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…





Train Derails North of Riverside


Mar 15, 2016
A train pulling 52 cars with two engines derailed just north of Riverside Monday afternoon.  Okanogan County Emergency Manager…

Commissioners Pass Moratorium on Marijuana Businesses in Okanogan County


Mar 08, 2016
On Tuesday, the Okanogan County Board of Commissioners passes a six-month moratorium on new all marijuana businesses in the…

Free Firearms Safety Classes Being Offered


Mar 03, 2016
The Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office is providing free firearms classes to the public. These classes are taught on the Sheriff’s…

WSU Okanogan County Master Gardeners Spring Workshop


Feb 24, 2016
Join Okanogan County Master Gardeners on Sunday, March 13th 12:30- 4:30 at Twispworks Education Station as they share their…

WVC at Omak spring orientation March 15


Feb 23, 2016
New Wenatchee Valley College at Omak students are invited to a spring orientation on Tuesday, March 15, from 4 to 6 p.m. in…