OLYMPIA – As of Friday, Aug. 17, campfires are banned on all lands protected from wildfire by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) east of the Cascades. This ban joins many other jurisdictions that have also prohibited campfires.
OKANOGAN – In the second count of the Tuesday, Aug. 7 Primary Election, results still show Jim Detro, the incumbent candidate for Okanogan County Commissioner, Position 3, way out ahead of his two challengers, Sally Bull and Robert Fuchs.
Jesus called Lucy Elaine Beeman from her earthly home, Saturday morning, July 28, 2018 to her eternal home following an extended battle with cancer, with her faithful husband Jerry of 49 years by her bedside. Elaine was born May 11, 1937 in Tonasket, Washington to Russel and Bunny (Hill) Hawkins.
OKANOGAN – Early and unofficial Primary Election results show Jim Detro, the incumbent Okanogan County Commissioner, Position 3, candidate way out ahead of his two challengers, Sally Bull and Robert Fuchs.
TWISP – The 7671 Crescent Fire burning east of the Twisp River continued to be active near Williams Creek as of press time. However, the nearby 38 acre Gilbert Fire was exhibiting no fire activity with little smoke being produced, according to the U.S. Forest Service.
SPOKANE – Due to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Spokane District’s commitment to keeping public landscapes healthy and productive, fire restrictions on lands administered by the district and by the BLM have been modified to prohibit the building, maintaining, attending or using a fire of any type, including charcoal briquette fires.