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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…





Primary Election Ballots in the Mail


Jul 20, 2015
Ballots for the August 4, 2015 Primary Election, went into the mail Thursday, July 16, 2015. The only district with a Primary…

Forest Restoration Planned East of Twisp


Jul 20, 2015
More than 10,000 acres of forest restoration work will get underway following Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest Supervisor Mike…

Tribe Offers Reward in Vandalism Case


Jul 16, 2015
The Colville Confederated Tribes’ fishermen had a rude awakening on the morning of July 14 when they arrived to work at Mosquito…

Marking One Year Since Catastrophic Carlton Complex Fire, Newhouse Recognizes First Responders, Firefighters, Volunteers


Jul 15, 2015
Today, Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) spoke on the House floor to recognize the efforts of first responders, firefighters, and…

Commissioners forced to rescind resolution on Board of Health charter


Jul 15, 2015
The Okanogan County Commissioners on Monday were forced to rescind a resolution passed just a week before, restructuring the…