Environment

 

Flood briefs

A list of damage and losses relating to flooding will be compiled, but with a second, higher crest of the Okanogan River predicted for Saturday, the list hasn’t yet been started.

May 16, 2018 9:59 a.m. read more..


Worst flood in 45 years sweeps valley

Okanogan Valley residents breathed a collective sigh of relief as Okanogan River water began receding Sunday, but they also began girding themselves for an even higher crest at the end of this week.

May 16, 2018 9:50 a.m. read more..


Major flooding expected

Water levels in Osoyoos Lake are rising as the over-abundance of late- season snows begin to run off in Canada, causing flood warnings along the Okanogan and Similkameen rivers in the United States.

May 8, 2018 3:46 p.m. read more..
  

'It's not about water'

State Senator Shelly Short (R-Addy) and Rep. Jacquelin Maycumber (R-Republic) talked about the facts behind the Hirst decision and how it will impact rural Washington during the Okanogan County Farm Bureau’s annual meeting on Monday.

October 3, 2017 10:57 a.m. read more..
    

Kinross’ appeal of state board decision denied

Ferry County Superior Court Judge Pat Monasmith denied Crown Resources/Kinross’ appeal of the state Pollution Control Hearings Board’s July 30, 2015, decision, upholding the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System permit issued by the state Department of Ecology.

March 1, 2017 midnight read more..
 

Fire victims share stories

People affected by the recent trio of wildfires praised and panned state and federal agencies’ responses and the Okanogan County Department of Emergency Management during a post-fire meeting hosted by county commissioners last Thursday.

October 7, 2015 midnight read more..


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