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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…





Campfire Restrictions Reduced


Sep 16, 2015
Campfire Restrictions ReducedSeptember 16, 2015 — 3:45 p.m.  Wenatchee, WA—Starting September 18, campfire restrictions will be…

Community Forum on Thinning National Forest & Private


Sep 11, 2015
The North Central Washington Forest Health Collaborative (NCWFHC) and the National Forest Foundation (NFF) is jointly sponsoring…

Cougar Sighted in Okanogan


Sep 11, 2015
The Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife has recently received several reports of a cougar in the area of Okanogan. …

Fire Relief Loan Program


Sep 08, 2015
North Cascades Bank has established a special Fire Relief Loan Program.  This loan program is designed to get money quickly and…

Cougar Sighted in Okanogan


Sep 08, 2015
WDFW Police received a sighting of a small cougar at South 5th Ave on September 08, 2015.  Though it is extremely rare for a…