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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…





THREE RIVERS HOSPITAL TIGHTENS VISITOR RESTRICTIONS

News Release


Mar 28, 2020
Three Rivers Hospital has enacted a new policy further restricting visitation and strengthening the screening process for…

Ferry County Gets First Confirmed COVID-19 Case


Mar 27, 2020
The Northeast Tri County Health District was notified Wednesday of the first confirmed case COVID-19 in Ferry Couty and a second…

Sheriff Explains Approach to Stay Home Order

Okanogan County Sheriff Tony Hawley


Mar 26, 2020
Okanogan County Sheriff's Office primary role in the COVID-19 “stay at home” order is to help educate people about how to comply…

Tonasket Homicide Victim Identified


Mar 25, 2020
On Wednesday, officials released the name of the man killed in Saturdays homicide in Tonasket. Okanogan County Sheriff Tony…

PUD Making Additional Changes to Deal With Coronavirus


Mar 25, 2020
To further protect our staff and customers and comply with the “Stay Home, Stay Safe” order for the state, Okanogan County PUD…