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Yakama Nation joins others in suing Okanogan County over zoning code

Yakama Nation joins others in suing Okanogan County over zoning code

The Yakama Nation has filed a lawsuit against Okanogan County, claiming that the county’s new zoning code threatens the tribe’s fishing rights because it fails to protect the quality and quantity of groundwater. The lawsuit also asserts that the environmental review the county conducted on the zoning…
Project will re-create a historic Methow River channel

Project will re-create a historic Methow River channel

By Ann McCreary A project designed to restore salmon habitat by re-creating a historic side channel of the Methow River northwest of Twisp is expected to get underway this summer. The “1890s Side Channel Restoration” project will restore a channel that once carried water along the valley wall parallel to Highway 20 north of Twisp....
Yakama Nation studies river recreation

Yakama Nation studies river recreation

File photo by Laurelle Walsh   BY MARCY STAMPER How do people use the Methow’s rivers for recreation – do they use rafts or inner tubes, where do they go, do they plunge into rapids or wait for calm waters? The Yakama Nation Fisheries are working with a consultant on studies of recreational use of...