Local News

Large Smoke Plume Over the Okanogan Coming From Wolverine Fire


Aug 01, 2015
The Wolverine fire was very active overnight and into this morning, growing to approximately 4,000 acres.  Late afternoon…





Three Tonasket Men Arrested Following a String of Burglaries


Apr 22, 2014
Three Tonasket men were arrested earlier this month, following the investigation into the burglaries of three different cabins…

Farm Service Agency Allocates Loan Funds for Minorities, Women, Beginning Farmers and Vets


Apr 22, 2014
The U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency has a portion of its farm loan program funds specifically set aside for…

First half property taxes due next week


Apr 21, 2014
The Okanogan County Treasurer’s Office would like to remind all taxpayers that their 2014 first half property taxes and…

Minerals Exploration Proposed For Flagg Mountain


Apr 21, 2014
Methow Valley Ranger District is seeking comments on a proposal to conduct minerals exploration in the Flagg Mountain area,…

Trailer Restriction Changed For Harts Pass Road


Apr 18, 2014
Trailer restrictions on Harts Pass Road, northwest of Winthrop Washington, have been changed for the spring season to allow for…