Local News

Fiber Damage and Communication Update


Jul 24, 2014
Okanogan County Communications systems were damaged further by the storm which moved through north eastern Washington late July…





Liquor privatization tied to thefts


Jun 02, 2014
Researchers looking at the effects of liquor privatization found one in 10 high school-age minors who drink alcohol reported…

Omak Retailers Pass with Flying Colors

Becki Andrist, News Director


May 30, 2014
It’s an unconventional tool in the fight against underage drinking, but the recent Alcohol Purchase Surveys in Omak showed…

Lake Osoyoos rises as runoff increases


May 30, 2014
Due to rising temperatures and spring runoff, water levels in Osoyoos Lake are rising. In some years, this can result in…

Fire District 6 holds meetings on temporary levy lid lift


May 29, 2014
Okanogan County Fire District 6 invites the public to comment on its proposed 20-year levy lid lift for capital facility…

7 Alcohol Retailers Pass Compliance Checks


May 27, 2014
To help prevent underage drinking, Omak Police Department and Brewster Police Department conducted alcohol sales compliance…