Local News

Forecasted winter weather brings temporary closure of SR 20 North Cascades Highway


Nov 02, 2017
For the second time during this snowy fall, State Route 20/North Cascades Highway will temporarily close for the safety of crews…





Quick Thinking Store Employee Foils Alcohol Theft by Minors


Jul 16, 2014
On Sunday evening, a Safeway employee reported a possible alcohol theft.  Two juvenile males were seen running out of the store…

Fire danger rating increases to high in Ferry and parts of Stevens counties


Jul 16, 2014
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources announced the following changes in the fire danger rating and burn…

Monday’s Lightning Storm Starts New Fires


Jul 15, 2014
The passage of an afternoon thunderstorm on Monday led to many lightning strikes across the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest…

Campfire Restrictions Increase in Okanogan County


Jul 14, 2014
The Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest expanded previous campfire restrictions because of high fire danger in Okanogan and…

SEARCH FOR DROWNING VICTIM ENTERS FOURTH DAY


Jul 14, 2014
Authorities are entering their fourth day in search of an Oroville man who fell into Palmer Lake on Friday and is presumed…