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…





Moses Lake Man Killed in Rollover Accident


May 17, 2014
A 27- year-old  Moses Lake man was killed in a rollover accident on the Sinlahekin Road near Blue Lake early Friday. Okanogan…

Twisp Man Arrested on Multiple Drug Charges


May 16, 2014
Photo Provided   Thirty-eight year old Matthew Bruce Mathwich, of Twisp was arrested Wednesday on multiple drug charges,…

Eight Alcohol Retailers Pass Compliance Checks


May 16, 2014
To help prevent underage drinking, Omak PD and Brewster PD teamed up to conduct alcohol sales compliance checks in Omak and…

Use of Food Stamps Rises in Okanogan County

By Emily Guerin and Tim Marema (The Daily Yonder) 


May 16, 2014
  The use of food stamps in Okanogan County increased during the recession, assisting families in stretching their food…

New CASA Volunteers Sworn In to Advocate for Children


May 15, 2014
  On May 1, 2014, the Hon. Henry Rawson swore in six volunteers as CASA volunteers—court-appointed special advocates for…