(2015-256 May 20, 27) STATE OF WASHINGTON DEPARTMENT OF ECOLOGY, YAKIMA, WASHINGTON.
The state Department of Fish and Wildlife's new human-wildlife conflict collaboration executive director, Francine Madden, plans to begin her new management position by sequestering the public board established specifically to be a liaison on wolf-related issues. Since she's unilaterally throwing out the rules established for the board, the state should rescind any job offer and find someone willing to truly collaborate with rural residents facing wolf-related issues.
A Grant County sheriff’s deputy was injured this afternoon in a two-vehicle crash in the south-central part of the county.
Brewster, Okanogan, Liberty Bell, Republic baseball reach state
Brewster, Okanogan and Liberty advanced from district play last week with berths to the state 2B baseball tournament.
Schools compete at Cashmere on Saturday
The region’s best 1B, 2B and 1A tennis players compete Saturday at the District 5/6 tournament for berths to state.
Final district games Saturday determine who keeps playing
The 2B District 6 softball tournament wraps up Saturday at Ephrata High School.
Visitors and campers to pay more when in Mount Rainier National Park.
The National Weather Service in Spokane has issued a flood advisory for Okanogan and Chelan counties, effective until 9:30 p.m. tonight.
Four lifters earn first place finishes
Missing and Exploited Children Task Force officials say they expect more arrests after recipients of the images are identified.
So far, irrigation and Interstate 90 are not affected by the seepage.
Gov. Jay Inslee has expanded his earlier drought declarations to include the whole state.
One fishermen was transported to the hospital, a second is on shore after being rescued today.
The Ball Don’t Lie team took home first place Saturday in the men’s open division at the annual May Festival 3-on-3 tournament.
The Rally at the Border Blues Festival parade entry was awarded the coveted queen’s choice award Saturday during the town’s premiere grand parade.
The Okanogan County Public Utility District is warning customers of a scam involving a pop-up computer message.
Hospital commissioners will meet at 7 tonight at 203 S. Western Ave.
Mark Webster Sr. of Omak and Mark Webster Jr. of Wenatchee caught five smallmouth weighing a total of 27.13 pounds.
Teams continue play Friday, Saturday
Several more candidates have filed for political offices since Monday.