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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…





Republic Police Department Establishes Rx Drug Take-Back Policy


Oct 02, 2014
Republic Police Chief Jan Lewis has crafted a new standard operating procedure to accept prescription drugs that community…

DNR lifts statewide burn ban


Sep 25, 2014
The Washington State Department of Natural Resources today announced that the statewide burn ban on DNR-protected lands has been…

All Campfire Bans Lifted on the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest


Sep 25, 2014
“The various campfire bans that have been in effect in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest were lifted early this morning,”…

Carlton Complex Fire: Public Meeting to Review Results of Burned Area Analysis


Sep 24, 2014
Okanogan Conservation District will present the results of the analysis conducted by the Interagency Burned Area Emergency…

FEMA rejects Wash. appeal for wildfire victim aid

Associated Press


Sep 23, 2014
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has once again denied a Washington state request for aid to individuals affected by this…