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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…





911 Service Outtage in Methow Valley


Aug 04, 2014
Landline telephone and 911 service is not working from the Carlton area north isolating the Upper Methow Valley including Twisp,…

Fishing opens on Salmon Creek


Aug 04, 2014
Action: Opens Salmon Creek to fishing.   Effective dates: Aug. 2 through Oct. 31, 2014. Species affected:  Smallmouth bass,…

Pearrygin Lake State Park reopens Thursday


Aug 01, 2014
The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission reopened Pearrygin Lake State Park Thursday, July 31, for camping and day…

Carlton Complex Fire Update for Aug 1


Aug 01, 2014
August 1, 2014 8 a.m.                Special Message:  Support our Methow Valley residents impacted by fire by visiting and…

Industrial fire precaution levels rise in Okanogan County


Jul 31, 2014
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today the following changes in the industrial fire…