Local News

DNR bans outdoor burning east of the Cascades


Jun 30, 2016
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today instituted a burn ban on DNR-protected lands in eastern…





Marijuana Getting Into Teens Hands; Minor Arrested for DUI


Apr 14, 2016
While out on emphasis patrols on Saturday night, Omak Police arrested a minor for driving under the influence.  A 17 yr. old…

¬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…