Local News

Hard-fought Hirst compromise reached for rural Washington


Jan 19, 2018
After nearly a year of negotiations, Sen. Judy Warnick, former chair of the Senate’s water-related committee and lead negotiator…





Stage 1 burn ban called for Okanogan County


Dec 21, 2016
A Stage 1 burn ban in Okanogan County begins at 4 p.m. today (Dec. 21) and continues through at least 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 23,…

Lab Changes Coming in January


Dec 19, 2016
As of January 1, 2017 the Okanogan County Public Health Water Laboratory will only accept nitrate samples on Mondays, Tuesdays…

Water Laboratory will be closed for New Year's Holiday


Dec 14, 2016
The Okanogan County Public Health Water Laboratory will be closed on Monday, January 2, 2017 in honor of the New Year’s Day…

WVC at Omak student wins Transforming Lives award


Dec 12, 2016
Wenatchee Valley College at Omak student Monique Bourgeau is one of five winners of the Washington State Association of College…

Reserve Your Spot Now For Winter Break 4-H Sewing Camp


Dec 02, 2016
WSU Okanogan County 4-H Clothing & Textiles project leaders will be holding a youth sewing day camp December 27th-29th from…