Local News

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…





Sheriff Looking for Robbery Suspect


Oct 01, 2013
The Okanogan County Sheriff's Office is seeking your help in identifying the suspect who robbed the Riverside Grocery Store on…

Commissioners Lift Burn Ban


Sep 25, 2013
On Tuesday, the Okanogan County Commissioners lifted the burn ban for the county citing recent rainfall and cooler weather. …

Review of Buckhorn mine water quality permit begins


Sep 20, 2013
A draft renewal to the wastewater discharge permit at the Buckhorn Mountain Mine is available for review and comment from the…

As Fire Season Winds Down, Ramp Up Your Fire IQ : Attend a Firewise Workshop September 28 in Winthrop.


Sep 20, 2013
Okanogan Conservation District is holding its final Firewise workshop of the season in Winthrop on Saturday, September 28 from…

General campfire ban lifted for state parks


Sep 19, 2013
The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission announces the end of a general campfire ban in state parks east of the…