Local News

Stage 1 burn ban called for Okanogan County


Nov 09, 2018
A ban on outdoor burning and the use of uncertified stoves and fireplaces begins at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, in Okanogan…





Mission Project draft decision to increase forest resiliency; improve water quality across 50,000 acres


Mar 19, 2018
Credit: USFS/ Paul Nash   In the Libby Creek watershed, USFS Timber Management Assistant, Paul Nash picks his way through a…

Tonasket Middle School Speller to represent NCW at the Scripps National Spelling Bee

Press Release


Mar 15, 2018
Kara Willson will represent North Central Washington in Washington DC this spring in the Scripps National Spelling Bee. It was…

Mandatory Running Start info sessions in Okanogan County March 14-April 25


Mar 14, 2018
Any student interested in Running Start must attend one of the info sessions scheduled at regional high schools March 14-April…

Local sales taxes going up in Okanogan County


Mar 12, 2018
Consumers in Okanogan county will pay more in sales tax on purchases starting April 1, 2018. New tax rate increases will go to…

Three opportunities to attend “Protect Your Water Rights” workshop


Mar 12, 2018
Okanogan Conservation District, in partnership with Washington Water Trust, Okanogan Land Trust, and Trout Unlimited, will…