Local News

Forecasted winter weather brings temporary closure of SR 20 North Cascades Highway


Nov 02, 2017
For the second time during this snowy fall, State Route 20/North Cascades Highway will temporarily close for the safety of crews…





Repair Work to Begin on 120 Year Old Harts Pass Road


Aug 07, 2017
  The 120 year old Harts Pass road winds high into the forest, stopping near the timberline and opening up into the vast…

Okanogan High School Team Takes on International Competition


Aug 04, 2017
The Okanogan High School’s Envirothon team competed in the North American Envirothon in Maryland the last week of July. The team…

Firewood Cutting Permit Sales Postponed Until Fire Conditions Improve


Aug 03, 2017
With fire danger condition levels now at “Very High”, and with campfire restrictions and industrial fire precaution levels…

Thrift Shop Destroyed by Fire


Aug 03, 2017
Firefighters from Omak and Okanogan were called to the Cuddly Panda Thrift Shop on Elmway in Okanogan, about 1:50pm on Tuesday. …

US DOT announces $185.8 million in infrastructure grants to 62 airports


Aug 01, 2017
The Omak Airport was included on a long list of airports that will be sharing in $185 million worth of infrastructure grants.…