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Threatening Note Leads to Lockdown at Omak High School

Mar 21, 2018
Omak High School was put into lockdown and the Middle School was in a soft lockdown after a threating note was discovered in a…

Three die in accident near Tonasket

Feb 07, 2011
Three people were killed Sunday in an accident about two miles south of Tonasket on Highway 97 that closed the roadway…

Parlette introduces measures aimed at helping local governments

Feb 04, 2011
Sen. Linda Evans Parlette, R-Wenatchee, has introduced two bills at the request of her constituents in Okanogan County.…

Kretz, Short to host telephone town hall Feb. 10

Feb 01, 2011
Reps. Joel Kretz and Shelly Short will host a one-hour town hall over the phone with their constituents Thursday, Feb. 10…

Oroville Man Arrested Following Pursuit

Jan 31, 2011
A 47-year-old Oroville man was arrested early this morning, following a pursuit with Sheriff's deputies that reached…

Study ties pine beetle to severe Wash. wildfires

By Associated Press
Jan 27, 2011
A new study mapping the mountain pine beetle outbreak in north-central Washington shows that infested areas were more…