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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…





Kinross To Appeal PCHB Ruling


Aug 07, 2015
On Thursday we reported that the Pollution Control Hearings Board ruled last week, that it is reasonable to require Crown…

Large Smoke Plume Over the Okanogan Coming From Wolverine Fire


Aug 01, 2015
The Wolverine fire was very active overnight and into this morning, growing to approximately 4,000 acres.  Late afternoon…

Newby Lake Fire Update 7/31


Jul 31, 2015
Newby Lake Fire, northwest of Loomis Washington, was putting up some smoke again on Thursday. According to Incident Commander…

Drought conditions prompt changes in Lake Osoyoos levels


Jul 31, 2015
Continuing drought conditions affecting water supplies in the Okanogan River Basin has prompted changes in how Osoyoos Lake will…

Fatal accident claims Tonasket High School Grad


Jul 31, 2015
A Tonasket high School graduate, 23-year old Brett B Hendrick, of East Wenatchee,is dead after his motorcycle was hit head on by…