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Campfire restrictions in Okanogan County


Jul 27, 2017
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today the following changes in fire danger rating on…





Omak Middle School enforces drug-free school laws.


May 04, 2017
On Tuesday, May 2nd, an Omak Middle School teacher reported to school administration that a locker smelled like marijuana. Omak…

Planned Power Outage


May 03, 2017
There will be two 6 ¼ hour power outages. First outage beginning on Wednesday evening, May 17th at 11:45 p.m. and lasting until…

PUD SIGNS ADDITIONAL GENERATION AGREEMENT


May 02, 2017
Public Utility District No. 1 of Okanogan County (“Okanogan PUD”) Commissioners approved and executed a long term Power Sales…

Emergency Weight Restrictions Going into Place April 24


Apr 24, 2017
Okanogan County Department of Public Works will be updating Emergency Weight Restrictions on the following County roads as of…

State House of Representatives passes Kretz resolution honoring Mel Tonasket


Apr 19, 2017
The Washington State House of Representatives recently passed a resolution honoring longtime tribal leader Mel Tonasket as he…