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Closed section of Rufus Woods Lake will open to anglers


Apr 14, 2014
Following the events of Sept. 11, 2001, this section of Rufus Woods Lake was closed to public access and recreational fishing…





Soroptimists Offering Scholarships to Local Students


Mar 03, 2014
Soroptimist International of Okanogan Valley is seeking applicants for three scholarships, including two $1,000 awards to…

Omak SD Moving Ahead with Common Core Standards


Mar 02, 2014
The Omak School District announced Friday that it is moving ahead with implementing the Common Core State Standards. …

Auditor’s Office Expanding Hours


Mar 02, 2014
To better accommodate customers, beginning Monday, the Okanogan County Auditor’s main office will be open Monday-Friday 8:00…

Update Water Quality Permit Issued for Buckhorn Mine


Feb 28, 2014
An updated wastewater discharge permit issued to the Buckhorn Mine in Okanogan County will better protect water quality and help…

More Impaired Drivers Testing Positive for Marijuana


Feb 27, 2014
In a report compiled by Dr. Fiona Couper, State Toxicologist,  an analysis of impaired driving cases received at the Washington…