Local News

Large Smoke Plume Over the Okanogan Coming From Wolverine Fire


Aug 01, 2015
The Wolverine fire was very active overnight and into this morning, growing to approximately 4,000 acres.  Late afternoon…





Extra Patrols Helpful Over Stampede Weekend


Aug 14, 2013
With extra people in town for the Stampede Rodeo and Suicide Race, Omak Police Department had their hands full last weekend.…

July unemployment rate inclines slightly


Aug 14, 2013
Washington’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was an estimated 6.9 percent in July, a slight increase over the 6.8 percent…

Agencies Warn of Extreme Fire Danger


Aug 02, 2013
With fire danger continuing to increase across Washington, officials from four state agencies today urged residents to recognize…

Lightning Storm Sparks Dozens of Wildfires

Okanogan Country Radio


Aug 02, 2013
A storm system that moved through North Central Washington wreaked havoc in Okanogan County on Thursday.  Lightning strikes…

Colville Tribal Headquarters Building Lost To Fire

Press Release


Jul 29, 2013
Fire claimed the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation’s Headquarters located at the Colville Indian Agency early…