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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…





Flood Watch Issued for Methow Valley


Aug 13, 2015
...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN EXPECTED ON FRIDAY... .A STRONG LOW PRESSURE WILL PROMOTE SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS…

Nine Mile Fire Over 100 Acres


Aug 13, 2015
Several fires ignited this afternoon off the Chesaw Road in the Nine Mile area east of Oroville.  Fire officials now say that…

Small Plane Crashes East of Oroville


Aug 13, 2015
The Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that a small plane crashed Thursday east of Oroville catching fire and killing the pilot who…

Emergency Alert System Wakes Residents


Aug 12, 2015
Residents who had signed up for Okanogan County’s new emergency alert system were awakened early Wednesday morning with a…

Annie Restoration Project Moving Forward


Aug 10, 2015
Restoration activities are planned for 5,200 acres of National Forest Land about 17 miles east of Tonasket, Washington.  After…