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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…





Townsend elected to Farm Service Agency Committee


Feb 20, 2014
Ed Townsend, of Okanogan, has recently been elected to the Farm Service Agency Okanogan County Committee. He will help direct…

Dansel’s Growth Management Act opt-out bill unanimously passes Senate


Feb 20, 2014
Before Tuesday’s deadline for the state Senate to act on legislation introduced by its members,, Sen. Brian Dansel,…

Recertification Class Coming Up March 6


Feb 19, 2014
The Okanogan County Noxious Weed Control Board will be holding a Recertification Class on March 6, 2014 in the Commissioner’s…

Condotta legislation to promote fairness, flexibility of property tax payments


Feb 19, 2014
Legislation that would give county treasurers more flexibility in accepting property tax payments passed the House of…

Hastings Announces He Will Retire From Congress at End of Year


Feb 13, 2014
Today, Rep. Doc Hastings announced that he will retire from Congress at the end of year. Hastings, who was first elected in…