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100 Percent Compliance from Alcohol Retailers; Sage Shop Sells Pot to Teen


May 06, 2016
Thursday night, the Omak and Oroville Police Departments conducted local alcohol and marijuana retail compliance checks in Omak,…





Free One Time Tire Disposal and Recycling Event


Oct 02, 2013
Okanogan County Public Health is coordinating with Wa State Department of Ecology,  Tire Disposal and Recycling and Oak Harbor…

Sheriff Looking for Robbery Suspect


Oct 01, 2013
The Okanogan County Sheriff's Office is seeking your help in identifying the suspect who robbed the Riverside Grocery Store on…

Commissioners Lift Burn Ban


Sep 25, 2013
On Tuesday, the Okanogan County Commissioners lifted the burn ban for the county citing recent rainfall and cooler weather. …

Review of Buckhorn mine water quality permit begins


Sep 20, 2013
A draft renewal to the wastewater discharge permit at the Buckhorn Mountain Mine is available for review and comment from the…

As Fire Season Winds Down, Ramp Up Your Fire IQ : Attend a Firewise Workshop September 28 in Winthrop.


Sep 20, 2013
Okanogan Conservation District is holding its final Firewise workshop of the season in Winthrop on Saturday, September 28 from…