Nature Conservancy expands land holdings near Osoyoos

Nature Conservance of Canada purchases 1,836 acres for $4.4 million for wildlife corridor

State Department of Fish and Wildlife restricting access to beach and water near Wanapum Dam

State closes access to Columbia River from Wanapum Dam upstream to about Crescent Bar

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Bill would allow for smaller parcels to receive open space tax reduction

County officials worry extending agricultural tax break will diminish revenue

Wind chill prompts weather warning

National Weather Service predicts some of the coldest weather of the winter this week

No appeal for Enloe license

Conservation groups hope to work with utility

In an effort to open discussions with Okanogan County Public Utility District about the future of Enloe Dam, American Whitewater decided not to file an appeal of the dam’s federal 50-year, power-generation license.

Burn ban lifted for reservations

Ban on outdoor burns lifted for tribal members

Cities retain control of pot

Attorney general rules on marijuana business regulation

The state attorney general released an opinion last week confirming the authority of municipalities to regulate marijuana businesses within their jurisdictions.

Labeling of genetically modified food back after failure of I-522

Bill would require labeling of fish sold in the state

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State seeks comment on land acquisitions

Department of Fish and Wildlife wants to control more land in Tunk Valley, the Kettle River are and Grand Coulee

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Bill seeks resolution for 'Fish Wars' convictions

Executive session set for Friday on bill that would allow American Indians to clear 'Fish Wars' records

Record heat warms the area

All-time highs set throughout region

Record-setting temperatures swept through North-Central Washington over the weekend and Monday.

Water report: ‘High and dry’

The first snow survey of the year confirms what casual observers of Okanogan County weather already knew: There’s not much snow out there.

Pot creates more issues

As the state reviews business license applications to produce, process and sell recreational marijuana, law enforcement agencies are deciding how to handle issues associated with possession.

Student discovers new species at Stonerose

A field trip to the Stonerose fossil site proved to be particularly lucky for one Paschal Sherman Indian School student.

Prescribed burns planned for Fishtrap areas

Bureau of Land Management plans to burn about 1,150 acres of public land prior to Feb. 28