INCHELIUM – The Colville Business Council has convinced the U.S. Army Corps to keep the Inchelium-Gifford Ferry running for the season.
Average retail gasoline prices across the state have fallen 0.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.88 as of Sunday, April 23, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,666 gas outlets in Washington.
Ground was broken recently for the new Pateros sign south of town.
About 10 people showed up April 20 for a scaled-back meeting called by U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse to hear constituent concerns.
Three people – two men and a 14-year-old girl – have been charged in Okanogan County Superior Court with first-degree assault in the stabbing of another man.
The state House of Representatives has passed a resolution honoring longtime Colville tribal leader Mel Tonasket.
Briefs for April 26, 2017
The Okanogan County PUD is responding to an unplanned power outage in the Highway 20, Malott and Twisp areas.
Phillip Law, a member of Boy Scout Troop 52 and a resident of Omak, has earned his Eagle Scout designation.
The monthly snow survey has confirmed what most people already know: There’s been a ton of rain and show lately.
Statewide general opener is Saturday, April 22
Tonasket chews up Oroville, 37-1
Grinning makes you feel better
Tonasket stops Soap Lake, twice
Omak, Okanogan win shootouts
I am loving this springtime weather. It seems Mother Nature has finally delivered a bit of sunshine and drier weather this past week.
Eastern Washington University has released its winter quarter dean’s list.
From Okanogan County Auditor’s Office
The Okanogan High School ecology class won the regional and reserve championship awards at the Okanogan Conservation District competition April 19.
The Okanogan County Genealogical Society and the Okanogan County Historical Museum are offering free assistance to people working on family history information.
Have you ever had the feeling, “I have just made history?”
Letters to the editor: April 19, 2017
My letter to our community is to serve two purposes, first and foremost to encourage our voters to support the current bond effort of the Omak Schools and second, correct misinformation published recently in a letter from Mr. Jim Miller of Omak.
On Easter, while many people were hiding eggs, a small group in Omak marched in support of getting President Trump to release his tax returns.
Omak School District is hoping for a miracle. Recent school bond measures in the area have been hit or miss, Brewster and Bridgeport were recently successful in bond attempts, but other schools like Okanogan have not been.