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Fishermen rescued after boat overturns

Two men are rescued from Conconully Lake after their boat turned over about 3:15 p.m. today.

Photo by Brock Hires
Two men are rescued from Conconully Lake after their boat turned over about 3:15 p.m. today.



— Two men have been rescued from Conconully Lake after their boat turned over about 3:15 p.m. today.

One man, in his 80s, was unconscious, but later regained consciousness, officials said. He was being taken to Mid-Valley Hospital in Omak.

The second man was thrown clear of the boat when it overturned, officials said.

As of 3:25 p.m., both were dockside at the state boat launch; officials have yet to identify the fishermen.

Conconully Fire Department, LifeLine Ambulance and Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office responded.



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