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Governor Inslee adds Okanogan County to Drought Declaration


Apr 17, 2015
On Friday, Governor Jay Inslee declared a drought in 13 river basins in Washington state, including the Okanogan River. The…





BPA and Forest Service Consider Proposal for Coho Acclimation Pond

By NCBI
Apr 18, 2013
Comments are sought on a proposal to construct and operate an acclimation pond for coho salmon on the Eightmile Ranch,…

Lawmaker's Plan Would Raid 911 Funds

By NCBI
Apr 17, 2013
911 operators say state budget talks are taking a devastating turn as lawmakers look to raid a fund that was set up to…

SR 20 North Cascades Highway reopened at 1 p.m.

By NCBI
Apr 16, 2013
Lighter snowfall this past winter helped crews reopen the North Cascades Highway today, April 16, almost a month earlier…

Officials Move Up Opening of North Cascades Highway

By NCBI
Apr 15, 2013
Department of Transportation officials have moved up the reopening date for the North Cascades Highway. They say barring…

County Will Sell Surplus Lands

By NCBI
Apr 10, 2013
The Board of Commissioners has determined that six surplus Real Estate Parcels will be sold by the Okanogan County…