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…

Over 200 Pot Plants Seized in Raid on Omak Home

Jul 28, 2011
An Omak man was arrested Wednesday following a raid on his home that turned up over 200 marijuana plants, cash and a…

Loomis and Wauconda Post Offices Eyed for Closure

By NCBI & Associated Press
Jul 27, 2011
The U.S. Postal Service is looking at 3,700 post offices for possible closure nationwide, 39 of those here in Washington…

Church Records Stolen; Reward Offered

Jul 25, 2011
On Thursday night, someone broke into the Trinity Episcopal Church in Oroville and stole a small safe. What they didn't…

Lightning Caused Fires Now Contained on Tonasket Ranger District

Jul 25, 2011
Firefighters responded to two lightning caused fires in the Mt. Hull area today. Forest Service engines and crews…

Authorities Looking for Murder Suspect

Jul 25, 2011
Nicolas Perez-Patistan. OCSO Photo. The Okanogan County Sheriff's Office is looking for a…