Local News

Fire Danger Increases in Parts of Eastern Washington

Jun 14, 2018
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR), in cooperation with partnering agencies, is implementing the…

Methow Valley School District Recognized as One of the Nation’s Best!

Dec 07, 2017
In a recent article published by the New York Times titled, “How Effective is Your School District? A New Measure Shows Where…

Omak Schools Will Seek Bond and Levy in February

Sheila Corson, Communications Officer

Omak School District

Dec 05, 2017
With a huge reduction in the levy, Omak Schools will ask for both a smaller levy and a bond in February 2018, with a net…


Press Release

Dec 05, 2017
On 12-01-17 Donovan R. Nysti, 24 of Omak, Bill C. Bedard Jr., 27 of Omak and Dakotah D. Condon, 25 of Omak were arrested for…

Conditions prompt Stage 1 burn ban on Dec. 4 for Chelan, Douglas, Kittitas and Okanogan counties

Dec 01, 2017
A forecast of cooling temperatures and stagnant air is prompting a Stage 1 burn ban for four Central Washington counties…

Whitefish fishing will close in lower section of Methow River

Nov 30, 2017
Action: Close fishing in the Methow River from Gold Creek to the Twisp River. Dates: Dec. 1, 2017 through March 31, 2018…