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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…





Campfires prohibited in DNR campground at Rock Lake and Rock Creek


Jul 17, 2014
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today additional campfire restrictions in Okanogan County. …

Carlton Complex Fire Update


Jul 17, 2014
SR20 has been closed due to fire activity.  The closure goes from Loup Loup mile post marker 206 to mile post 15.  This is…

Carlton Complex Fire Causes Highway 153 Closure


Jul 16, 2014
The acreages in the Carlton Complex fires grew substantially Wednesday. Officials say the acreages for the Carlton Complex…

Stokes Road Complex Fire Grows, More Evacuations Ordered


Jul 16, 2014
The Stokes Road fire burning off of the Texas Creek Road south of Carlton was 1500 acres in size as of last night.  That fire,…

Quick Thinking Store Employee Foils Alcohol Theft by Minors


Jul 16, 2014
On Sunday evening, a Safeway employee reported a possible alcohol theft.  Two juvenile males were seen running out of the store…