Local News

Primary Results Certified Tuesday


Aug 17, 2016
One of the most crowded Washington state primary elections in recent memory is now closed. Results of the Aug. 2 primary were…





Chip Seal Work Taking Place This Week


Aug 09, 2016
Okanogan County Department of Public Works Road Crews will be performing Chip Seal work in the Omak, Okanogan areas.  Operations…

Commissioner Pass Zone Code, Repeal Marijuana Moritorium


Jul 27, 2016
On Tuesday, the Okanogan County commissioners passed the first major update to the County’s zoning code in 38 years. The…

CANNER DIAL GAUGES TO BE TESTED


Jul 25, 2016
The USDA recommends that home canners have their pressure canner dial gauges checked each year to assure safety in home…

Lightning Storms Spark Fires


Jul 22, 2016
Lightning from last night’s storms ignited a small fire in the 8-Mile drainage north of Winthrop, Washington.  The half-acre…

New Curtains Installed at the PAC


Jul 20, 2016
Following a successful fundraising campaign by the Omak Performing Arts Center Foundation, an array of new curtains was…