Local News

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…





Drought Prompts Federal Assistance for Farmers and Ranchers in Okanogan County.


Aug 17, 2015
Ranchers in Okanogan County may be eligible for financial drought relief from the federal government. The U.S. Drought Monitor…

Okanogan Complex Fire Update 8/17


Aug 17, 2015
Washington Incident Management Team 2, Nathan Rabe, IC, took command of the Okanogan Complex on Monday, August 17, 2015. The…

FEMA provides federal funds to help fight Okanogan County Complex Fire


Aug 15, 2015
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has authorized the use of federal funds to help with firefighting costs for the…

TWO VICTIMS INVOLVED IN PLANE CRASH, RISE ROAD OKANOGAN COUNTY


Aug 15, 2015
Today members of the Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office, FAA and Okanogan County Coroner returned to the scene of the plane…

Stickpin Fire Update

Ferry County Sheriff Raymond Maycumber


Aug 14, 2015
At yesterdays fire meeting Ferry County was informed of a fire located on the Kettle Crest (Mt. Leona), which is also known as…