Stories for March 2018


Friday, March 30

Thursday, March 29


Wednesday, March 28


Churches plan Easter services

Hundreds, if not thousands, of Okanogan and Ferry County residents will spend Sunday, April 1, feasting on spiral-cut, hickory-smoked honey hams and gathering brightly colored eggs scattered on the lawn.

March 28, 2018 4:43 p.m. read more..

Tuesday, March 27


Omak administrators assess bomb threat and lockdown response

Last week’s bomb threat at Omak High School that led to lockdowns at that school and the adjacent middle school left school administrators and police satisfied with the way things were handled but also with glimpses of emergency procedures that need improving.

March 27, 2018 11:21 a.m. read more..

Sunday, March 25


Saturday, March 24


Friday, March 23


Thursday, March 22


Gun control marches planned in Twisp, Okanogan Saturday

According to the March for Our Lives’ website, about 832 “sibling marches” to Saturday’s rally in downtown Washington D.C. will take place around the world, demanding an end to mass shootings. Two such marches are planned in Twisp and Okanogan.

March 22, 2018 7:55 a.m. read more..

Wednesday, March 21


Tuesday, March 20

Barn destroyed by fire

A barn owned by Rick and Trisha Roach was destroyed by fire shortly after 4 p.m. Monday, March 19, at 68 Nichols Road.

March 20, 2018 4:29 p.m. read more..

Residents: Guns don’t belong at school

Guns don’t have a place in the classroom. That’s what most attendees told the Tonasket School Board and Superintendent Steve McCullough during a regular board meeting Wednesday, March 14.

March 20, 2018 4:16 p.m. read more..

Western governors list top 50 invasive species

The Western Governors’ Association has released its list of the “Top 50 Invasive Species in the West,” several of which are also on the state and Okanogan County Noxious Weed Control Board’s lists for eradication or control.

March 20, 2018 9:55 a.m. read more..

Monday, March 19


Sunday, March 18

Brewster mother allegedly shot by son

A Brewster woman was listed in serious condition at Sacred Heart Medical Center today after she was allegedly shot by her son, according to Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers.

March 18, 2018 2:13 p.m. read more..

Saturday, March 17

Friday, March 16


Thursday, March 15


Wednesday, March 14


Tuesday, March 13


Orchestra will feature 'Rhapsody in Blue'

George Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue” will be the featured piece when the Okanogan Valley Orchestra and Chorus performs its last concert of the 2017-18 season March 24 in the Omak Performing Arts Center.

March 13, 2018 11:55 a.m. read more..

Saturday, March 10


Talent shines in Oroville

Nearly two dozen entertainment acts took the stage Thursday, March 8, for the 13th annual Oroville Scholarship Foundation spring variety show and auction.

March 10, 2018 midnight read more..

Friday, March 9

North Valley Hospital awarded

North Valley Hospital was recognized at the Seattle Business magazine’s 2018 Leaders in Health Care Awards gala March 1 at Bell Harbor International Conference Center in Seattle.

March 9, 2018 4:51 p.m. read more..

Thursday, March 8


Wednesday, March 7


Tuesday, March 6


Monday, March 5


Sunday, March 4

Saturday, March 3


Friday, March 2


Thursday, March 1