Council members adopted an ordinance amending the Tonasket Municipal Code to permit slaughterhouses in the commercial (C-2) district following a lengthy public hearing at the Tuesday, Sept. 25, regular city council meeting.September 26, 2018 4:04 p.m. read more..
The city council approved a request to bring more artwork to the Prince Heritage Park fence. Oroville High School shop teacher Walt Arnold sought the council’s permission to add additional student work to the fence and presented examples of designs for their review during a regular meeting Sept. 18.September 26, 2018 9:55 a.m. read more..
BREWSTER – Two candidate forums are planned to help voters decide which candidates to support for Okanogan County and 7th Legislative District positions.September 26, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
OLYMPIA — Students, teachers and patrons of public libraries can now read and research an unprecedented amount of information from more than 11,000 news sources thanks to a new partnership between the Washington State Library and NewsBank Inc.September 26, 2018 6 a.m. read more..
In recent weeks we’ve received a few comments questioning why The Chronicle hasn’t published anything about a spat between Okanogan County commissioner candidates Salley Bull (Independent) and incumbent Jim DeTro (Republican) at this year’s Okanogan County Fair.September 26, 2018 midnight read more..
Liberty Bell girls take fourth at Nike-Battle for the 509September 25, 2018 10:31 a.m. read more..
OLYMPIA – Okanogan County has been scolded by the Washington State Auditor’s Office for its financial reporting.September 25, 2018 10:19 a.m. read more..
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Forest Service is recommending the U.S. Bureau of Land management withdraw 340,000 acres in the Methow Valley from consideration for mining for a 20-year period.September 25, 2018 10:05 a.m. read more..
Okanogan, Omak place in top 20 in 1ASeptember 25, 2018 10:02 a.m. read more..
Deb Barrett soaks up the sights and scents of her heart’s delight, savoring the aroma of her freshly roasted coffee as she serves it to friends old and new in her recently-opened coffeehouse, Steam Bee Goods Co. “I love making folks happy a cup at a time,” said Barrett. “I’m having a ball.”September 25, 2018 5:40 a.m. read more..
OKANOGAN – A man was charged Sept. 18 in Okanogan County Superior Court with seven counts of second-degree identity theft and one count each of second-degree theft of an access device, forgery, first-degree trafficking stolen property and second-degree theft.September 24, 2018 3:59 p.m. read more..
The U.S. national average price for a gallon of gasoline has risen 0.5 cents per gallon over the past week, yet prices fell in Washington state.September 18, 2018 10:01 a.m. read more..
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) staff have been authorized to lethally remove wolves who have been preying on cattle grazing on federal lands in the Kettle River Range of Ferry County. The authorization, announced Sept. 12, comes from WDFW Director Kelly Susewind, following repeated attacks on cattle.September 17, 2018 4:41 p.m. read more..
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - The Colville Confederated Tribes won another round in its ongoing court battle against international mining company Teck Metals over releases of hazardous substances into the Columbia River.September 17, 2018 4:19 p.m. read more..
OMAK – A public hearing is planned Oct. 3 on the city’s critical areas section of the comprehensive plan.September 17, 2018 3:26 p.m. read more..
OMAK – Youngsters logged more than 2,800 hours of reading during the summer reading program at the Omak Public Library.September 17, 2018 3:11 p.m. read more..
Public comment consumed most of the Okanogan County Fair Advisory Committee’s meeting Thursday, Sept. 13.September 14, 2018 5:07 p.m. read more..
VANCOUVER, B.C. — The Colville Confederated Tribes’ Sinixt hunting rights case has been presented to the British Columbia Court of Appeals.September 13, 2018 2:40 p.m. read more..
(2018-243 Sept. 12) PATEROS SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 122-70J BOARD OF DIRECTORS SPECIAL BOARD MEETINGSeptember 12, 2018 10:37 a.m. read more..
(2018-240 Sept. 12, 19 26 Oct. 3) IN THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED TRIBES OF THE COLVILLE RESERVATIONSeptember 12, 2018 10:36 a.m. read more..
(2018-239 Sept. 12) OKANOGAN SCHOOL DISTRICT SPECIAL BOARD MEETINGSeptember 12, 2018 10:35 a.m. read more..
(2018-238 Sept. 12) Okanogan County Transit AuthoritySeptember 12, 2018 10:34 a.m. read more..
2018-242 Sept. 12, 19) CITY OF OKANOGAN TOURIST PROMOTION FUNDSSeptember 12, 2018 10:33 a.m. read more..
(2018-241 Sept. 12, 19) City of Okanogan Public Hearing Notice Revenue Sources and Ad Valorem Tax Rates for Fiscal Year 2019September 12, 2018 10:32 a.m. read more..
(2018-236 Sept. 12 Oct. 3) CALL FOR BIDS CITY OF OKANOGAN PINE STREET OVERLAYSeptember 12, 2018 10:31 a.m. read more..
McCabe runs speedy two milesSeptember 11, 2018 12:33 p.m. read more..
Marchands knock out home runsSeptember 11, 2018 12:25 p.m. read more..
Fitzmaurice makes Syracuse women’s basketball teamSeptember 11, 2018 12:19 p.m. read more..
OKANOGAN – Friday’s lightning storm knocked out electricity to several areas of Okanogan County.September 11, 2018 11:47 a.m. read more..
Pateros starts first-ever programSeptember 11, 2018 11:41 a.m. read more..
TWISP – Evacuation notices have been lifted for the Crescent Mountain Fire area and the U.S. Forest Service has started assessing burned areas throughout the region for flooding risks.September 11, 2018 10:59 a.m. read more..
(2018-233 Sept. 5) TranGO (Transit for Greater Okanogan) will hold a Public Board MeetingSeptember 5, 2018 8:07 a.m. read more..
2018-230 Aug. 29 Sept. 5, 12) IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON FOR OKANOGAN COUNTY In Re the Estate of: STEPHEN P. BEETCHENOW,September 5, 2018 8:06 a.m. read more..
The Okanogan County Fair gets under way at 9 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, with exhibits, competitions and entertainment continuing until Sunday afternoon.September 4, 2018 9:40 a.m. read more..
TWISP - The Crescent Mountain Fire, burning since July 29 in the Twisp River drainage, topped 46,000 acres over the weekend.September 4, 2018 9:40 a.m. read more..
Memories will be made when the Okanogan County Fair opens on Thursday, Sept. 6, and continues through Sunday, Sept. 9. The usual showing of farm animals - cared through the long spring and summer months by countless numbers of county youth - will vie for that special recognition and ribbon.September 4, 2018 9:35 a.m. read more..
OKANOGAN – A few Okanogan County voters expressed their dissatisfaction with the slate of primary election candidates by writing in real people’s names, animals, cartoon characters and opinion statements.September 4, 2018 9:35 a.m. read more..
Columbia River Carbonates (CRC) closed their Wauconda quarry this past spring, but will phase out closing their loading site at the Janis Bridge over the next year or so.September 4, 2018 9:29 a.m. read more..