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Sockeye fishery opens, salmon limits raised in Okanogan and Similkameen rivers


Jul 15, 2016
  Actions: Opens sockeye salmon to retention and raises total salmon limit. Species affected:  Sockeye and chinook salmon…





TWO YEAR DRUG CASE CLOSED WITH ARRESTS


Jun 28, 2013
Thursday afternoon, the North Central Washington Narcotics Task Force ended a more than two year investigation with the arrest…

Forest Roads West of Conconully Temporarily Closed for Repair


Jun 28, 2013
Temporary road closures in July and August will allow crews to complete repairs on two roads west of Conconully, Washington. …

Sockeye retention opens on portions of the Columbia and Okanogan rivers


Jun 28, 2013
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife issued a fishing rule change Thursday. Action: Allow retention of sockeye salmon…

Outfitter Guide Decision Withdrawn


Jun 25, 2013
After much consideration, Forest Supervisor Becki Heath has withdrawn her decision for the Pack and Saddle Stock Outfitter-Guide…

Okanogan Couple Injured in Motorcycle Versus Deer Collision


Jun 24, 2013
An Okanogan couple was injured Saturday in a deer versus motorcycle collision on the Conconully Highway outside of Omak. The…