Detour keeps downtown corridor bustling

Vehicles wait at a stoplight in Omak as they are detoured though downtown.

Photo by Amber Hedington
Vehicles wait at a stoplight in Omak as they are detoured though downtown.



OMAK — Construction on the Highway 97 bridge over the Okanogan River is causing traffic delays and parking issues in downtown Omak, but local business owners say it’s not detouring customers.

“Our business hasn’t really been affected all that much,” Grandma’s Attic Manager Kristen Little said Wednesday morning...

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