[8/30/19] Smoldering Fires Remain Active
Hotter and drier weather this week, coupled with a few nights of low relative humidity, resulted in increased fire activity on the wildfires being managed on the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. Smoke from the 180-acre South Fork Fire, burning in the Alpine Lakes Wilderness about 14 miles northwest of Leavenworth was seen late Wednesday afternoon. The […]
[8/19/19] Fire that Burned 45,000 Acres in Mop Up
Crews are starting mop-up on the Williams Flats Fire near the Colville Reservation and Lake Roosevelt, the largest wildfire currently burning in the state. It’s now 85 percent contained at nearly 45,000 acres. Fire managers said firefighters are holding containment lines, watching for unburned pockets in the fire perimeter. About 500 personnel are working the […]
[7/29/19] Devore Creek Fire Moving Slowly
Forest Service crews started reopening a community protection line southwest of Stehekin due to the Devore Creek Fire. It’s estimated at 120 acres, burning in high-elevation timber, one of several fires started by lightning last week in the region. Kari Grover-Weir, a Chelan Ranger for the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, said on Saturday a hotshot crew […]
The latest on the Crescent Mountain and McLeod fires.
[12/4/17] A Great Way to support the Orchard
TREES ARE NOT JUST FOR CHILDREN!. Maybe you know someone who doesn’t get to Stehekin often enough, who has a special memory of the Orchard….