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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…





Monday’s Lightning Storm Starts New Fires


Jul 15, 2014
The passage of an afternoon thunderstorm on Monday led to many lightning strikes across the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest…

Campfire Restrictions Increase in Okanogan County


Jul 14, 2014
The Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest expanded previous campfire restrictions because of high fire danger in Okanogan and…

SEARCH FOR DROWNING VICTIM ENTERS FOURTH DAY


Jul 14, 2014
Authorities are entering their fourth day in search of an Oroville man who fell into Palmer Lake on Friday and is presumed…

Sockeye salmon retention begins in Lake Osoyoos


Jul 11, 2014
Action: Anglers will be able to retain adult sockeye salmon in Lake Osoyoos   Effective dates: July 11 through Oct. 15, 2014…

Aeneas Valley Home Destroyed by Fire


Jul 08, 2014
Submitted Photo Monday at 11:30am, fire destroyed the trailer home of Doug and Sherry Powell, located at 9 Whitman Spur Road,…