Local News

SR 20 North Cascades Highway to reopen April 22


Apr 21, 2016
Crews expect to swing open the winter closure gates to State Route 20, the North Cascades Highway, at 11 a.m. Friday, April 22.…





Consumer Alert: Utility Scams through Customer Personal Computers


Jul 22, 2015
Please be on alert for new scams targeting PUD customers in Okanogan County. Threats come from computer pop-up messages asking…

Firefighters Continue Battle Lightning Strike Fires


Jul 21, 2015
Tonasket Ranger District’s firefighters continue to respond to fires caused by Sunday night’s lightning. Almost 150 lightning…

Wildhorse Fire Update


Jul 21, 2015
The Wildhorse Fire in the Mt Hull area is estimated to be about 120 acres, burning in timber on lands managed by the Tonasket…

Primary Election Ballots in the Mail


Jul 20, 2015
Ballots for the August 4, 2015 Primary Election, went into the mail Thursday, July 16, 2015. The only district with a Primary…

Forest Restoration Planned East of Twisp


Jul 20, 2015
More than 10,000 acres of forest restoration work will get underway following Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest Supervisor Mike…