Dept. of Natural Resources

[7/5/19] Okanogan Wildfire Still Smoldering

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A fire burning in Okanogan County, about 7 miles south of Oroville has burned close to 350 acres. The Swanson Mill Fire started a little before 2pm Wednesday and was to close to 300 acres by the evening hours. Some structures were threatened and one outbuilding was lost. According to Okanogan County Emergency Management, the […]

[6/15/16] Free Brush Chipping Extended

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  Last weekend’s pilot run of a free brush chipping and dumping event proved to be a success. So successful, in fact, that the City of Chelan will host another round this weekend as they continue in their quest to de-fuel the valley as we head into the heart of wildfire season.   Funding for […]