OKANOGAN – Christian Johnson, Assistant Chief of the Okanogan Volunteer Fire Department, suffered serious injuries while on the Spring Coulee Fire. He has second and third degree burns over 60 percent of his body.
A Celebration of Life and barbecue for John Shaw will be held on Saturday, Sept. 28 at Frontier Ranch, Oroville, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. with a short program and sharing of stories at 3 p.m. Family and friends are invited. John Shaw Obituary
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) sent a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, calling on him to elevate Washington apple access in India by reducing tariff rates for U.S. apple growers.
OROVILLE – Autumn is upon us and the Washington Department of Ecology is drawing down water levels at Lake Osoyoos to winter operational levels. Releases from Zosel Dam to the Okanogan River will increase in volume to bring the lake down about two-and-a-half feet from now until December.
OKANOGAN – Okanogan County PUD is pursuing a community solar project for its customers that would allow multiple participants to share the costs and benefits of a solar project, including receiving a yearly incentive check from the state.
SPOKANE – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Spokane District has lifted the regulated fire closure on public lands administered by the BLM and the Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) in eastern Washington.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) released the following statement after the U.S. Department of the Interior announced a public meeting on the Draft North Cascades Ecosystem Grizzly Bear Restoration Plan/Environmental Impact Statement.
SPOKANE – The National Weather Service in Spokane has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Okanogan, Douglas and Chelan Counties for Tuesday, Sept. 10 from 11 a.m. through this evening.
OROVILLE – The Pacific Northwest Trail Association would like to install a PNT-Oroville trail town kiosk and is hosting a workshop to gather community input on the location, design and content of the kiosk.
WINTHROP – Sept. 4, 2019 – The Washington State Parks Folk and Traditional Arts Program invites the public to the “Celebrating Cultures” concert at Pearrygin Lake State Park on Saturday, Sept. 14.
SPOKANE – U.S. Border Patrol Agents within Spokane Sector were involved in two notable arrests over the Labor Day weekend, including near Oroville.