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Omak Man Jailed on Murder Charge


Oct 16, 2019
A 19-year-old Omak man is in jail facing charges of Second Degree Murder and First Degree Assault after an incident Tuesday…





PUD Begins Rate Study

Sheila Corson

Okanogan PUD


Jul 03, 2019
The Okanogan County PUD is undergoing a rate study over the next several months to plan for the future financial needs of the…

County Burn Ban Goes Into Partial Effect


Jun 26, 2019
Okanogan County Emergency Management clarified the burn ban changes for the county this year.  In a posting on their Facebook…

Roadway improvement work will create minor delays for travelers on Buttermilk Road


Jun 21, 2019
The Black Pine Lake area, located about 10 miles west of Twisp, Washington, is a popular place for people wanting to swim, boat,…

Campfire Restrictions, Increased Fire Danger in Parts of Eastern Washington


Jun 21, 2019
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR), in cooperation with partnering agencies, will implement the…

Sheriff’s K9 Unit Finds Two Suitcases of Meth Near Mazama


Jun 20, 2019
On Monday, June 17, 2019, the Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office K9 Unit assisted Homeland Security Investigations (HIS) with a…