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‘Living with Fire’ presentation in Tonasket

‘Living with Fire’ presentation in Tonasket

The Okanogan Highlands Alliance will present “Living with Fire,” a program on fire ecology, history and management in the region, on May 1 at the Community Cultural Center (CCC) of Tonasket. Presenting will be Jason Llewellyn and Dale Swedberg. Llewellyn has been a primary wildland firefighter for 18 years with the U.S. Forest Service. Swedberg...
Buckhorn Mine settlement reached

Buckhorn Mine settlement reached

Objectors say suit will continue BY ANN McCREARY Owners of the Buckhorn gold mine near Chesaw will pay $80,000 of a $395,000 state penalty for water quality violations, and will undertake $180,000 worth of environmental projects in areas around the mine. Under a settlement announced last week by the Washington Department of Ecology, the owner,...