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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...

Disposing of expired meds is as easy as opening the drawer to the disposal kiosk.
BREWSTER – A metal kiosk has been installed at Three Rivers Hospital (TRH) to allow area residents a free, safe and secure option to dispose of expired medications. It is located near the admitting desk in the emergency room at the northeast end of the building on 507 Hospital Way. The kiosk is the...

If he were alive today the British poet William Wordsworth (1770-1850), whose most famous work was the poem “Daffodils,” would certainly linger and enjoy this bed of daffodils decorating the side of State Route 173 on Bridgeport Bar.

The Valley Venturers 4H Petting Zoo was a popular stop for youngsters. From left, Stevie Simmons, Addison Henton, and Wrandie Bowen dote on one of the animal attractions, a baby pig.
PATEROS – Another successful Arbor Day observance - this one the most ambitious with five days of clean-up, planting and beautification projects - is in the books as the city concluded Earth & Arbor Day with an afternoon capstone event in Pateros Memorial Park last Friday afternoon, April 26....

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