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Omak Schools Will Seek Bond and Levy in February

Sheila Corson, Communications Officer

Omak School District


Dec 05, 2017
With a huge reduction in the levy, Omak Schools will ask for both a smaller levy and a bond in February 2018, with a net…





Firewood Cutting Permit Sales Postponed Until Fire Conditions Improve


Aug 03, 2017
With fire danger condition levels now at “Very High”, and with campfire restrictions and industrial fire precaution levels…

Thrift Shop Destroyed by Fire


Aug 03, 2017
Firefighters from Omak and Okanogan were called to the Cuddly Panda Thrift Shop on Elmway in Okanogan, about 1:50pm on Tuesday. …

US DOT announces $185.8 million in infrastructure grants to 62 airports


Aug 01, 2017
The Omak Airport was included on a long list of airports that will be sharing in $185 million worth of infrastructure grants.…

Campfire restrictions in Okanogan County


Jul 27, 2017
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today the following changes in fire danger rating on…

Anglers may retain one un-clipped adult chinook as part of their daily salmon limit in Brewster Pool


Jul 27, 2017
Action: Allow retention of one (1) un-clipped adult chinook salmon as part of the current salmon daily limit. Effective date:…