Okanogan County is considering a 500-dollar penalty for illegal riding of wheeled all-terrain vehicles.
All outdoor debris pile burning throughout Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan Counties will be strictly prohibited beginning Friday.
[5/22/18] OKANOGAN FLOOD UPDATE
Monitoring efforts will now be managed by the county’s Department of Emergency Management and cities along the river valley.
If you have not already done so, you can sign up for emergency alerts online at okanogandem.org.
If you think you should have received a ballot, and haven’t- contact your county auditors office.
A Stage 1 burn ban begins at 8 a.m. Monday, Jan. 1, and will continue until further notice.
The ban in Asotin, Chelan, Douglas, Ferry, Kittitas, Klickitat, Pend Oreille, Stevens and other parts of Okanogan Counties, expired at 10 a.m., Dec. 15.
An air quality alert, issued by the Washington State Department of Ecology, for Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan Counties, remains in effect through noon this Saturday.
A second passenger escaped injury, as did the driver and 2 year old passenger in the second vehicle.
Smoke from wildfires in Eastern Washington, British Columbia, and Montana