Local News

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…





Lightning Storms Spark Fires


Jul 22, 2016
Lightning from last night’s storms ignited a small fire in the 8-Mile drainage north of Winthrop, Washington.  The half-acre…

New Curtains Installed at the PAC


Jul 20, 2016
Following a successful fundraising campaign by the Omak Performing Arts Center Foundation, an array of new curtains was…

Omak Man Arrested in Connection with Mini Mart Robbery


Jul 20, 2016
An Omak man was arrested early Saturday morning after he was identified as the suspect in the robbery of the Stampede Mini Mart…

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…

Firewise Workshop July 16 in the Aeneas Valley


Jul 07, 2016
Okanogan Conservation District, in partnership with Okanogan County Fire District 16, is holding a Firewise workshop on Saturday…