Local News

Governor Inslee adds Okanogan County to Drought Declaration


Apr 17, 2015
On Friday, Governor Jay Inslee declared a drought in 13 river basins in Washington state, including the Okanogan River. The…





No Injuries in Vehicle Fire on Harts Pass


Jun 20, 2013
No injuries were reported associated with Tuesday’s vehicle fire on Harts Pass Road, northwest of Winthrop, Washington.  The…

May unemployment rate drops to 6.8 percent


Jun 19, 2013
Washington’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to an estimated 6.8 percent in May, the first time under 7 percent…

Fishing Day Celebration at Bonaparte Lake


Jun 12, 2013
Come Fish with us! Kids everywhere are invited to participate in Tonasket Ranger District’s 18th annual Fish Day Celebration…

Mudding On National Forest Is Illegal

USFS Press Release


Jun 07, 2013
Mudders, take note: It is against the law to tear up forest roads and meadows for the fun of it, and the legal and financial…

Emphasis Patrols Continuing to Prove Effective


Jun 05, 2013
With funding provided by Okanogan County Community Coalition's underage drinking prevention program, Omak Police were out on…