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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,…





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…

Newby Lake Fire Update 7/6


Jul 06, 2015
Newby Lake wildfire, in Canada and the Pasayten Wilderness, was pushed by wind to the east and south past the international…

Newby Lake Fire Update 7/5


Jul 05, 2015
The Newby Lake wildfire, in Canada and the Pasayten Wilderness, is estimated at about 445 acres.  The portion of the fire in the…