Local News

Property Taxes Due This Week


Oct 28, 2014
The Okanogan County Treasurer’s office is reminding all taxpayers that 2014 second half property taxes and irrigation…





Smith proposes legislation for citizens to defend against predators

By NCBI
Jan 23, 2013
Sen. John Smith, R-Colville, is leading the charge in the state Senate to resolve ongoing issues regarding the…

Rep. Joel Kretz introduces wolf relocation legislation

By NCBI
Jan 22, 2013
After Western Washington legislators extolled the value of wolf packs in Eastern Washington, Rep. Joel Kretz decided that…

Burn bans in Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan counties to be lifted Saturday

By NCBI
Jan 18, 2013
The state Department of Ecology will lift the Stage I burn ban in Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan counties beginning at 8…

Ecology issues burn ban in Okanogan county

By NCBI
Jan 15, 2013
The Washington Department of Ecology has issued Stage 1 burn bans in Kittitas, Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan counties. The…

U.S., Canada, Washington State agree to new cross-border lake operations

By NCBI
Jan 14, 2013
U.S. and Canadian authorities have reached an agreement with the state of Washington to renew and update joint operations…