Local News

DNR bans outdoor burning east of the Cascades


Jun 30, 2016
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) today instituted a burn ban on DNR-protected lands in eastern…





Closure for Culvert Replacement Near Lost Lake


Sep 13, 2013
Beginning September 23rd, the 3200-050 road, along the east side of Lost Lake will be closed.  The closure is expected to extend…

SR 20 North Cascades Highway reopens


Sep 12, 2013
The gates opened and the barricades came down on State Route 20 at noon today, Sept. 12, restoring travel over the North…

Underage Drinking Poses Health Concerns


Sep 12, 2013
Since the Okanogan County Community Coalition joined forces with the Omak Police Dept to enforce underage drinking laws in…

Annual Fish and Wildlife roundtable Sept. 26 in Brewster


Sep 12, 2013
Residents of northcentral Washington will have an opportunity to discuss fish and wildlife issues with Washington Department of…

Three More MIP’s Over Weekend


Sep 06, 2013
The Omak Police Department continues to enforce underage drinking laws. Early Sunday morning three juveniles were stopped on…