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Spring prescribed burning is complete

Spring prescribed burning is complete

The spring prescribed burning season has concluded in the Methow Valley, the U.S. Forest Service said in a press release this week. Crews will focus on patrolling active burn units while continuing to prepare for fire season, the release said. Burn treatments were completed on about 750 acres this spring. “This summer we plan to...

Trailer access eased on Harts Pass Road

Trailer restrictions on Harts Pass Road have been changed for the spring season to allow trailers of up to 20 feet in length, regardless of the number of axles, according to the U.S. Forest Service. In the past, the Forest Service allowed only single-axle trailers, but recently changed the restriction to trailers equal to or...
Federal shutdown takes toll on agencies in valley

Federal shutdown takes toll on agencies in valley

By Ann McCreary
District Ranger Mike Liu was one of only a handful of people still working at the Methow Valley Ranger District headquarters in Winthrop Tuesday (Oct. 1) on the first day of a federal government shutdown.