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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…





Fire danger rating increases to high in Ferry and parts of Stevens counties


Jul 16, 2014
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources announced the following changes in the fire danger rating and burn…

Monday’s Lightning Storm Starts New Fires


Jul 15, 2014
The passage of an afternoon thunderstorm on Monday led to many lightning strikes across the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest…

Campfire Restrictions Increase in Okanogan County


Jul 14, 2014
The Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest expanded previous campfire restrictions because of high fire danger in Okanogan and…

SEARCH FOR DROWNING VICTIM ENTERS FOURTH DAY


Jul 14, 2014
Authorities are entering their fourth day in search of an Oroville man who fell into Palmer Lake on Friday and is presumed…

Sockeye salmon retention begins in Lake Osoyoos


Jul 11, 2014
Action: Anglers will be able to retain adult sockeye salmon in Lake Osoyoos   Effective dates: July 11 through Oct. 15, 2014…