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Wildfire season arrives

Officials from the National Interagency Fire Center all calling for an above-normal fire season this year with elevated temperatures and low precipitation.

June 8, 2018 2:16 p.m. read more..

Community rallies around Bridgeport family after fire

It was a little over a week ago that Bridgeport High School boys’ basketball coach Pat McFadden bustled through a burning home to save his fiancé’s 8-year-old son, Tommy. Both remained in Harborview Medical Center for treatment of burns Tuesday – McFadden in serious condition and Tommy, satisfactory.

January 16, 2018 1 a.m. read more..



USDA-certified mobile slaughter unit proposed

A USDA-certified mobile slaughtering unit may soon be located in Tonasket. City council members directed staff to work with the Planning Commission to review the zoning code and make a recommendation to council on if, where and under what conditions a slaugherhouse would be permitted.

June 19, 2018 11:08 a.m. read more..

Naloxon training provided to local officers

Okanogan County Public Health (OCPH), in partnership with the University of Washington Alcohol and Drug Addiction Institute (ADAI), provided Intranasal Naloxone training to six state Department of Fish and Wildlife officers.

June 19, 2018 11:06 a.m. read more..



Gilman earns multiple medals

Marine E-4 Thomas “TJ” Gilman, an Okanogan graduate, took won five swimming events and placed second in two shooting events at the Department of Defense Warrior Games on June 1-9.

June 12, 2018 1:18 p.m. read more..


Northcott album sample
Lauralee Northcott sings "Molly Terry" from her new album.