Local News

USFW Supervisor Forced to Remind Employees That Human Safety Comes First


Aug 29, 2018
In the wake of a July 12th incident in Okanogan County where a 25-year-old Forest Service employee was treed by wolves, and…





Forest Update for Okanogan County

USFS Press Release


Jul 01, 2018
Depending on location, chainsaws, equipment and helicopters may supplement the usual sounds of the forest this summer as crews…

Okanogan Grange #1103 is sponsoring Primary Candidates Forums


Jun 28, 2018
The Okanogan Grange #1103 is sponsoring Primary Candidates Forums. There will be one on Thursday July 19th for Sheriff’s…

Okanogan shoreline management plan finalized

Press Release


Jun 26, 2018
A long-awaited update on how shorelines will be regulated in Okanogan County has been approved by the Department of Ecology.…

DETECTIVE ROB HEYEN RETIRES FROM OKANOGAN COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers


Jun 25, 2018
After 28 years of service with the Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office  Detective Rob Heyen retired from the Sheriff’s Office on…

Fire Blight Warning

Dan McCarthy

Okanogan County Pest Board


Jun 23, 2018
Fire blight is a serious concern to apple and pear growers this year.  Fire blight is a bacterial disease that can damage or…