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…

Omak Retailers Pass with Flying Colors

Becki Andrist, News Director

May 30, 2014
It’s an unconventional tool in the fight against underage drinking, but the recent Alcohol Purchase Surveys in Omak showed…

Lake Osoyoos rises as runoff increases

May 30, 2014
Due to rising temperatures and spring runoff, water levels in Osoyoos Lake are rising. In some years, this can result in…

Fire District 6 holds meetings on temporary levy lid lift

May 29, 2014
Okanogan County Fire District 6 invites the public to comment on its proposed 20-year levy lid lift for capital facility…

7 Alcohol Retailers Pass Compliance Checks

May 27, 2014
To help prevent underage drinking, Omak Police Department and Brewster Police Department conducted alcohol sales compliance…

Tonasket School Librarian Fired After Admitting to Sex with a Student

May 23, 2014
A Tonasket High School / Middle School librarian was fired after being arrested for having sex with an 18-year-old student.…