Local News

Tribes Industrial Fire Precaution Level Changes


Aug 17, 2017
The Colville Business Council announced today that the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Forestry Department will set the…





Omak School District achieves AdvancED accreditation


Feb 10, 2017
After months of self-studies and a three-day site visit from an external review team, the Omak School District has been…

Residents Converge to Express Concerns about Trump to Newhouse's Staff


Feb 08, 2017
Submitted Photo   More than a hundred people from throughout Okanogan County gathered in Omak Monday to protest policies of…

Omak’s updated shoreline plan open to comment


Feb 02, 2017
A comprehensive plan outlining how construction and development will occur along the shores of the Okanogan River within the…

COBELL BUYBACK UPDATE


Feb 01, 2017
Although the closing date for accepting Cobell Land Buy-Back offers from Colville Reservation land owners was January 26th, the…

Rep. Shelly Short Selected to Fill Dansel’s Senate Seat


Jan 30, 2017
Shelly Short was selected Monday to fill the senate seat being vacated by Brian Dansel. A unanimous vote of approval from the…