Weather Central

Snow means crews are poised to plow

Falling snow means public works crews are poised to start plowing the white stuff off area roads. Various mid-valley jurisdictions have different policies about when and where they plow.

December 17, 2018 5:12 p.m. read more..

Burn ban issued for Okanogan County

A ban on outdoor burning and the use of uncertified stoves and fireplaces begins at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, in Okanogan County because to poor air quality in the region.

November 9, 2018 3:43 p.m. read more..

Outlook favors warmer temperatures for much of U.S.

A mild winter could be in store for much of the U.S. this winter according to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center. In the U.S. Winter Outlook for December through February, above-average temperatures are predicted across the northern and western U.S., Alaska and Hawaii.

November 7, 2018 12:07 p.m. read more..



Goehner seated in House

OLYMPIA - Rep. Keith Goehner, R-Dryden, took the oath of office and was sworn in as a member of the state House of Representatives on Jan. 14 during opening ceremonies of the 2019 Legislature.

January 15, 2019 12:20 p.m. read more..

Work begins on Bridgeport Middle School

Last week an excavator began tearing down the Bridgeport Middle School and old district office. The building was outdated and needed modern construction in order to provide a positive learning environment for students, according the Bridgeport School District Superintendent Scott Sattler.

January 15, 2019 9:12 a.m. read more..

Chamber learns of $8 million ‘Magnificent’ project

Tonasket City Planner Kurt Danison of Highland Associates and city council member Jill Ritter presented information on the U.S. Highway 97 Reconstruction Project, formerly known as the “Magnificent Mile,” to the chamber of commerce Tuesday, Jan. 8.

January 15, 2019 9:04 a.m. read more..

Winterfest returns to Republic

Town will become a winter wonderland on Saturday, Jan. 19 as the Chamber of Commerce along with local volunteers, host the annual Winterfest celebration.

January 15, 2019 8:51 a.m. read more..




Pinewood Derby