Local News

Fiber Damage and Communication Update


Jul 24, 2014
Okanogan County Communications systems were damaged further by the storm which moved through north eastern Washington late July…





Snow in the Forecast for North Cascades Highway


Apr 18, 2014
The forecast called for 3 to 6 inches of snow Thursday over the northern Cascades, but the temperature rose to 37 and what came…

Insurance ratings improve for Twisp and Okanogan County Fire District 6


Apr 15, 2014
Okanogan County Fire District 6 was successful in its efforts to improve fire insurance ratings for the Town of Twisp and the…

Closed section of Rufus Woods Lake will open to anglers


Apr 14, 2014
Following the events of Sept. 11, 2001, this section of Rufus Woods Lake was closed to public access and recreational fishing…

Seatbelt emphasis yields positive results


Apr 14, 2014
Troopers conducted seatbelt emphases throughout District 6 during the month of March. As a result of the emphases, 220 citations…

Second Week of Clearing Goes Well


Apr 11, 2014
By the end of the second week of work to clear the North Cascades Highway, the East side crew had progressed more than halfway…