Local News

Some Races Fill Up as Filing Week Comes to a Close


May 21, 2018
Filing week ended Friday and several local races saw multiple candidates throw their hat in the ring. The most crowded race…





SR 20/North Cascades Highway to close Friday, Nov. 10


Nov 09, 2017
The final page will soon turn on State Route 20/North Cascades Highway this year. The winter gates will close at 4 p.m. Friday,…

Family trust agrees to restore Lake Osoyoos shorelines and wetlands


Nov 09, 2017
Under a settlement agreement with the Washington state Department of Ecology, a family trust from Canada has agreed to restore a…

Forecasted winter weather brings temporary closure of SR 20 North Cascades Highway


Nov 02, 2017
For the second time during this snowy fall, State Route 20/North Cascades Highway will temporarily close for the safety of crews…

Okanogan PUD Energizes New Transmission Line

Press Release


Oct 26, 2017
Public Utility District No. 1 of Okanogan County (PUD) is proud to announce completion of the Pateros-Twisp Transmission Line…

Omak PD Warn of IRS Scam

Jeff Koplin, Chief
Omak Police Department

Oct 18, 2017
There is a new wave of IRS scam calls and one of the calls is identified as coming from 509-740-0279. . This is scary because…