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Okanogan, Washington is located in Okanogan County. Zip codes in Okanogan, WA include 98840. The median home price in Okanogan is $155,900. More Okanogan information.

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10 hrs ago | Methow Valley News Home Page

A memorable visit to the Methow Valley

My Aunt Marie Cockrell lived in a little house across the road from the Chewack River Ranch, a few miles north of Winthrop.

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19 hrs ago | Wenatchee World

Similkameen Sunday celebration Sept. 21

A celebration honoring the culture, spirit and resources of the Similkameen River will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Sept.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune

Police seek Oroville man for attempted murder

The Okanogan County Sheriff's office is seeking asssitance in locating a homeless man who is suspected in the brutal stabbing and robbery of an Oroville man at the end of last month.

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Methow Valley News Home Page

Little Bridge/Upper Falls/Carlton Complex fire update

Fuels are expected to continue to dry today, but fire behavior should remain at a minimum with the cooler temperatures.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

President rejects ice bucket challenge, will donate instead

You won't see the President of the United States dumping a bucket of ice over his head any time soon, but that doesn't mean he isn't supporting the cause of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

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KHQ-TV Spokane

One dead, apartment destroyed in Soap Lake fire

Crews responded to the fire at about 2 a.m. at the Soap Lake Gardens apartments, according to Police Chief Glenn Quantz.

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Sunherald.com

Tax refunds for wildfire-damaged homes in Okanogan

Okanogan County Treasurer Leah McCormack says the county has sent out over $10,000 in tax refunds for lost structures and reduced property values because of the wildfires.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Methow Valley News Home Page

Many forest areas, recreation sites to reopen sunday on Methow Valley and Tonasket Ranger Districts

Wenatchee, WA- As of Sunday, August 17, Methow Valley and Tonasket Ranger Districts on the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest are opening many of the areas that have been closed due to fire activity.

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Methow Valley News Home Page

Little Bridge, Carlton Complex, and Upper Falls Fire Updates

Recent moisture and lower temperatures continued to create an opportunity for our firefighters to safely take more direct action on all three fires.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune

Lois Rice fills vacant council seat

The Tonasket City Council appointed Lois Rice to fill the vacant council seat opened by Jean Ramsey's resignation in June.Rice was approved by a 3-0 vote at the Tuesday, July 22, council meeting after a brief executive session to review the qualifications of Rice and fellow applicant Sandi Sunda.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Methow Valley News Home Page

Headed for court

A contingency of Mazama-area residents gathered Tuesday morning , ready to travel to Okanogan to observe the first day of a trial over the legality of a small cabin built atop Flagg Mountain in 2012.

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Methow Valley News Home Page

Little Bridge/Upper Falls/Carlton Complex Fire updates

Rain over the fires has created an opportunity for our firefighters to safely take more direct action on the fires.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Spokesman-Review

More arson arrests for helping spread Okanogan fires - Wed, 13 Aug 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. Two more arrests were made in Okanogan County for helping spread the devastating fire that scorched much of the Methow Valley last month, bringing the total number of people in custody to three.

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KIMA

Improvement for firefighters on S. Cle Elum Ridge

For the South Cle Elum Ridge Fire Tuesday, the fire continued to burn to the west, the northeast and to the south, but with a lower intensity than earlier this week.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

KREM-TV Spokane

Deputies catch two Okanogan Co. arson suspects

Sheriff's deputies arrested two men on arson charges. Larry Smith, 63, of Twisp, Wash.

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KREM-TV Spokane

6 things to know about Tuesday's Inland Northwest storm

A stormy Tuesday is expected across the INW with potentially strong storms arriving mostly later today, with the potential to bring gusty outflow winds, abundant lightning and flash flooding possible.

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EurekAlert!

Fires in Northern Washington State

The Pacific Northwest has been inundated with wildfires most stemming from lightning strikes during summer storms.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Seattle Times

Wind, dry lightning could add up to bad news for fires

A weather inversion that kept wildfires in check over the weekend is expected to give way to dry, windy conditions and dry lightning that will challenge firefighting efforts across the region.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Methow Valley News Home Page

Little Bridge Creek Fire update

A community meeting was held Friday night in the gym at the Twisp Community Center.

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Bellingham Herald

Lynden Rodeo to headline two days of Northwest Washington Fair

You might not expect to see fat suits, fun noodles and footballs at the 10th annual Lynden Rodeo, but that's the full package from PRCA Rodeo Clown of the Year JJ Harrison.

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Flash Flood Watch for Okanogan County was issued at August 20 at 3:51PM PDT

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