Local News

Large Smoke Plume Over the Okanogan Coming From Wolverine Fire


Aug 01, 2015
The Wolverine fire was very active overnight and into this morning, growing to approximately 4,000 acres.  Late afternoon…





Emergency Weight Restrictions Going Into Effect


Jan 21, 2014
Okanogan County Department of Public Works will be KEEPING Emergency Weight Restrictions on the following County roads as of…

David Niessner named general manager of Omak Wood Products


Jan 17, 2014
New Wood Resources announced today that David Niessner has joined the company as general manager of Omak Wood Products in Omak,…

WDFW seeks comments on land acquisition proposals


Jan 13, 2014
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is inviting public comment through Jan. 31 on current proposals to acquire…

File hunting reports by Jan. 10 to qualify for permit drawing


Jan 03, 2014
Hunters have a chance to win one of nine 2014 special hunting permits if they report this year’s hunting activities for black…

False Kidnapping Report Lands Fake Victim in Jail


Dec 27, 2013
A fake story about being robbed at gun point outside of a local bank landed a 62-year-old Okanogan woman in the Okanogan County…