Local News

Hard-fought Hirst compromise reached for rural Washington


Jan 19, 2018
After nearly a year of negotiations, Sen. Judy Warnick, former chair of the Senate’s water-related committee and lead negotiator…





Wind Storm Takes Out Power Across the County


May 31, 2017
Tuesday’s thunderstorms brought wind and lightning across the county.  Several downed trees took out power in multiple areas. …

Omak PD Nab Vandal for Tagging Buildings


May 27, 2017
Quick work by Omak Police nabbed a vandal within hours of finding graffiti on downtown buildings Friday morning. Omak Police…

Okanogan PUD Warns of Scam


May 26, 2017
Please be on alert for a phone scam using Okanogan PUD phone numbers and offering free vacations. If you have any doubts about…

Salmon Creek Road Reopens


May 25, 2017
Okanogan County Department of Public Works will be updating Emergency Weight Restrictions on the following County roads as of…

Updated Emergency Weight Restrictions & Emergency Road Closures


May 25, 2017
Okanogan County Department of Public Works will be updating Emergency Weight Restrictions on the following County roads as of…