State of emergency: Inslee visits Ferry County

Gov. Jay Inslee (left) shakes hands with Ferry-Okanogan Fire Protection District No. 14 Chief Foster Fanning on Wednesday, May 24, at the Curlew Fire Hall. Inslee was in town to discuss post-flooding recovery. Also pictured are Ferry County Emergency Manager Amy Rooker and Ferry County Sheriff Ray Maycumber.

Photo by Brock Hires
Gov. Jay Inslee (left) shakes hands with Ferry-Okanogan Fire Protection District No. 14 Chief Foster Fanning on Wednesday, May 24, at the Curlew Fire Hall. Inslee was in town to discuss post-flooding recovery. Also pictured are Ferry County Emergency Manager Amy Rooker and Ferry County Sheriff Ray Maycumber.



CURLEW — Years of devastating wildfires, windstorms and flooding is taking a toll on Ferry County resources and funding.

That was the message local officials expressed to Gov...

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