Local News

Governor Inslee adds Okanogan County to Drought Declaration


Apr 17, 2015
On Friday, Governor Jay Inslee declared a drought in 13 river basins in Washington state, including the Okanogan River. The…





Upper Columbia River, tributaries re-open for steelhead fishing


Feb 05, 2015
Action 1:  Effective immediately, allow retention of hatchery steelhead on portions of the upper Columbia River and portions of…

Wenatchee Valley College at Omak presents 12th Annual Omak Film Festival


Feb 05, 2015
Wenatchee Valley College at Omak student government has partnered with the Omak and Mirage Theaters to present the 12th Annual…

PUD Issues Another Scam Alert


Feb 04, 2015
Please be on alert for another scam targeting PUD customers in Okanogan County. This latest threat comes from a pop-up message…

Second quarantine set in Okanogan County due to Avian Flu


Feb 03, 2015
The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) yesterday adopted an emergency rule to establish a second quarantine zone…

Emergency Weight Restrictions Update Feb 2


Feb 02, 2015
Okanogan County Department of Public Works will be adding Emergency Weight Restrictions on the following County roads as of…