Local News

SR 20 North Cascades Highway to reopen April 22


Apr 21, 2016
Crews expect to swing open the winter closure gates to State Route 20, the North Cascades Highway, at 11 a.m. Friday, April 22.…





Preparations in full swing at Omak Wood Products


Aug 21, 2013
Preparations to reopen the plywood mill in Omak are well underway, with more than 40 workers already hired and additional hiring…

Firewise Workshop August 24 in Oroville


Aug 16, 2013
Okanogan Conservation District is holding its next Firewise workshop in Oroville on Saturday, August 24 from 10 am-12 pm. The…

SR 20 clean-up efforts to last through the weekend


Aug 16, 2013
A team of two dozen Washington State Department of Transportation maintenance workers and contractors are working to clear a six…

New Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest Supervisor Selected


Aug 16, 2013
  Pacific Northwest Regional Forest Kent Connaughton has announcedthe appointment of Michael Balboni as the new forest…

Extra Patrols Helpful Over Stampede Weekend


Aug 14, 2013
With extra people in town for the Stampede Rodeo and Suicide Race, Omak Police Department had their hands full last weekend.…