Local News

Some Forest Lands in Okanogan County Remain Closed


Aug 28, 2014
With Labor Day Weekend fast approaching, there are key pieces of information that will be useful to those planning trips to…





Hatchery steelhead, whitefish angling closes Jan. 2

By NCBI
Dec 28, 2011
Most steelhead fisheries on the upper Columbia River will close Jan. 2 from Rock Island Dam to Chief Joseph Dam, as will…

Minimum Wage Jumps to $9.04 on Sunday

By Associated Press
Dec 28, 2011
Washington state's minimum wage increases by 37 cents to $9.04 an hour starting on New Year's Day. While the state's…

No exempt well water limit for livestock

By Associated Press
Dec 22, 2011
The Washington state Supreme Court says state law does not limit the amount of groundwater that can be pumped for…

Rare Ross's gull spotted in Okanogan County

By NCBI
Dec 22, 2011
A Ross's gull has been spotted on Palmer Lake in Okanogan County by Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW)…

Okanogan County Needs Your Input on Recreation

By NCBI
Dec 15, 2011
Okanogan County is updating the Outdoor Recreation Plan. A community survey is now available on the front page of the…