Tag: DNR

Department of Natural Resources closes recreation lands due to fire danger

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The state Department of Natural Resources has closed all the lands it manages in Eastern Washington to recreation because of high fire danger. The closures,...

Chelan Hills Fire cause is undetermined

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This month marks the one year anniversary of the Chelan Hills Fire that blackened over 18-hundred acres and burned nine structures in Douglas County....

Stemilt Basin wildfire prevention plan could serve as State model

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WENATCHEE, WA.- Chelan County Commissioners are meeting with State Department of Natural Resources officials to discuss planned forest health projects in advance of the...

DNR recruiting more than 500 firefighters for 2019

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NCW crews deployed to California wildfires

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Over one hundred firefighters from Washington State have been sent to California to help battle that State’s deadly wildfires. Over the weekend Commissioner of Public...

DNR donates fire engine to Okanogan Fire District

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RIVERSIDE- As part of the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) ongoing efforts to strengthen rural fire districts in wildfire-prone areas, Commissioner of Public...

This fire season quick response is the difference

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WENATCHEE- A Wenatchee Valley Firefighting official says crews are responding to wildland fires a lot quicker and with more resources this season. Douglas County Fire District...

Milepost 22 Fire near Vantage Fully Contained

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VANTAGE- The Milepost 22 Fire located north of Vantage is now fully contained according to fire officials after scorching just over 7,600 acres. The fire started...

Evening News May 29

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Good evening and welcome to the NCWLIFE Evening News. I’m Grant Olson. Before we get to today’s top news stories, let’s take a quick...

Escaped Debris Burn Threatens Homes in Number One Canyon

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WENATCHEE, WA.-Firefighters contained a brush fire Monday afternoon that briefly threatened some homes in the Number One Canyon area of Wenatchee. The fire was...