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…





Some Firefighters Are Being Released From Sun Mountain Fire


Jul 16, 2013
The Entiat Hotshot Crew will be flown out of the Sun Mountain Fire at the end of their shift tonight.  They will be returning…

Wilderness Fire Grows to Ten Acres


Jul 11, 2013
This afternoon’s gusty winds pushed the Sun Mountain fire to about 10 acres in size. The fire is burning in the Lake Chelan…

Okanogan County limited-entry deer hunt applications due Aug. 14


Jul 10, 2013
Hunters have until Aug. 14 at midnight to apply for an opportunity to hunt deer this fall on the 6,000-acre Charles and Mary…

Wilderness Fire Southwest of Winthrop Washington


Jul 10, 2013
A small, two acre, fire is burning southwest of Winthrop Washington in the Lake Chelan Sawtooth Wilderness. Sun Mountain fire…

Drowning Victim’s Body Recovered


Jul 08, 2013
The body of an Omak man who went missing in the Okanogan River last month was located on Sunday about a quarter mile north of…