Local News

Brett Read Burn Recovery Fund


Aug 15, 2018
Local volunteer firefighter Brett Read was severely burned while fighting the Grass Valley Fire in Douglas County on August 11,…





Fire Blight Warning

Dan McCarthy

Okanogan County Pest Board


Jun 23, 2018
Fire blight is a serious concern to apple and pear growers this year.  Fire blight is a bacterial disease that can damage or…

Commissioners Declare Burn Ban in Okanogan County


Jun 21, 2018
Citing weather conditions that are contributing to unusual fire conditions, and the potential for large and catastrophic fires,…

Similkameen Trail Closure

Okanogan County Public Works


Jun 19, 2018
Okanogan County has closed the Similkameen Trail from the UPRR Trestle to the Enloe Dam for repair of the major washout that…

Fire Danger Increases in Parts of Eastern Washington


Jun 14, 2018
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR), in cooperation with partnering agencies, is implementing the…

Colville Tribes Teams with War Pony Pictures to Tell Sinixt story


Jun 13, 2018
The Colville Business Council has approved a contract with the documentary production company, War Pony Pictures for a film…