Local News

Mt. Hull project to restore 20,000 acres, support local economy in Okanogan County

USFS Release


May 20, 2019
In the Okanogan Highlands just south of the Canadian border, Mt. Hull stands watch over the community of Oroville nestled in the…





Rare Ross's gull spotted in Okanogan County

By NCBI
Dec 22, 2011
A Ross's gull has been spotted on Palmer Lake in Okanogan County by Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW)…

Okanogan County Needs Your Input on Recreation

By NCBI
Dec 15, 2011
Okanogan County is updating the Outdoor Recreation Plan. A community survey is now available on the front page of the…

Ecology Extends Burn Ban for Okanogan County Again

By NCBI
Dec 15, 2011
The National Weather Service has extended the Air Stagnation Advisory for most of eastern Washington, prompting the…

First municipal, domestic, industrial water rights issued from Lake Roosevelt

By NCBI
Dec 13, 2011
The Washington Department of Ecology has approved the first water rights for municipal, domestic and industrial purposes…

23 Percent of Okanogan County Residents Uninsured

By NCBI
Dec 13, 2011
The number of Washingtonians with no health insurance has reached 1 million, according to a new report from state…