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UPDATED: Fri., May 11, 2018

More flooding expected on Okanogan, other area rivers

Major flooding of the Okanogan River near Tonasket is expected to continue through the next week, according to the National Weather Service.

Tour Deshais: Water, water everywhere, and only 8 liters to drink

IONE, Washington – When my day begins, I load my bike with eight liters of water in four different vessels. That’s almost 18 pounds.

Jim Kershner’s this day in history

From our archives, 100 years ago A farmhand at Rock Island, near Wenatchee, told his fellow workers that he dreamed he had “seen” the body of Hollan Swearinger, who had …

Pend Oreille River to hit lowered flood stage

Warm weather starting today is expected to trigger renewed runoff from the higher elevations of the Rockies, sending the Pend Oreille River above flood stage next week, forecasters said Thursday. …

Field reports: Fish weir installed on Okanogan River

FISH – A temporary picket-style salmon weir recently has been installed on the Okanogan River about 15 miles upstream from its confluence with the Columbia River near Brewster, the Colville …

Recent rains worsen region’s flooding

An inch and a half of rain and up to seven inches of snow fell over the past couple of days in some parts of the Inland Northwest, exacerbating current …

Okanogan Valley Guide Services caters to fishermen in any weather

People who wait for perfect weather miss a lot of good fishing,” said Jerrod Gibbons, blowing warm breath on his numb fingers Tuesday after releasing a bright, fat steelhead in …

Sockeye surprise

BREWSTER, Wash. – A record run of sockeye salmon surging up the Columbia River this summer has delighted folks in this apple-growing region just east of the Cascades. ”We caught …