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Hard-fought Hirst compromise reached for rural Washington


Jan 19, 2018
After nearly a year of negotiations, Sen. Judy Warnick, former chair of the Senate’s water-related committee and lead negotiator…





Road Restrictions in Place in Okanogan County

By NCBI
Feb 15, 2012
Okanogan County Department of Public Works will be KEEPING emergency weight restrictions on the following County roads…

Three Arrested Following Daylight Burglary in Omak

By NCBI
Feb 15, 2012
Omak Police arrested three men Tuesday afternoon, after they were caught burglarizing a home on Hillcrest Circle Drive by…

Burn Ban Starts Friday

By NCBI
Feb 10, 2012
A burn ban starts at 4 p.m. today (Friday, Feb. 10, 2012) in Okanogan County, according to the Washington Department of…

Water quality certification for hydropower license at Enloe Dam considered

By NCBI
Feb 10, 2012
As part of the licensing process for the Enloe Hydroelectric Project on the Similkameen River, the Washington Department…

Burchard Announces Retirement

By Judge Jack Burchard
Feb 08, 2012
Judge Jack Burchard has announced that he will not seek re-election for a sixth term. Here is the his letter to the…