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Posts tagged "Leecher Mountain Lookout"
County considers ending public access on several roads

County considers ending public access on several roads

Okanogan County is considering vacating 11 roads, four in or near the Methow Valley, having determined that they are no longer needed for public use. Some sections are a fraction of a mile, while others are as long as 7 miles. If all the road segments were closed, it would affect more than 36 miles.
Back at The Goat

Back at The Goat

In just about a month, “Lightning Bill” Austin will return to his home away from home — the fire lookout atop Goat Peak — and he couldn’t be happier. When he hikes with his two dogs up to the lookout tower above Mazama at the end of June, it will mark his 21st summer at Goat Peak, where …...
‘Lightning Bill’ moving from Goat Peak to Leecher Lookout

‘Lightning Bill’ moving from Goat Peak to Leecher Lookout

By Ann McCreary
This summer would have been “Lightning Bill” Austin’s 20th anniversary as the U.S. Forest Service’s fire lookout atop Goat Peak in Mazama. Instead, he’ll be …