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SR 20 North Cascades Highway to reopen April 22


Apr 21, 2016
Crews expect to swing open the winter closure gates to State Route 20, the North Cascades Highway, at 11 a.m. Friday, April 22.…





Tonasket woman killed in accident south of Oroville Tuesday


Mar 16, 2016
A 47-year-old Tonasket woman was killed Tuesday afternoon when the vehicle she was riding in was struck on Highway 97 about…

Train Derails North of Riverside


Mar 15, 2016
A train pulling 52 cars with two engines derailed just north of Riverside Monday afternoon.  Okanogan County Emergency Manager…

Commissioners Pass Moratorium on Marijuana Businesses in Okanogan County


Mar 08, 2016
On Tuesday, the Okanogan County Board of Commissioners passes a six-month moratorium on new all marijuana businesses in the…

Free Firearms Safety Classes Being Offered


Mar 03, 2016
The Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office is providing free firearms classes to the public. These classes are taught on the Sheriff’s…

WSU Okanogan County Master Gardeners Spring Workshop


Feb 24, 2016
Join Okanogan County Master Gardeners on Sunday, March 13th 12:30- 4:30 at Twispworks Education Station as they share their…