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Closed section of Rufus Woods Lake will open to anglers


Apr 14, 2014
Following the events of Sept. 11, 2001, this section of Rufus Woods Lake was closed to public access and recreational fishing…





False Kidnapping Report Lands Fake Victim in Jail


Dec 27, 2013
A fake story about being robbed at gun point outside of a local bank landed a 62-year-old Okanogan woman in the Okanogan County…

Burn Ban Extended Through Monday


Dec 27, 2013
The State  Department of Ecology has extended the Stage 1 burn ban in Okanogan and eight other eastern Washington counties. The…

Uncooperative conditions call for burn bans in 9 EW counties


Dec 23, 2013
Unpromising weather forecasts are prompting the Washington Department of Ecology to call Stage 1 burn bans for Kittitas, Chelan,…

Twenty-Six Apply for Licenses to Grow Marijuana


Dec 04, 2013
In Okanogan County, 26 individuals or entities have now applied to the state to produce Marijuana, 16 have applied to process…

North Cascades Highway Closed for the season


Dec 03, 2013
The North Cascades Highway, SR 20, has been closed for the season. Tuesday, avalanche and maintenance crews found potentially…