Local News

Consumer Alert: Utility Scam through Phone Solicitation


Nov 23, 2016
Please be on alert for a phone scam targeting Okanogan PUD customers and businesses. Threats come from aggressive callers posing…





As Fire Season Winds Down, Ramp Up Your Fire IQ : Attend a Firewise Workshop September 28 in Winthrop.


Sep 20, 2013
Okanogan Conservation District is holding its final Firewise workshop of the season in Winthrop on Saturday, September 28 from…

General campfire ban lifted for state parks


Sep 19, 2013
The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission announces the end of a general campfire ban in state parks east of the…

TWO ARRESTED FOR THEFT OF A FIREARM


Sep 18, 2013
An Okanogan teen was arrested Tuesday for allegedly stealing a pistol. Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers said around 9:50…

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…