Okanogan County

[9/3/19] Okanogan Firefighter Airlifted with Burns

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Fire broke out in Okanogan County around 4 p.m. Sunday near B&O Road N between Fletcher Loop Road and Spring Coulee Road,  severely injuring an Okanogan County Firefighter who suffered second and third degree burns to 50-60% of his body. The injured firefighter was identified as Assistant Chief Christian Johnson of Okanogan County Fire District […]

[1/27/19] Okanogan Cannabis Hearing Monday

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Okanogan County Commissioners hold a public hearing on proposed cannabis regulations Monday.

[12/31/18] Okanogan County Comprehensive Plan Deadline

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This Friday is the deadline to submit comment on proposed revisions to the Okanogan County Comprehensive Plan. The revisions take into consideration a forecast population increase of over 3500 people by the year 2040. The revised comprehensive plan includes three alternative policy approaches for dealing with the projected increase. Okanogan County has determined the proposal […]

[6/7/18] Okanogan County WATV Penalty Proposed

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Okanogan County is considering a 500-dollar penalty for illegal riding of wheeled all-terrain vehicles.

[5/30/18] Annual Fire Safety Burn Ban Goes Into Effect This Friday, June 1

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All outdoor debris pile burning throughout Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan Counties will be strictly prohibited beginning Friday.

[5/22/18] OKANOGAN FLOOD UPDATE

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Monitoring efforts will now be managed by the county’s Department of Emergency Management and cities along the river valley.