Local News

Governor Inslee adds Okanogan County to Drought Declaration


Apr 17, 2015
On Friday, Governor Jay Inslee declared a drought in 13 river basins in Washington state, including the Okanogan River. The…





Jim Brown named WDFW North Central regional director


May 28, 2013
Jim Brown, a sergeant in the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife enforcement program, has been named regional director…

Okanogan Man One of WDFW’s 2013 ‘Citizen Awards’


May 22, 2013
Cougar enthusiasts from Okanogan County, fish restoration experts from Wenatchee, and landowners from Naches and Sammamish…

Emphasis Patrols Prove Effective


May 22, 2013
With funding provided by Okanogan County Community Coalition's underage drinking prevention program, Omak Police were out on…

2013 Fire Season Off to an Early Start…Be Ready: Attend a Firewise Workshop June 1


May 20, 2013
Okanogan Conservation District is coordinating six Firewise workshops throughout the county this summer. The first of these will…

Emphasis Patrols Coming in June


May 15, 2013
Teens who choose to drink alcohol risk serious consequences that can affect their future, so the Omak Police Department with…