NCW — Permits to cut down a Christmas tree are now on sale at all ranger districts on the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest.
They are also available at the forest headquarters in Wenatchee, or Okanogan Valley office in Okanogan.
The $5 permit allows a family to cut one tree with a maximum height of 15 feet, or dig and transplant a small living tree. Two permits are allowed per family.
The U.S. Forest Service encourages tree gatherers to check road conditions,…