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…





WDFW seeks comments on management plan for Scotch Creek and Sinlahekin wildlife areas


Nov 29, 2016
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is seeking public comments on a draft management plan for the Scotch Creek…

Consumer Alert: Utility Scam through Phone Solicitation


Nov 23, 2016
Please be on alert for a phone scam targeting Okanogan PUD customers and businesses. Threats come from aggressive callers posing…

Results Holding Steady in Second Round of Vote Counting


Nov 15, 2016
With an additional nearly 4000 ballots counted in Okanogan County on Monday, the results were virtually unchanged from Election…

Fire Station Construction at Reclamation's Grand Coulee Dam Brings Changes


Nov 10, 2016
The Bureau of Reclamation's Grand Coulee Dam is anticipating construction of its new fire station this spring. However, there…

Public Health Water Laboratory Closure


Nov 09, 2016
The Okanogan County Public Health Water Laboratory will be closed from Wednesday, November 23, 2016 through Friday, November 25,…