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Omak Schools Will Seek Bond and Levy in February

Sheila Corson, Communications Officer

Omak School District


Dec 05, 2017
With a huge reduction in the levy, Omak Schools will ask for both a smaller levy and a bond in February 2018, with a net…





Smokejumper base analysis complete; Winthrop top recommendation


Aug 15, 2017
For nearly 80 years, firefighters have utilized the North Cascades Smokejumper Base (Base) to serve eastern Washington and…

Arizona Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident


Aug 15, 2017
An Arizona man in a motorcycle accident Monday night on the Twisp-Carlton Road. Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers said…

Canning Season is Here!


Aug 14, 2017
Be safe with your Pressure Canning.  Get your pressure canner gauge checked for free, Monday through Thursday, 8 am to 5 pm, at…

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…