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Businesses ignoring pandemic closure orders can be cited and fined under emergency rules filed today

News Release


May 26, 2020
Washington businesses that decide to open or operate in direct violation of Gov. Inslee’s Stay Home, Stay Healthy order may be…





Dam inspection requires red dye test at Salmon Lake Dam


Apr 23, 2020
To enhance monitoring efforts at Salmon Lake Dam, the Bureau of Reclamation announced today they will conduct a seepage analysis…

Bridgeport Seeks Public Input


Apr 15, 2020
The City of Bridgeport has received grants from the Washington State Department of Commerce and the Chelan Douglas Regional Port…

THREE RIVERS HOSPITAL ANNOUNCES M&O LEVY PROPOSITION


Apr 11, 2020
Three Rivers Hospital is seeking a one-year excess property tax levy to help fund maintenance and operations. The proposition,…

Solid Waste Extends Closure

News Release


Apr 04, 2020
Since Governor Inslee has extended the Stay Home, Stay Healthy order through May 4th, most of the County’s Solid Waste…

Community Solar Projects Falls Short of Needed Funds

Sheila Corson
Okanogan County PUD

Apr 03, 2020
With COVID-19-related uncertainties leading to a shortfall in contributions, the Sunny Okanogan Community Solar project will not…