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[9/16/19] Shoofly Fire near Lake Wenatchee

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A small wildfire is burning 12 miles west of Lake Wenatchee, about 30 miles northwest of Leavenworth, says the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. Forest visitors using Forest Road #6701-500 to access Top Lake Trail #1506 may see smoke from a half-acre lightning caused fire burning nearby. Named the Shoofly Fire, it was ignited earlier this month, […]

[5/22/19] Campfire Safety

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Sitting around a campfire is one of the special times we all enjoy, but campfires are also a major cause of wildfires. May is Wildfire Awareness Month, and the Pacific Northwest Coordination Group urges campers to follow these basic outdoor safety tips: Before going camping, always contact the forest district, agency or landowner first to […]

[10/10/17] Forest Service Receives Funding To Fix Flood Damaged Roads

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The damaged roads are spread throughout the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. From the Naches Ranger District – To the Entiat and Methow Valley.