Local News

USFW Supervisor Forced to Remind Employees That Human Safety Comes First


Aug 29, 2018
In the wake of a July 12th incident in Okanogan County where a 25-year-old Forest Service employee was treed by wolves, and…





Flooding closes some roads, campgrounds in WDFW wildlife areas in Okanogan County


May 18, 2018
Flooding has forced local officials and the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) to close several roads and…

Enloe Dam Safety Notice From PUD

Press Release


May 16, 2018
Okanogan PUD is providing this additional update regarding Enloe Dam.  Okanogan PUD is committed to safety, and follows strict…

Sheriff Orders River Closed Due to Flooding


May 15, 2018
On Tuesday, Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers ordered the closure of the Okanogan River to all recreational uses due to the…

Commissioner Franz Dispatches Work Crews to Help Okanogan County Deal with Flooding


May 13, 2018
This morning, the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) assumed command of flood response in Okanogan County and more than 100…

Flooding Update From PUD

Press Release


May 11, 2018
Flood waters are rising, and so too are concerns about electrical safety. Here is some good information from Okanogan PUD: At…