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…





FREE Training:Investigating Child Sexual Abuse


Mar 28, 2017
Washington State’s Children’s Justice Task Force is hosting this FREE training around the State.  Our goal is to provide a guide…

Okanogan County Unemployment Grew in February


Mar 28, 2017
Okanogan County’s unemployment rate rose slightly in February to 9.8 percent, up from 9.5 percent the previous month, according…

Local Retailers Pass With Flying Colors in Compliance Checks


Mar 21, 2017
On Friday March 17th, Omak Police Department and Brewster Police Department in partnership with Okanogan County Community…

Spring Maintenance at Zosel Dam begins


Mar 17, 2017
As spring weather returns to the Okanagan Valley, operators at Zosel Dam will be pursuing maintenance and modernization tasks at…

WDFW plans controlled burns on wildlife areas in eastern Washington


Mar 16, 2017
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) plans to conduct controlled burns this spring on parts of three wildlife…