Local News

Residents Converge to Express Concerns about Trump to Newhouse's Staff


Feb 08, 2017
Submitted Photo   More than a hundred people from throughout Okanogan County gathered in Omak Monday to protest policies of…





Lack of Skiers Not Snow May Close Loup Loup Ski Bowl


Mar 17, 2016
The ski conditions are described as excellent spring skiing, but a lack of skiers swooshing down the slopes may close the Loup…

Tonasket woman killed in accident south of Oroville Tuesday


Mar 16, 2016
A 47-year-old Tonasket woman was killed Tuesday afternoon when the vehicle she was riding in was struck on Highway 97 about…

Train Derails North of Riverside


Mar 15, 2016
A train pulling 52 cars with two engines derailed just north of Riverside Monday afternoon.  Okanogan County Emergency Manager…

Commissioners Pass Moratorium on Marijuana Businesses in Okanogan County


Mar 08, 2016
On Tuesday, the Okanogan County Board of Commissioners passes a six-month moratorium on new all marijuana businesses in the…

Free Firearms Safety Classes Being Offered


Mar 03, 2016
The Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office is providing free firearms classes to the public. These classes are taught on the Sheriff’s…