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Government shutdown: Local effects a mixed bag

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WENATCHEE — OK, a Congressional stalemate over budgets and Obamacare has partially shut down the federal government. But how’s that affect us locally?

Basically, it means that by this morning the local field offices of many federal agencies have curtailed operations or closed entirely. Think Forest Service, North Cascades National Park, Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Land Management and cutbacks in services at the Social Security office.

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