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Steelhead and whitefish fisheries to close on the upper Columbia River, tributaries


Mar 25, 2015
Action:  Closure of steelhead and whitefish fishing on the upper Columbia River including the Wenatchee, Entiat, Methow,…





Sockeye retention opens on portions of the Columbia and Okanogan rivers


Jun 28, 2013
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife issued a fishing rule change Thursday. Action: Allow retention of sockeye salmon…

Outfitter Guide Decision Withdrawn


Jun 25, 2013
After much consideration, Forest Supervisor Becki Heath has withdrawn her decision for the Pack and Saddle Stock Outfitter-Guide…

Okanogan Couple Injured in Motorcycle Versus Deer Collision


Jun 24, 2013
An Okanogan couple was injured Saturday in a deer versus motorcycle collision on the Conconully Highway outside of Omak. The…

Search Continues for Omak Man Missing in the River


Jun 24, 2013
Search and Rescue Crews are continuing their search of the Okanogan River this morning, looking for an Omak man who went missing…

Fire District 6 plans “Jaws of Life” demonstration for July 4


Jun 24, 2013
Okanogan County Fire District 6 (Fire District 6) volunteers will demonstrate their new   vehicle extraction tools on July 4 in…