Local News

Closed section of Rufus Woods Lake will open to anglers


Apr 14, 2014
Following the events of Sept. 11, 2001, this section of Rufus Woods Lake was closed to public access and recreational fishing…





7th District state lawmakers to host telephone town hall February 3


Jan 22, 2014
State Sen. Brian Dansel and Reps. Joel Kretz and Shelly Short invite residents of the 7th Legislative District to participate in…

Emergency Weight Restrictions Going Into Effect


Jan 21, 2014
Okanogan County Department of Public Works will be KEEPING Emergency Weight Restrictions on the following County roads as of…

David Niessner named general manager of Omak Wood Products


Jan 17, 2014
New Wood Resources announced today that David Niessner has joined the company as general manager of Omak Wood Products in Omak,…

WDFW seeks comments on land acquisition proposals


Jan 13, 2014
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is inviting public comment through Jan. 31 on current proposals to acquire…

File hunting reports by Jan. 10 to qualify for permit drawing


Jan 03, 2014
Hunters have a chance to win one of nine 2014 special hunting permits if they report this year’s hunting activities for black…