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WDFW asks for input on status of western gray squirrels in the Methow

WDFW asks for input on status of western gray squirrels in the Methow

By Ann McCreary
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is seeking updated information on western gray squirrels as the agency considers whether to change the species’ status from threatened to endangered in Washington. The Methow Valley is among only a few …
Twisp-area dog escapes ‘scary’ wolf attack with injuries

Twisp-area dog escapes ‘scary’ wolf attack with injuries

By Ann McCreary
Mandy and Paul Schmekel say they’re keeping a close eye on their four young boys after two wolves attacked a family dog last week …
Fly fishers meet March 18

Fly fishers meet March 18

The regular monthly meeting of the Methow Valley Flyfishing Club will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday (March 18) at the Liberty Bell High School library. The meeting is open to the public. This month’s speaker will be Chris Donley, fisheries manager and researcher for the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW). Donley has...

WDFW sells house and outbuildings at auction, some for just $1

Five bidders paid from $1 to $200 each for 10 structures, including wooden storage sheds, a barn and a house, auctioned recently by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW). The sale of structures on the Twisp-Carlton Road property netted a total of $647 for the state agency. The 11th structure on the property,...

Clarification

Three permits issued by Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife through a cougar management removal program in the Methow Valley allow hunters holding the permits to take one cougar per permit. This would equal a total of three cougars removed under the program in the Methow Valley. An article in last week’s Methow Valley News (Feb....
Permits issued to hunt cougars with hounds in the valley

Permits issued to hunt cougars with hounds in the valley

By Ann McCreary
In response to an above-average number of cougar-related complaints, three hunters have been issued special permits to hunt cougars with hounds in …
Two more cougars shot, one after killing calf near Twisp

Two more cougars shot, one after killing calf near Twisp

By Ann McCreary
Two more cougars were shot and killed last weekend in the Methow Valley, one by a state wildlife official after the cougar killed a calf, and …

County officials and farm group criticize state’s new land acquisition proposal

Land acquisition by state agencies is draining county coffers, particularly in Okanogan County, said Washington Farm Bureau members and Okanogan County officials. Jon Wyss, the Okanogan County Farm Bureau president, presented …

State selling house and outbuildings near Twisp

One residence and nine outbuildings four miles south of Twisp are being offered for sale by the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW). The buildings include a house and wooden storage sheds, most with metal roofs. People may bid on individual buildings or on more than one. WDFW will award the buildings to the...

WDFW proposes to monitor fish in Methow streams, rivers

By Ann McCreary Submerged antennas would be placed in up to 19 streams and rivers in the Methow Valley to monitor endangered fish species through a project proposed by Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW). The Methow Valley Ranger District is proposing to issue a five-year special use permit to WDFW to install and...