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…





Omak PD Arrest 15-year-old for MIP


May 05, 2017
In the early morning hours of May 5th, an Omak Police Officer noticed a group of young people walking down Riverside Dr. and…

North Fork Salmon Creek Road Closed due to Debris Slide


May 05, 2017
Several campers were temporarily stranded when a mud and debris slump caused by rains from Thursday night’s thunder storm…

Omak Middle School enforces drug-free school laws.


May 04, 2017
On Tuesday, May 2nd, an Omak Middle School teacher reported to school administration that a locker smelled like marijuana. Omak…

Planned Power Outage


May 03, 2017
There will be two 6 ¼ hour power outages. First outage beginning on Wednesday evening, May 17th at 11:45 p.m. and lasting until…

PUD SIGNS ADDITIONAL GENERATION AGREEMENT


May 02, 2017
Public Utility District No. 1 of Okanogan County (“Okanogan PUD”) Commissioners approved and executed a long term Power Sales…