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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,…





Commissioners forced to rescind resolution on Board of Health charter


Jul 15, 2015
The Okanogan County Commissioners on Monday were forced to rescind a resolution passed just a week before, restructuring the…

Newby Lake Fire Update 7/11


Jul 11, 2015
Yesterday, thunderstorms produced rain on the northern portion of the fire but also created downdraft winds up to 35 mph pushing…

Lightning Sparks More Fires on National Forest in Okanogan County


Jul 10, 2015
Firefighters responded to lightning caused fires on both the Methow Valley and Tonasket Ranger Districts today.  Smoke jumpers,…

Okanogan 911 Dispatch Named Team of the Year


Jul 09, 2015
The Washington state chapter of APCO/NENA recognized the members of the Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office 911 dispatch center for…

Newby Lake Fire Update 7/8


Jul 09, 2015
Newby Lake fire continues to burn northwest from Loomis, Washington. The lightning caused fire started on July 2, in British…