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Thu., Jan. 12, 2012, 11:06 a.m.

Washington Republicans turning on own in Wildlife commissioner issue

WILDLIFE MANAGEMENT -- The continuing controversy over the appointment of Jay Kehne to the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission indicates there's no tolerance for straying from the Republican reservation in the northeastern corner of the state.

The Okanogan County Republican Party has asked County Commissioner Andy Lampe to resign because he wrote a recommendation of Omak conservationist Jay Kehne to the state Fish and Wildlife Commission, according to a story in The Okanogan Chronicle.

Here's the  Wenatchee World report on the controversy.

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Rich Landers
Rich Landers joined The Spokesman-Review in 1977. He is the Outdoors editor for the Sports Department writing and photographing stories about hiking, hunting, fishing, boating, conservation, nature and wildlife and related topics.

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