Local News

Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office urges the public to vote in K9 contest


Oct 03, 2018
The Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office canine, Havoc, and his handler, Sergeant Tait Everett, have been selected among 29 other…





Family trust agrees to restore Lake Osoyoos shorelines and wetlands


Nov 09, 2017
Under a settlement agreement with the Washington state Department of Ecology, a family trust from Canada has agreed to restore a…

Forecasted winter weather brings temporary closure of SR 20 North Cascades Highway


Nov 02, 2017
For the second time during this snowy fall, State Route 20/North Cascades Highway will temporarily close for the safety of crews…

Okanogan PUD Energizes New Transmission Line

Press Release


Oct 26, 2017
Public Utility District No. 1 of Okanogan County (PUD) is proud to announce completion of the Pateros-Twisp Transmission Line…

Omak PD Warn of IRS Scam

Jeff Koplin, Chief
Omak Police Department

Oct 18, 2017
There is a new wave of IRS scam calls and one of the calls is identified as coming from 509-740-0279. . This is scary because…

Burn Ban Lifted in Okanogan County


Oct 16, 2017
Okanogan County Commissioners decided to lift the Okanogan County Burn Ban with the recommendation from the District Fire Chiefs…