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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,…





Annie Restoration Project Moving Forward


Aug 10, 2015
Restoration activities are planned for 5,200 acres of National Forest Land about 17 miles east of Tonasket, Washington.  After…

Kinross To Appeal PCHB Ruling


Aug 07, 2015
On Thursday we reported that the Pollution Control Hearings Board ruled last week, that it is reasonable to require Crown…

Large Smoke Plume Over the Okanogan Coming From Wolverine Fire


Aug 01, 2015
The Wolverine fire was very active overnight and into this morning, growing to approximately 4,000 acres.  Late afternoon…

Newby Lake Fire Update 7/31


Jul 31, 2015
Newby Lake Fire, northwest of Loomis Washington, was putting up some smoke again on Thursday. According to Incident Commander…

Drought conditions prompt changes in Lake Osoyoos levels


Jul 31, 2015
Continuing drought conditions affecting water supplies in the Okanogan River Basin has prompted changes in how Osoyoos Lake will…