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Okanogan County sued for opening roads to ATVs

The 2013 Washington Legislature made it easier for counties to approve use of ATVs on county roads. (Associated Press)
The 2013 Washington Legislature made it easier for counties to approve use of ATVs on county roads. (Associated Press)

OHVs — Two conservation groups have sued to block the opening of nearly all of Okanogan County’s roads to ATVs, according to the Wenatchee World.

Conservation Northwest and the Methow Valley Citizens Council sued Wednesday in Okanogan County Superior Court seeking an injunction prohibiting the ordinances from taking effect, and an order declaring that they violate state law.




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