.Shannon Gilbert’s passion for fresh, local organic and natural foods is a key ingredient for the success of local business Okanogan Farmstand.January 30, 2019 midnight read more..
.The Colville Confederated Tribes (CCT) planted 120 irrigated acres of industrial hemp last June, and had a successful harvest in October of an average yield of 2.5 tons per acre on fiber and around 800 pounds of seed per acre.January 29, 2019 11 a.m. read more..
Wolves from the Smackout pack in Stevens County and the Togo pack in Ferry County will have their numbers reduced after continued attacks on cattle forced Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Director Kelly Susewind to authorize lethal removal of one or two members of both packs.November 13, 2018 1:47 p.m. read more..
OLYMPIA – The state’s apple maggot quarantine is being extended into parts of Okanogan County in an effort to slow down the invasive pest and protect commercial apple production.October 16, 2018 10:04 a.m. read more..
Council members adopted an ordinance amending the Tonasket Municipal Code to permit slaughterhouses in the commercial (C-2) district following a lengthy public hearing at the Tuesday, Sept. 25, regular city council meeting.September 26, 2018 4:04 p.m. read more..
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) staff have been authorized to lethally remove wolves who have been preying on cattle grazing on federal lands in the Kettle River Range of Ferry County. The authorization, announced Sept. 12, comes from WDFW Director Kelly Susewind, following repeated attacks on cattle.September 17, 2018 4:41 p.m. read more..