The public can view the draft plan online and comments can be submitted directly to the Recreation and Conservation Office website at rco.wa.gov.
The warning includes the Chelan and Methow Valleys where locally windy conditions combined with low relative humidity could lead to rapid fire spread
Ronald Anderson was swept off an inflatable tube as he and other subjects were floating.
He suffered head, neck, back, and abdominal injuries from the fall.
Campfires and use of charcoal briquette barbecues, Tiki torches, and other devices that use solid fuel is prohibited across most of the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest.
The incident unfolded shortly before 5pm on Saturday, July 29th.
With about eight weeks of summer left, the Washington State Parks Boating Program wants to remind paddle board enthusiasts about the laws and risks before they head out on the water.
Campfire restrictions are in place on the Okanogan Wenatchee National Forest- which means campfires are only allowed in designated fire rings.
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Last year, 76% of fatal boating accidents were drowning, and of those– 85% were not wearing a life jacket.
It’s also a good idea to check road conditions and traffic before hitting the road.