Regional News

North Cascades east side closure point to move from Silver Star Gate to Early Winters on Wednesday

Jan 05, 2021
This Wednesday the east side closure point on SR 20 North Cascades Highway will move from Silver Star Gate at milepost 171 to…

Campfire restrictions go into effect on the National Forest July 24

Jul 23, 2020
Beginning Friday, July 24, campfire restrictions go into effect on the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. Campfires will be…

Fire Precaution Level, Fire Danger Ratings Increase in Eastern Washington

Jul 23, 2020
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today the following changes in industrial fire precaution…

Agencies to begin fourth and final round of translocating mountain goats from the Olympics to the Cascades

News Release

Jul 22, 2020
Starting July 27, a coalition of state and federal agencies, with support from local tribes, will begin the fourth and final…

Okanogan County limited-entry deer hunt applications due Aug. 14

Jul 15, 2020
Eighteen lucky hunters will have an opportunity to hunt for deer this fall on the 6,000- acre Charles and Mary Eder unit of the…

Secretary Bernhardt Listens to Local Concerns and Scraps Plans to Reintroduce Grizzly Bears into the North Cascades Ecosystem

Jul 08, 2020
 U.S. Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt announced today at a roundtable with community members…