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.…





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…

Campfires Prohibited Across Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest


Jul 08, 2015
Effective July 9, building, maintaining, attending, or using a fire, campfire, or briquette fire will be prohibited across the…

Air Advisory Issued Due to Smoke


Jul 07, 2015
As smoke from  fires burning in Okanogan and surrounding counties and Canada moves over Okanogan County, individuals most…

Special 3 day filing period for Tonasket Parks & Rec Commission


Jul 06, 2015
There will be a special 3 day filing period for all candidates who want to file for Commissioner of the proposed Tonasket Park…