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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…





Westfork Road Sluffing Off Into Reservoir


Mar 18, 2016
Portions of the Westfork Road in Conconully have sluffed off into the lower reservoir, narrowing, but not destroying the road. …

Lack of Skiers Not Snow May Close Loup Loup Ski Bowl


Mar 17, 2016
The ski conditions are described as excellent spring skiing, but a lack of skiers swooshing down the slopes may close the Loup…

Tonasket woman killed in accident south of Oroville Tuesday


Mar 16, 2016
A 47-year-old Tonasket woman was killed Tuesday afternoon when the vehicle she was riding in was struck on Highway 97 about…

Train Derails North of Riverside


Mar 15, 2016
A train pulling 52 cars with two engines derailed just north of Riverside Monday afternoon.  Okanogan County Emergency Manager…

Commissioners Pass Moratorium on Marijuana Businesses in Okanogan County


Mar 08, 2016
On Tuesday, the Okanogan County Board of Commissioners passes a six-month moratorium on new all marijuana businesses in the…