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Omak Schools Will Seek Bond and Levy in February

Sheila Corson, Communications Officer

Omak School District

Dec 05, 2017
With a huge reduction in the levy, Omak Schools will ask for both a smaller levy and a bond in February 2018, with a net…

Carlton Complex Fire Update

Jul 17, 2014
SR20 has been closed due to fire activity.  The closure goes from Loup Loup mile post marker 206 to mile post 15.  This is…

Carlton Complex Fire Causes Highway 153 Closure

Jul 16, 2014
The acreages in the Carlton Complex fires grew substantially Wednesday. Officials say the acreages for the Carlton Complex…

Stokes Road Complex Fire Grows, More Evacuations Ordered

Jul 16, 2014
The Stokes Road fire burning off of the Texas Creek Road south of Carlton was 1500 acres in size as of last night.  That fire,…

Quick Thinking Store Employee Foils Alcohol Theft by Minors

Jul 16, 2014
On Sunday evening, a Safeway employee reported a possible alcohol theft.  Two juvenile males were seen running out of the store…

Fire danger rating increases to high in Ferry and parts of Stevens counties

Jul 16, 2014
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources announced the following changes in the fire danger rating and burn…