Local News

Snowpack Delays Road Openings and Firewood Season


Mar 30, 2018
We rely on National Forests for so much; clean air, water, jobs, food, wood and more.  Each year, thousands of people heat their…





TranGo Makes Adjustments Due to Hwy 20 Closure


Apr 12, 2017
TranGO (Transit for Greater Okanogan) responded to the Hwy 20 road closure over Loup Loup Pass by adding an express connection…

Property Taxes Due May 1st


Apr 12, 2017
The Okanogan County Treasurer’s Office would like to remind all taxpayers 2017 1st half property taxes and irrigation…

Ballots In the Mail for Omak Bond Election


Apr 07, 2017
Ballots for the April 25, 2017 Special Election are in the mail. If you have not received your ballot by Friday, April 14th,…

Driver Charged with DUI Following Two Vehicle Injury Accident


Apr 06, 2017
A 21-year-old Okanogan man was charged with DUI following a two vehicle injury accident on Highway 97 about five miles south of…

Limited Early Season Firewood Permits Available for National Forest Lands in Methow Valley


Apr 03, 2017
It is taking a bit longer to get the chill out of the air this year and these cooler temperatures are depleting the firewood…