Local News

Sockeye fishery opens, salmon limits raised in Okanogan and Similkameen rivers


Jul 15, 2016
  Actions: Opens sockeye salmon to retention and raises total salmon limit. Species affected:  Sockeye and chinook salmon…





New Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest Supervisor Selected


Aug 16, 2013
  Pacific Northwest Regional Forest Kent Connaughton has announcedthe appointment of Michael Balboni as the new forest…

Extra Patrols Helpful Over Stampede Weekend


Aug 14, 2013
With extra people in town for the Stampede Rodeo and Suicide Race, Omak Police Department had their hands full last weekend.…

July unemployment rate inclines slightly


Aug 14, 2013
Washington’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was an estimated 6.9 percent in July, a slight increase over the 6.8 percent…

Agencies Warn of Extreme Fire Danger


Aug 02, 2013
With fire danger continuing to increase across Washington, officials from four state agencies today urged residents to recognize…

Lightning Storm Sparks Dozens of Wildfires

Okanogan Country Radio


Aug 02, 2013
A storm system that moved through North Central Washington wreaked havoc in Okanogan County on Thursday.  Lightning strikes…