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Closed section of Rufus Woods Lake will open to anglers


Apr 14, 2014
Following the events of Sept. 11, 2001, this section of Rufus Woods Lake was closed to public access and recreational fishing…





Funding Helps Okanogan Valley Students Study Tripod Fire Effects

By NCBI
May 04, 2011
The U.S. Forest Service recently announced that it had awarded more than $122,300 to four Pacific Northwest national…

Ecology starts review of Twisp's shoreline program update

By NCBI
May 03, 2011
The Washington Department of Ecology is accepting comments on the town of Twisp's recently updated shoreline master…

Tribe Working on Okanogan River Project

By NCBI
Apr 28, 2011
Several employees from the Colville Confederated Tribes (CCT) Fish and Wildlife Department attended an Okanogan County…

Deadline to apply for special hunt permits is May 18

By NCBI
Apr 27, 2011
Hunters have through May 18 to apply for special hunting permits for fall deer, elk, mountain goat, moose, bighorn sheep,…

State's transportation budget includes money for new Keller Ferry

By NCBI
Apr 25, 2011
A much-needed and much-anticipated new ferry will be built to serve the Keller Ferry run and the surrounding…