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…





¬Omak School District hires Middle School principal


Apr 12, 2016
The Omak School District has hired Dr. Chris Neese Blackman, Othello, as the new principal at Omak Middle School for the…

More time to comment on Okanogan shoreline plan


Apr 04, 2016
Citizens in Okanogan County have an additional 30 days to comment on the plan for how to manage shorelines within the county.…

OKANOGAN PUD COMMISSIONERS BREAK GROUND ON PATEROS-TWISP (PT) 115 KV TRANSMISSION LINE PROJECT


Apr 02, 2016
Okanogan PUD Board of Commissioners broke ground today to kick off the construction phase of the Pateros-Twisp Transmission Line…

Oroville Speller to travel to National Spelling Bee


Mar 25, 2016
It was an impressive word list that greeted spellers Thursday evening, March 24th in East Wenatchee at the North Central…

Alcohol Compliance Checks Bring Disappointing Results


Mar 24, 2016
On Friday March 18 Omak and Oroville Police Departments and Okanogan County Community Coalition conducted alcohol compliance…