Local News

SR 20 North Cascades Highway to reopen April 22


Apr 21, 2016
Crews expect to swing open the winter closure gates to State Route 20, the North Cascades Highway, at 11 a.m. Friday, April 22.…





David Niessner named general manager of Omak Wood Products


Jan 17, 2014
New Wood Resources announced today that David Niessner has joined the company as general manager of Omak Wood Products in Omak,…

WDFW seeks comments on land acquisition proposals


Jan 13, 2014
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is inviting public comment through Jan. 31 on current proposals to acquire…

File hunting reports by Jan. 10 to qualify for permit drawing


Jan 03, 2014
Hunters have a chance to win one of nine 2014 special hunting permits if they report this year’s hunting activities for black…

False Kidnapping Report Lands Fake Victim in Jail


Dec 27, 2013
A fake story about being robbed at gun point outside of a local bank landed a 62-year-old Okanogan woman in the Okanogan County…

Burn Ban Extended Through Monday


Dec 27, 2013
The State  Department of Ecology has extended the Stage 1 burn ban in Okanogan and eight other eastern Washington counties. The…