Candidates for Virginia Grainger Elementary School principal will be interviewed Feb. 5-8.January 31, 2018 9:50 a.m. read more..
(2018-024 Jan. 31 Feb. 7) ANNUAL REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONSJanuary 31, 2018 midnight read more..
(2018-025 Jan. 31) PUBLIC NOTICE Okanogan School DistrictJanuary 31, 2018 midnight read more..
(2018-012 Jan. 31 Feb. 7) NOTICE OF PUBLIC TIMBER SALEJanuary 31, 2018 midnight read more..
(2018-026 Jan. 31 Feb. 7, 14) IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON FOR OKANOGAN COUNTY In re the Estate of: EVELYN M. TAYLOR,January 31, 2018 midnight read more..
Top five from district advance to regionals Feb. 10 in KittitasJanuary 30, 2018 2:32 p.m. read more..
District 6 for 1A schools starts at 10 a.m. Saturday at Omak High SchoolJanuary 30, 2018 2:21 p.m. read more..
“No fishing from the bridge,” Robert Riggle read aloud, nodding toward the sign on Central Avenue.January 30, 2018 12:21 p.m. read more..
Oroville, Omak to host district wrestling tournaments SaturdayJanuary 30, 2018 11:41 a.m. read more..
Lake Roosevelt holds off Bridgeport, 68-54January 30, 2018 11:37 a.m. read more..
Aspen Hoover wins high series for junior varsityJanuary 30, 2018 11:29 a.m. read more..
Bulldogs win on Sachse 3-pointerJanuary 30, 2018 11:27 a.m. read more..
Bjornsens - Sadie and Erik - to compete in cross-country skiingJanuary 30, 2018 11:17 a.m. read more..
A decision dismissing a lawsuit over ownership of a logging company has been affirmed by the state Court of Appeals for Division 3.January 30, 2018 9:08 a.m. read more..
The British Columbia government wants to appeal the Desautel hunting case, in which the existence of the Sinixt people is at stake.January 30, 2018 9:07 a.m. read more..
Brewster High School received a $500 grant from ExxonMobil to support its new anatomy and physiology course.January 30, 2018 3:04 a.m. read more..
Ryan Larry Cate has been sentenced to 31 months in prison in the death of Duran T. Marchand, 35.January 29, 2018 3:42 p.m. read more..
St. Anne’s Episcopal Church, Omak, will be among dozens of sites around the world offering Holden Evening Prayer on Wednesday, Feb. 7.January 24, 2018 3:33 p.m. read more..
Agreements with Brewster and Pateros for parks operations and maintenance budgets were approved Jan. 22 by the Douglas County Public Utility District commission.January 24, 2018 3:15 p.m. read more..
The Grant County Sheriff’s Office has issued another warning about the IRS phone scam, which is popping up again locally, and other scams that continue to plague people.January 24, 2018 3:12 p.m. read more..
A monumental step was taken last week with bipartisan support as Gov. Jay Inslee inked his signature on Senate Bill 6091, which brings clarity and certainty to those in eastern Washing-ton wanting to build on rural property.January 24, 2018 3:09 p.m. read more..
Chocolate milk reportedly tainted by a food-based sanitizer did not find its way into the stomachs of Okanogan County youngsters whose schools contract with Chartwells.January 24, 2018 2:45 p.m. read more..
(2018-021 Jan. 24) NOTICE OF APPLICATION AND ISSUANCE OF A DNS UNDER SEPAJanuary 24, 2018 midnight read more..
(2018-018 Jan. 24) LEGAL NOTICE NEGOTIATION OF STATE LEASES WITH EXISTING LESSEES BETWEEN MARCH AND MAY 2018 EXPIRES: JULY 2018January 24, 2018 midnight read more..
(2018-020 Jan. 24) The Okanogan Conservation District Board of SupervisorsJanuary 24, 2018 midnight read more..
Wrestling for Wednesday cancelledJanuary 23, 2018 1:35 p.m. read more..
Pioneers stop Bulldogs, 62-51January 23, 2018 11:51 a.m. read more..
The older I get, the more interesting I find our society’s fascination with collections and clutter.January 23, 2018 10:58 a.m. read more..
Commissioners for the Okanogan County Public Utility District continue to work on selecting a new general manager.January 23, 2018 10:56 a.m. read more..
Oroville edges Bridgeport, 32-29January 23, 2018 10:05 a.m. read more..
Several construction projects in Okanogan County could get back on track soon now that the state has a capital budget for the 2017-18 biennium.January 23, 2018 9:58 a.m. read more..
Columbia River Chinook salmon have lost as much as two-thirds of their genetic diversity, Washington State University researchers have found.January 23, 2018 9:56 a.m. read more..
Liberty Bell's Eric Brooks honored as state 1B/2B Cross Country Coach of the YearJanuary 23, 2018 9:48 a.m. read more..
About 35 antiabortion activists marched along downtown Omak’s sidewalks Monday afternoon, bearing signs such as “Abortion = One Dead One Wounded” and “Life: The first inalienable right.”January 23, 2018 1:19 a.m. read more..
Proposals that would expand access to breakfast for the state’s most impoverished students are getting mixed reactions from educators.January 21, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
Volunteers keep great clubs, events rollingJanuary 19, 2018 2:18 p.m. read more..
Omak takes out Chelan girls, 47-38January 19, 2018 2:15 p.m. read more..
Soap Lake scores late over PaterosJanuary 19, 2018 2:11 p.m. read more..
A former Tonasket School District employee was found guilty of two counts of first degree child rape and six counts of first degree child Tuesday in Spokane County.January 19, 2018 12:08 p.m. read more..
After 35 years, Expressions Hair Design and Day Spa has moved from Main Street to share the existing Silver Sage Spa building in Omak.January 19, 2018 4:06 a.m. read more..
Omak District Councilwoman Melissa Louis-Williams has been expelled from the Colville Business Council.January 18, 2018 12:10 p.m. read more..
A Pullman police commander’s son – who was arrested last summer in Ferry County – pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the death of a Pullman High School student.January 18, 2018 11:24 a.m. read more..
U.S. Sens. Maria Cantwell and Patty Murray were among 13 Democrats that voted against a proposal aimed at making it easier to import lower priced prescription drugs from Canada.January 18, 2018 9:33 a.m. read more..
Mountain Lions coach guided girls to first, boys to secondJanuary 18, 2018 9:21 a.m. read more..
Artists over the age of 18 residing in Grant, Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan counties may apply to a Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest exhibition.January 18, 2018 2:26 a.m. read more..
State Rep. Jacquelin Maycumber, R-Republic, has introduced legislation to help veterans in northeast Washington access the services and benefits they’ve earned.January 17, 2018 3:02 p.m. read more..
As a fledgling Americana singer, Brittany Jean feared moving from the Midwest to Brewster in 2013 might be a career stopper.January 17, 2018 1:31 p.m. read more..
The North Central Educational Service District has been awarded $280,000 in grant funding as part of the alternative teaching certification program, which is designed to encourage individuals to become public education teachers.January 17, 2018 11:22 a.m. read more..
State Rep. Joel Kretz, R-Wauconda, has introduced a bill to address the Hirst water decision.January 17, 2018 10:45 a.m. read more..
A workshop on strategic planning in non-profit groups will be March 28.January 17, 2018 9:43 a.m. read more..
The 5-5 outside hitter led the state in serving last seasonJanuary 17, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
(2018-015 Jan. 17, 24, 31) IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON FOR OKANOGAN COUNTY In re the Estate of: ROY FREDERICK DICKERSONJanuary 17, 2018 midnight read more..
(2018-014 Jan. 17, 24) PATEROS SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 122-70J BOARD OF DIRECTORSJanuary 17, 2018 midnight read more..
(2018-013 Jan. 17) Okanogan School District No. 105 Virginia Grainger Elementary Addition Bid Date: February 9, 2018January 17, 2018 midnight read more..
(2018-016 Jan. 17) PUBLIC NOTICE The Colville Tribes Land Use Review Board will be holding a public hearing to make a ruling on the following shoreline development conditional use permits:January 17, 2018 midnight read more..
Far too often residents of Okanogan County and neighboring Ferry County seem to say there’s never much to do around the region.January 16, 2018 11:36 a.m. read more..
Would you cast a yes vote for the upcoming Omak School District levy if you knew we would raise about a million dollars of local money that would be matched by $6 million from the state?January 16, 2018 11:35 a.m. read more..
Brewster collars Chelan, 58-36January 16, 2018 11:32 a.m. read more..
Wenatchee Valley College is joining with several area high schools for a new program, The Admissions Guarantee.January 16, 2018 11:25 a.m. read more..
Several students from Okanogan County have been named to the fall 2017 honor roll list at Spokane Community College.January 16, 2018 11:20 a.m. read more..
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plans to draft a rule to revoke federal protections for the Canada lynx.January 16, 2018 11:12 a.m. read more..
U.S. Sens. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., and Cory Gardner, R-Colo., have introduced a bill designed to update firefighting agencies.January 16, 2018 9:57 a.m. read more..
A bill passed by the Senate Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee would eliminate the fees that credit bureaus charge customers who want to freeze their credit reports to protect their personal information.January 16, 2018 9:54 a.m. read more..
Legislation that would allow the state Department of Fish and Wildlife to use best available science practices when managing state forests received a public hearing in the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee on Jan. 9.January 16, 2018 9:50 a.m. read more..
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..
North Valley Hospital commissioners named Jean Pfeifer as board chairwoman during their regular meeting Jan. 11. Pfeifer was elected during the November 2017 election to her first term on the board. The board named Jerry Bradley as vice chairman and Dick Larson as secretary.January 12, 2018 3:30 p.m. read more..
Martin lifts Oroville past Raiders, 44-43January 12, 2018 2 p.m. read more..
You stub your toe on the bedpost again, and instinctively reach for the wound. Omak resident Teresa Mae Tindoll likens the impulse to Reiki, a Japanese therapy technique that’s said to promote stress and pain relief through laying hands lightly on or over a patient’s body.January 12, 2018 10:49 a.m. read more..
Classes will start two hours late on Friday, Jan. 12, in the Pateros School District because of snow.January 11, 2018 2:08 p.m. read more..
Methow Valley schools are dismissing at 2 p.m. today, Jan. 11, because of a power outage in the Winthrop-Mazama area.January 11, 2018 1:56 p.m. read more..
A quorum of the Okanogan County commissioners will attend the Northeast Washington Counties meeting at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 12.January 11, 2018 11:45 a.m. read more..
TranGO public transportation is canceling its Omak-Okanogan shuttle stop at the Okanogan County courthouse for the rest of today, Jan. 11, because of road conditions.January 11, 2018 11:37 a.m. read more..
Baumgartner-Kuderer bill would also expand state basketball tournaments to 16 teamsJanuary 11, 2018 11:30 a.m. read more..
The Omak School District’s Xtreme Challenge after-school program is canceled today, Jan. 11, because of snowy weather conditions.January 11, 2018 10:23 a.m. read more..
(2018-011 Jan. 10) NOTICE OF PUBLIC TIMBER SALEJanuary 10, 2018 2:27 p.m. read more..
(2018-010 Jan. 10) WAC 197-11-970 Determination of Non-Significance (DNS). DETERMINATION OF NONSIGNIFICANCEJanuary 10, 2018 2:26 p.m. read more..
(2018-001 Jan. 10) 2018 MRSC ROSTERS SMALL PUBLIC WORKS, CONSULTANT, and VENDOR ROSTERS FOR PARTICIPATING WASHINGTON STATE LOCAL GOVERNMENT AGENCIES LOCATED IN EASTERN WASHINGTONJanuary 10, 2018 2:24 p.m. read more..
The Community Foundation of North Central Washington has awarded more than $441,000 to non-profit groups thanks donations from people across the region.January 10, 2018 9:41 a.m. read more..
Douglas County deputies arrested two men on warrants in unrelated incidents in the north county area during the past few days.January 10, 2018 9:29 a.m. read more..
Oroville edges Manson, 49-48January 9, 2018 3:46 p.m. read more..
Manson edges Oroville, 29-23; Selkirk wins game of unbeatens with ACH, 42-41January 9, 2018 3:38 p.m. read more..
WIAA releases latest RPI basketball rankingsJanuary 9, 2018 3:29 p.m. read more..
While Democrats in the state Legislature have supported enacting a capital gains tax to fund public education in the past, they aren’t itching to pass one this legislative session now that they control both the Legislature and the governorship.January 9, 2018 11:31 a.m. read more..
Gov. Jay Inslee expressed a defiant attitude toward U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who announced on Thursday the rescinding of Obama-era guidelines that assisted the legalization of non-medical marijuana in Washington, seven other states and the District of Columbia.January 9, 2018 11:29 a.m. read more..
Susan Albert, Wenatchee, has been elected to fill the District 7 vacancy on the North Central Educational Service District Board.January 9, 2018 11:13 a.m. read more..
A dwelling in Canada owned by the Arrow Lakes Aboriginal Society is the subject of a disagreement between a Canadian woman and the Colville Confederated TribesJanuary 9, 2018 11:11 a.m. read more..
Newspaper people, when they get called for jury duty, end up with something to write about even if they aren’t picked to sit on the jury.January 9, 2018 11:04 a.m. read more..
A Bridgeport man who allegedly threatened violence last year at Bridgeport High School pleaded not guilty in Okanogan County Superior Court Jan. 2.January 9, 2018 10:58 a.m. read more..
Concerns about increased frequency and extent of wildfires, and summer water shortages affecting agriculture are among the concerns cited in a new state climate risk assessment.January 9, 2018 10:56 a.m. read more..
A Canadian company has purchased a 6,600-square-foot building in Electric City for use in digital currency “mining.”January 9, 2018 10:54 a.m. read more..
An open house is set for 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 9, to gather comments on the Tonasket Ranger District’s proposed Mount Hull restoration project.January 8, 2018 12:59 p.m. read more..
Easement purchase would give access to the wildlife area for huntingJanuary 8, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
Liberty Bell finds way around Manson's heightJanuary 7, 2018 12:46 p.m. read more..
Predicting the NFL postseason gamesJanuary 7, 2018 12:29 p.m. read more..
Six teams headed to Brewster tonightJanuary 4, 2018 10:36 a.m. read more..
A woman accused of first-degree murder in the shooting death of her husband, died Jan. 3 at Mid-Valley Hospital.January 4, 2018 10:02 a.m. read more..
Distance for paper targets is 50 feetJanuary 3, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
820 (2018-006) Okanogan Transit Authority and Okanogan Council of Government Public MeetingsJanuary 2, 2018 5:04 p.m. read more..
Pateros, down 19, charges backJanuary 2, 2018 2:38 p.m. read more..
Bjornsens take to Tour de SkiJanuary 2, 2018 2:18 p.m. read more..
An Omak man was told not to return to Walmart after being found half naked and curled up in the store’s walk-in meat cooler Dec. 29.January 2, 2018 12:41 p.m. read more..
An appeal of the Desautel hunting rights case has been dismissed by a British Columbia court.January 2, 2018 12:33 p.m. read more..
The Okanogan County Public Utility District commission heard from legislative consultant Jim Rowland on Dec. 18 about state and federal issues important to the district, including net neutrality.January 2, 2018 12:24 p.m. read more..
The Omak School District is hosting several events in mid-January to let voters know about the Feb. 13 levy and bond issue requests.January 2, 2018 12:23 p.m. read more..