Local News

Bighorn sheep monitoring increases with diagnosis of single case of pneumonia in Mt. Hull herd

Press Release


Mar 19, 2019
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) asks members of the public to report sightings of bighorn sheep that are…





Peter Dan Road Closure


Jul 16, 2018
Okanogan County Department of Public Works and Selland Construction have begun the permanent repairs of the landslide that…

Home Destroyed by Fire on 4th of July


Jul 05, 2018
An Omak Family lost their home to fire late Wednesday night.  Omak Fire Chief Kevin Bowling said this morning that they still…

Methow Valley State Airport reopens July 3


Jul 03, 2018
Methow Valley State Airport has a brand new runway after a 45-day temporary closure to rehabilitate the 22-year-old pavement. On…

Forest Update for Okanogan County

USFS Press Release


Jul 01, 2018
Depending on location, chainsaws, equipment and helicopters may supplement the usual sounds of the forest this summer as crews…

Okanogan Grange #1103 is sponsoring Primary Candidates Forums


Jun 28, 2018
The Okanogan Grange #1103 is sponsoring Primary Candidates Forums. There will be one on Thursday July 19th for Sheriff’s…