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State, federal, county burn bans lifted as weather moderates

County, state and federal officials have lifted burn bans because of higher humidity and cooler nighttime temperatures. The Okanogan County commissioners lifted the county ban on outdoor burning on Monday (Sept. 29). The commissioners noted that the fire chief and fire advisory board support the decision. The Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR) rescinded the...
DNR lifts campfire ban in eastern Washington

DNR lifts campfire ban in eastern Washington

Campfires are now permitted in approved fire pits in designated state and other campgrounds managed by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). The Commissioner of Public Lands lifted the ban on recreational fires in eastern Washington last Friday (Aug. 30). The ban on such fires west of the Cascade crest was lifted two weeks earlier....