Local News

Consumer Alert: Utility Scam through Phone Solicitation


Nov 23, 2016
Please be on alert for a phone scam targeting Okanogan PUD customers and businesses. Threats come from aggressive callers posing…





Firewise Workshop August 24 in Oroville


Aug 16, 2013
Okanogan Conservation District is holding its next Firewise workshop in Oroville on Saturday, August 24 from 10 am-12 pm. The…

SR 20 clean-up efforts to last through the weekend


Aug 16, 2013
A team of two dozen Washington State Department of Transportation maintenance workers and contractors are working to clear a six…

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…