In the Okanogan Flood: Public Information with Team Rubicon’s disaster relief efforts

Sandbags hold back floodwaters in Okanogan County, WA.

The outer edge of the floodwaters was still and murky brown. At the center of the Okanogan River, though, the water churned.

The Okanogan River flows south from Osoyoos Lake, which crosses the US-Canadian Border in the Northeast corner of Washington State. Usually a welcome source of water in the farming region, the…