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Suspect in Custody for Threats to Washington Sheriff's over I-1639


Feb 20, 2019
A 23-year-old Omak man was arrested Wednesday morning for allegedly threatening Sheriffs of Washington who spoke out against…





Portion of Salmon Creek Road Closed


Sep 19, 2018
Okanogan County Public Works has closed Salmon Creek Road from milepost 2.14 to 2.40.  This closure is immediately south of…

WDFW plans controlled burns on wildlife areas in Eastern Washington


Sep 18, 2018
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) will be conducting controlled burns on department lands in Okanogan,…

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…