Local News

Large Smoke Plume Over the Okanogan Coming From Wolverine Fire


Aug 01, 2015
The Wolverine fire was very active overnight and into this morning, growing to approximately 4,000 acres.  Late afternoon…





Scam Alert: Fake Okanogan PUD Online Payment Website


Jun 24, 2015
Please be advised that there is currently a fraudulent internet online payment scam targeting Okanogan PUD customers. The false…

Are You Ready for Wildfire? Attend a Firewise Workshop June 27 in Conconully.


Jun 23, 2015
Okanogan Conservation District is holding a Firewise workshop in Conconully on Saturday June 27 from 9 – 11 a.m. at the…

Road Repairs Continue Following Carlton Fire


Jun 23, 2015
Repair work continues on roads damaged by last year’s Carlton Complex Fire and summer storms.  Burned Area Emergency Recovery,…

Leader In Me Program Coming to East Elementary


Jun 22, 2015
East Omak Elementary school will receive nearly $80,000 over the next three years to implement the Leader In Me process, which…

Omak Schools Doing Building Improvements Over Summer


Jun 22, 2015
The Omak School District has several summer projects planned, from carpet replacement to asphalt work. At North Elementary,…