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100 Percent Compliance from Alcohol Retailers; Sage Shop Sells Pot to Teen


May 06, 2016
Thursday night, the Omak and Oroville Police Departments conducted local alcohol and marijuana retail compliance checks in Omak,…





Two New Lightning-Caused Fires in the Methow Valley


Aug 13, 2015
Lightning late Wednesday night ignited two fires on the Methow Valley Ranger District in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest.…

Flood Watch Issued for Methow Valley


Aug 13, 2015
...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WITH HEAVY RAIN EXPECTED ON FRIDAY... .A STRONG LOW PRESSURE WILL PROMOTE SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS…

Nine Mile Fire Over 100 Acres


Aug 13, 2015
Several fires ignited this afternoon off the Chesaw Road in the Nine Mile area east of Oroville.  Fire officials now say that…

Small Plane Crashes East of Oroville


Aug 13, 2015
The Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that a small plane crashed Thursday east of Oroville catching fire and killing the pilot who…

Emergency Alert System Wakes Residents


Aug 12, 2015
Residents who had signed up for Okanogan County’s new emergency alert system were awakened early Wednesday morning with a…