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…





County Will Sell Surplus Lands

By NCBI
Apr 10, 2013
The Board of Commissioners has determined that six surplus Real Estate Parcels will be sold by the Okanogan County…

Forest Service Preparing for Upcoming Morel Mushroom Harvesting Season

By NCBI
Apr 04, 2013
Forest Service officials expect large numbers of commercial morel mushroom pickers in areas of the Okanogan-Wenatchee…

Seasonal Road Closures Extended 3/29/13

By NCBI
Mar 30, 2013
In a typical year, many of the winter closures on US Forest Service roads in Okanogan County are lifted at the beginning…

Arrest Warrant Issued in Last Week's Shooting

By NCBI
Mar 27, 2013
On Tuesday, Okanogan County Superior Court issued an arrest warrant for Ronald Moore in conjunction with the shooting…

Spring cleaning under way on North Cascades Highway

By NCBI
Mar 27, 2013
Early Monday, March 25, a five-person maintenance crew and a collection of snow-clearing equipment made the annual trek…