Local News

Avian flu quarantine lifted in Okanogan County


Feb 25, 2015
The Washington State Department of Agriculture today lifted two avian influenza quarantines that had been in place in parts of…





Okanogan County limited-entry deer hunt applications due Aug. 14


Jul 10, 2013
Hunters have until Aug. 14 at midnight to apply for an opportunity to hunt deer this fall on the 6,000-acre Charles and Mary…

Wilderness Fire Southwest of Winthrop Washington


Jul 10, 2013
A small, two acre, fire is burning southwest of Winthrop Washington in the Lake Chelan Sawtooth Wilderness. Sun Mountain fire…

Drowning Victim’s Body Recovered


Jul 08, 2013
The body of an Omak man who went missing in the Okanogan River last month was located on Sunday about a quarter mile north of…

LOCAL BUSINESS MAN DIES IN MOTORCYCLE CRASH


Jul 08, 2013
An Okanogan man died from injuries sustained during a motorcycle accident Sunday afternoon on Robinson Canyon Road about a mile…

Planting Whitebark Pine Proposed in Pasayten Wilderness


Jul 08, 2013
Comments are being sought on a proposal to plant whitebark pine this fall on Quartz Mountain, in the Pasayten Wilderness, north…