Local News

Fall drawdown at Lake Osoyoos commences


Sep 17, 2019
Autumn is upon us and the Washington Department of Ecology is drawing down water levels at Lake Osoyoos to winter operational…





Okanogan County limited-entry deer hunt applications due Aug. 14


Jul 27, 2019
Eighteen lucky hunters will have an opportunity to hunt for deer this fall on the 6,000- acre Charles and Mary Eder unit of the…

WDFW restricts campfires, other activities in eastern Washington wildlife areas and water access areas


Jul 26, 2019
The impending arrival of hot, dry weather has prompted the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) to restrict…

Chinook salmon fishing opens on Columbia River above Brewster


Jul 25, 2019
Action:  Opens Chinook salmon fishing season in a section of the Columbia River above the Highway 173 Bridge at Brewster. …

Storm Brings Lightning and Fires


Jul 23, 2019
A storm system that moved through Okanogan County Monday afternoon brought lightning strikes to the area, several of which…

Ecology helps Okanogan County fight smoke - with steam


Jul 18, 2019
Homeowners in Okanogan County will soon have better options than burning when disposing of tree limbs and brush.  The…