Local News

A New Pharmacy is Coming to Tonasket

Dec 05, 2018
A new Pharmacy is coming to the town of Tonasket following the closure last month of Roy’s Pharmacy. On their Facebook page,…

Some campfires allowed; fire danger persists across Forest

Sep 15, 2018
Beginning Monday September 17, 2018, forest users will once again be able to have campfires in designated recreation sites, such…

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Affirms Colville Tribes’ Lower Court Victories over Teck

Sep 15, 2018
In a resounding legal victory for the Colville Tribes against international mining giant Teck Metals Ltd., the Ninth Circuit…

USFW Supervisor Forced to Remind Employees That Human Safety Comes First

Aug 29, 2018
In the wake of a July 12th incident in Okanogan County where a 25-year-old Forest Service employee was treed by wolves, and…

Okanogan County physician suspended; charges say he is unable to practice with reasonable skill and safety

Press Release

Aug 25, 2018
The Washington Medical Commission has immediately suspended the medical license of physician William L. Dienst, Jr.,…

Extreme fire danger across Forest; additional fire restrictions in effect

Aug 21, 2018
Wenatchee, WA (August 21, 2018)- Due to extreme fire danger the entire Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest,…