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Stoves of all shapes and sizes.
TWISP - It may be hot outside, but that didn't deter folks in Okanogan County from taking advantage of a cashback incentive to recycle old, smoky wood stoves earlier this month. At $250 per stove, limited to two stoves per customer, each person could claim up to $500! Reducing wintertime air...
Carlos and Zuni Henriquez, the new pastors of the Wellspring of Life Community Church in Bridgeport made the opening official last Saturday with a ribbon cutting at 1300 Foster Avenue. The Foursquare building once served as the site for the former Bridgeport Food Bank that operated out of the...

Kristin Bail will serve as the new Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest Supervisor, effective Sept. 1.
Portland - Pacific Northwest Regional Forester Glenn Casamassa announced Kristin Bail as the new Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest Supervisor, effective Sept. 1, 2019. Bail currently serves as the Acting Director for the USDA Forest Service’s Watershed, Fish, Wildlife, Air and Rare Plant programs...
CHIKAMIN AREA - Starting July 8, a coalition of state and federal agencies, with support from local tribes, will begin the second two-week round of translocating mountain goats from Olympic National Park and Olympic National Forest to the northern Cascade Mountains to meet wildlife management goals...

Two Forest Service employees work on patching a section of a road on the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest.
Twisp - The Black Pine Lake area, located about 10 miles west of Twisp, Wash., is a popular place for people wanting to swim, boat, fish, camp, picnic, or hike. Road work may delay forest visitors when heading to this popular destination. Starting June 21, forest visitors driving on Forest Service...
(StatePoint) Al mirar al suelo, es posible que no esté consciente de los millones de millas de infraestructura de servicios públicos que hay enterrada y que mantiene a la sociedad vestida, alimentada, con energía eléctrica, conectada y mucho más. Desafortunadamente, muchos de nosotros pensamos “...
PATEROS – The annual and popular three-day City-Wide Yard Sale starts on Friday, June 7, and continues through Sunday, June 9. Maps showing the street addresses of all participating vendors will be available no later than Thursday, June 6, at city hall and business locations around the city. City...
BREWSTER – Members of American Legion Columbia Post 97 will honor Memorial Day, with observances at six locations from Pateros to Packwood from 9 a.m. to noon on Monday, May 27. Area Three Commander Denny Pittman said services are scheduled at the following locations and times: 9 a.m., Pateros...
PATEROS – If you are an amateur radio operator or just want to learn more about the hobby from real experts, drop by the Okanogan County Amateur Radio Club W70RC campout along the Columbia River at Pateros this weekend. Club members and guests will gather at the parking lot just above mouth of the...

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