The state Transportation Improvement Board has announced grant awards for 2017.
Several teachers from school districts serving Okanogan County and the surrounding area have received classroom grants from the North Central Education Foundation.
The annual Shop with a Cop program is set for this Saturday, Dec. 16.
The Senate Republican Caucus has announced appointments to 2018 Senate committees.
Santa will visit neighborhoods in Omak and Okanogan this week.
Orders will be accepted through Dec. 13, for pumpkin cake rolls being sold by Omak High School’s Club Shred.
‘Tis the season for mistletoe, eggnog, twinkling lights and porch pirates.
Youngsters can get pictures taken with Santa on Dec. 18 at the Lucy F. Covington Government Center.
Libby Harrison has been elected president of the Pateros Chamber of Commerce for 2018.
Voters will be asked Feb. 13 to consider a four-year educational programs and operation levy request.
The Washington State Parks 2018 wall calendar is available for purchase.
The city council had a public hearing Dec. 5 on the proposed 2018 budget.
The Omak Chamber of Commerce has named its business and citizen of the year. Business of the year is the Omak Pharmacy.
City residents have until Friday, Dec. 15, to enter the annual Christmas decorating contest.
The city is a step closer to getting a new budget.
One driver was injured in a two-vehicle collision Dec. 10 on Highway 97 near the intersection with Highway 20.
Ashley Goetz, principal at Virginia Grainger Elementary School, was named Monday evening, Dec. 11, as the Okanogan School District’s next superintendent.
A Christmas potluck dinner will be at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 20 at the Okanogan Grange Hall, 305 Tyee St.
Nearly three dozen House Republicans, including U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-4th District, have sent a letter urging Speaker Paul Ryan to put a permanent solution for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals on the floor of before the end of the year.
Gary George has been appointed to the Omak School Board.