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Community briefs: April 30, 2014

Community briefs: April 30, 2014

This week: Shop a little at Just Bee-Cause, saddle up for Bike rodeos scheduled in May, June and MCS students attend convention
Environmental groups challenge USFS ATV stance

Environmental groups challenge USFS ATV stance

By Marcy Stamper

A recent policy interpretation by the forest supervisor allowing ATVs to use roads in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest “is unlawful and should be reversed immediately,” argue two environmental organizations in a letter to the supervisor, Mike Balboni.

In a letter sent last week …

Arts briefs: April 16, 2014

Arts briefs: April 16, 2014

This week: On April 26, we've got ‘Raven’ opening at Confluence, Winthrop Gallery exhibit opens, Music at Spartan Art Project, and String students offer recital. Not on April 26, Willy Wonka Jr. is coming to The Merc May 9 and the Wizard of Oz in Omak on May 2.
ATV access: What does it mean?

ATV access: What does it mean?

By Marcy Stamper
Although more than 240 people — 29 in Okanogan County — have obtained the state’s new license for riding specially equipped all-terrain vehicles on roads, confusion persists about where people can legally operate their ATVs. Recent decisions by …
Job and Resource Fair to match employers with job-seekers

Job and Resource Fair to match employers with job-seekers

By Don Nelson
More than 20 local and regional employers, plus several organizations that can provide help for …

County commissioners repeal two ATV ordinances

By Marcy Stamper
The Okanogan County commissioners have completely repealed two county ordinances adopted last year that opened hundreds of miles of roads around the county to ATVs. A new ordinance, signed Tuesday (March 4), states that one of the ordinances “suffers from …

Citizens’ Council sues county over environmental review ordinance changes

By Marcy Stamper
The Methow Valley Citizens’ Council (MVCC) has filed a lawsuit against Okanogan County, asking the court to …

Commissioners exempt smaller projects from environmental review across county

By Marcy Stamper
The standards for which construction projects will automatically be reviewed for potential environmental impact will be the same across the county, following …

Lawsuit: Laws allowing ATVs on county roads should be struck down

By Marcy Stamper The Methow Valley Citizens’ Council (MVCC) and Conservation Northwest have filed a motion against Okanogan County asking the court to declare two county ordinances that opened hundreds of miles of roads to all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) invalid because the county did not determine if they were safe or suitable for ATVs. The legal...
County’s ATV ordinances face legal challenge

County’s ATV ordinances face legal challenge

By Don Nelson
The Methow Valley Citizens Council and Conservation Northwest have joined forces to file a lawsuit challenging recent actions by the Okanogan County commissioners to allow all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) on most county roads.