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Chelan County Seeking Formal Agreement With Forest Service
Chelan County Seeking Formal Agreement With Forest Service
Chelan County Seeking Formal Agreement With Forest Service
The Activities of the U.S. Forest Service inside Chelan County are under a spotlight after the county was overrun recently by smoke and haze from wildfires on U.S. Forest land.  Air quality reached unhealthy to hazardous levels on a regular basis for more than a month straight leading into mid-October.  ...
U.S. 2 Closed For 12th Straight Day In Cascades
U.S. 2 Closed For 12th Straight Day In Cascades
U.S. 2 Closed For 12th Straight Day In Cascades
U, S. Highway 2 remains closed in the North Cascades for what's now the 12th day in a row because of the Bolt Creek Fire, which has been burning close by. The holdup to reopening the highway is unstable trees on slopes next to the roadway...
Wish Poosh Campground Closed Early
Wish Poosh Campground Closed Early
Wish Poosh Campground Closed Early
The U.S. Forest Service announced that the Wish Poosh Campground located near Lake Cle Elum has closed for the season early after several recent aggressive bear/camper encounters. The area was set to close next week for construction work that was to last through next May, but Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest personnel say public safety is their top concern and recent bear activity forced the ch
Snow Lakes Trail Work to Clear Landslide Begins Monday
Snow Lakes Trail Work to Clear Landslide Begins Monday
Snow Lakes Trail Work to Clear Landslide Begins Monday
The U.S. Forest Service will begin trail improvement work on the Snow Lakes Trail Monday between Nada and Snow Lakes. Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest Public Affairs Officer Robin DeMario says, "During the work days Monday through Thursday, hikers should expect possible delays up to 3-4 hours as explosives are being used to remove a major landslide in the area ...
U.S. Forest Service Asking Parkers on Eightmile Road to Follow Rules
U.S. Forest Service Asking Parkers on Eightmile Road to Follow Rules
U.S. Forest Service Asking Parkers on Eightmile Road to Follow Rules
The U.S. Forest Service is reminding visitors to Eightmile Road southwest of Leavenworth that there is no parking on the side of the road for safety reasons. Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest Public Affairs Officer Robin DeMario says there are risks to motorists and that emergency vehicles cannot access the area if both sides have cars ...

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