Local News

Sockeye fishery opens, salmon limits raised in Okanogan and Similkameen rivers


Jul 15, 2016
  Actions: Opens sockeye salmon to retention and raises total salmon limit. Species affected:  Sockeye and chinook salmon…





28th Annual United Pow Wow May 7


Apr 14, 2016
Native American drummers and dancers will gather on Saturday, May 7, for the 28th Annual United Pow Wow at the Omak Tribal Long…

Marijuana Getting Into Teens Hands; Minor Arrested for DUI


Apr 14, 2016
While out on emphasis patrols on Saturday night, Omak Police arrested a minor for driving under the influence.  A 17 yr. old…

¬Omak School District hires Middle School principal


Apr 12, 2016
The Omak School District has hired Dr. Chris Neese Blackman, Othello, as the new principal at Omak Middle School for the…

More time to comment on Okanogan shoreline plan


Apr 04, 2016
Citizens in Okanogan County have an additional 30 days to comment on the plan for how to manage shorelines within the county.…

OKANOGAN PUD COMMISSIONERS BREAK GROUND ON PATEROS-TWISP (PT) 115 KV TRANSMISSION LINE PROJECT


Apr 02, 2016
Okanogan PUD Board of Commissioners broke ground today to kick off the construction phase of the Pateros-Twisp Transmission Line…