Local News

Early water restrictions for eastern Washington irrigators


Jun 26, 2015
A dramatic drop in streamflows caused by drought has several hundred irrigators in north-central and eastern Washington facing…





Omak community loses long-time teacher

Press Release


May 05, 2015
We are saddened to announce the passing of long-time Omak Middle School teacher Bryan Behymer. Our thoughts and prayers go out…

Controlled Burn Escapes Burns Several Acres


May 04, 2015
Fire Crews were called to a grass fire about 9:30am this morning near B&O road and Spring Coulee Road south of Okanogan. …

Omak Granted Injunction Against Pot Shop


May 04, 2015
The City of Omak was granted an injuction Friday, to keep a marijuana retail shop from opening despite being refused a business…

Master Gardeners Annual Plant Sale


May 04, 2015
The WSU Master Gardeners announce their Annual Plant Sale on Saturday, May 9th, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Civic League Park,…

Deadlines this week


Apr 27, 2015
Tomorrow is the deadline to return your ballots in this month’s special election for the  Mid Valley Hospital Bond and the…