Local News

Suspect in Custody for Threats to Washington Sheriff's over I-1639


Feb 20, 2019
A 23-year-old Omak man was arrested Wednesday morning for allegedly threatening Sheriffs of Washington who spoke out against…





Okanogan County physician suspended; charges say he is unable to practice with reasonable skill and safety

Press Release


Aug 25, 2018
The Washington Medical Commission has immediately suspended the medical license of physician William L. Dienst, Jr.,…

Extreme fire danger across Forest; additional fire restrictions in effect


Aug 21, 2018
Wenatchee, WA (August 21, 2018)- Due to extreme fire danger the entire Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest,…

Crater Creek Trailhead reopened


Aug 15, 2018
Hikers and horseback riders who enjoy the Crater Creek trailhead will be able to utilize that site for the next several weeks…

Crescent Mountain Fire Update 8-15


Aug 15, 2018
Crescent Mountain Fire August 15, 2018 @ 8:00 a.m. A public meeting will be held on Thursday, August 16 at…

Brett Read Burn Recovery Fund


Aug 15, 2018
Local volunteer firefighter Brett Read was severely burned while fighting the Grass Valley Fire in Douglas County on August 11,…