Regional News

Forest assessing burned areas for flooding risk from Naches to Methow Valley


Sep 26, 2017
High above the community of Mazama, US Forest Service Hydrologist Molly Hanson takes dozens of aerial photos of areas burned in…





Commission rejects petition to rescind cougar guidelines


Aug 21, 2015
The Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission today voted to reject a petition by several environmental organizations to rescind a…

PCT & Harts Pass Re-open


Aug 18, 2015
The Pacific Crest Trail and Harts Pass have been re-opened. Most of the fires started by lightning on the Methow Valley Ranger…

FEMA provides federal funds to help fight Stickpin Fire


Aug 15, 2015
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the…

Chris Young Concert Cancelled Due to Fires


Aug 15, 2015
Due to the dangerous fire conditions in Chelan County, the Chris Young concert scheduled for this evening in the Deep Water…

Fires Growing. Some Contained on MVRD


Aug 15, 2015
Dry, windy conditions allowed several fires on the Methow Valley Ranger District to grow substantially Friday. Evacuations were…