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…





Emergency Weight Restrictions Going into Place April 24


Apr 24, 2017
Okanogan County Department of Public Works will be updating Emergency Weight Restrictions on the following County roads as of…

State House of Representatives passes Kretz resolution honoring Mel Tonasket


Apr 19, 2017
The Washington State House of Representatives recently passed a resolution honoring longtime tribal leader Mel Tonasket as he…

TranGo Makes Adjustments Due to Hwy 20 Closure


Apr 12, 2017
TranGO (Transit for Greater Okanogan) responded to the Hwy 20 road closure over Loup Loup Pass by adding an express connection…

Property Taxes Due May 1st


Apr 12, 2017
The Okanogan County Treasurer’s Office would like to remind all taxpayers 2017 1st half property taxes and irrigation…

Ballots In the Mail for Omak Bond Election


Apr 07, 2017
Ballots for the April 25, 2017 Special Election are in the mail. If you have not received your ballot by Friday, April 14th,…