(2014-282 May 28 and June 4) OKANOGAN IRRIGATION DISTRICT REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS ARCHITECTURAL/ENGINEER SERVICESMay 28, 2014 midnight read more..
(2014-279 May 28 & June 4) INVITATION TO BID NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed bids will be received for Okanogan County Solid Waste DivisionMay 28, 2014 midnight read more..
Two Tacoma men injured early Saturday morning in a two-vehicle crashMay 27, 2014 4:03 p.m. read more..
Elizabeth Kinkade, 37, is facing charges of five counts of sexual misconduct with a Tonasket High School studentMay 22, 2014 4:12 p.m. read more..
Water level prompts north-shore terminal to be moved to Sanpoil RiverMay 22, 2014 10:44 a.m. read more..
Today marks the 50th anniversary of one of the most significant trials in state legal historyMay 21, 2014 noon read more..
Memorial Day is supposed to be a somber observance, a chance to remember those who gave their lives for our freedoms.May 21, 2014 midnight read more..
Billy Frank Jr. and Stu Bledsoe came from very different backgrounds, yet their friendship and determination laid the groundwork for what today is known as the Forests and Fish agreement. Those accords paved the way to revitalized wild salmon habitats, cleaner water and better forest management.May 21, 2014 midnight read more..
Malott couple charged with endangering child with a controlled susbstanceMay 18, 2014 10:13 a.m. read more..
Tuesday’s rock blasting closure could last longer than an hourMay 15, 2014 12:32 p.m. read more..
County commissioners should be commended for their stance and defense of area residents and the life, culture and heritage that makes us who we are.May 14, 2014 midnight read more..
Three Rivers Hospital officially has a new administrator. Hospital commissioners unanimously approved a resolution, 3-0, to hire embattled J. Scott Graham as the new CEO during Monday’s board meeting at a salary of $180,000 per year, plus benefits.May 14, 2014 midnight read more..
Usually, we think of our president or governor as the individuals charged with protecting our rights and freedoms.May 14, 2014 midnight read more..
The other day, a friend asked, in all earnestness, why it is that some parts of the nation have one kind of weather or earthly phenomena and other parts have different ones. Why, for instance, does one section of the country get earthquakes and another have to contend with tornados? Each can be shattering.May 14, 2014 midnight read more..
Area residents will have an opportunity Monday to hear more information about a Canadian company’s proposal to drill for copper in the Flagg Mountain area north of town. The meeting will be at 7 p.m. in the Winthrop Barn, 51 state Highway 20. A public comment period is open until Saturday.May 14, 2014 midnight read more..
The Methow Valley Ranger District has closed Twisp River Road, about one mile east of Poplar Flat Campground, until further notice. Water cutting across the roadway has created unsafe conditions and repairs are needed, according to the National Forest.May 12, 2014 8:10 a.m. read more..
The city is contemplating whether to allow ATVs on city streets. During a hearing at Monday’s meeting, several ATV proponents asked the city to allow the vehicles so they could hook up with county roads where they’re allowed and to get around town.May 11, 2014 midnight read more..
The giant old growth redwood forests of northern California were under siege. Rain pelted the giant trees, which let little precipitation hit the ground hundreds of feet below, where waves of runners competed in The Avenue of the Giants Marathon last Sunday.May 11, 2014 midnight read more..
K.C. Sherwood began work MondayMay 7, 2014 4:26 p.m. read more..
The state Liquor Control Board has tentatively approved an Okanogan, Omak and two Winthrop businesses to receive retail marijuana licenses.May 7, 2014 8:42 a.m. read more..
I haven’t been fishing in years, but I still enjoy hearing about fishing successes. Most of my fishing successes were of the small variety – the kind that will fit in a 10-inch skillet with not much tail hanging over the edge. In short, I never caught any lunkers.May 7, 2014 midnight read more..
All too often, we observe Mother’s Day with flowers, gifts and maybe a telephone call. But if you talk to you mother, you’ll find spending time with her on this holiday weekend is more important to her than anything you can buy.May 7, 2014 midnight read more..
A local man was arrested Saturday evening after allegedly exposing himself to three underage girls from his apartment balcony.May 7, 2014 midnight read more..
Okanogan County is among nine that will receive Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation grant funding for habitat projects.May 7, 2014 midnight read more..
(2014-238 May 7) REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Furnish labor, materials, and equipment to perform Repair work at one home on the Colville Indian Reservation near Nespelem.May 7, 2014 midnight read more..
Tinelle Bustam named district ranger with Colville National ForestMay 2, 2014 10:12 a.m. read more..
Soap Lake boy wins overall crown during Nespelem Junior Rodeo; complete rodeo results postedMay 2, 2014 9:58 a.m. read more..
Washington State University is the only post-secondary educational institution in the state being investigated; 54 others across the nation are also under scrutinyMay 1, 2014 3:56 p.m. read more..
Three of the five highest-spending lobbying groups in Olympia during the first quarter of 2014 were labor unions, including three that represent employees paid with tax dollars.May 1, 2014 1:32 p.m. read more..