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State loses No Child Left Behind waiver for public schools

Federal officials pull will not renew waiver in wake of teacher union's objection to competency evaluations that include student academic achievement

Voters say yes to levies, no to recreation district, bond

Preliminary special election tally shows voter overwhelmingly rejecting a ballot measure to create a Methow Valley Recreation District

Human remains may be those of missing Twisp man

Sheriff Frank Rogers says authorities believe they have found the remains of Nicholas A. Totora, who was reported missing June 3, 2012

State Patrol seeks help locating sexual misconduct suspect

Authorities trying to find Minnesota sexual misconduct suspect last known to be in Washington state

Burn planned to start Thursday west of Winthrop

The Methow Valley Ranger District is gearing up for a prescribed burn Thursday on about 20 acres 10 miles west of town.

Fishing allowed again near Grand Coulee Dam

A section of Rufus Woods Lake downstream of Grand Coulee Dam to the state Highway 155 Bridge opened today for recreational fishing after being closed since Sept. 11, 2001.

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Wildfire prompts closure of North Pine Creek Road

Okanogan County officials close North Pine Creek Road as wildlife sweeps through area, toppling trees

Gay-straight club observing Day of Silence in local school

Omak High School's gay-straight club participating in Day of Silence; some parents keeping straight students home

CenturyLink problem takes down 911 emergency lines

911 service statewide goes down, but most of the system is back up and running

Westbound Interstate 90 closed at Vantage

Westbound Interstate 90 traffic is being routed through Wenatchee due to a crash at Vantage

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Three Rivers chooses Graham for CEO

Three Rivers Hospital commissioners offer job to Scott Graham; contract negotiations planned

Omak District membership of Colville tribe to meet tonight

Colville tribe's Omak District plans meeting tonight

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Gavin named Okanogan fire chief

Omak firefighter named as new Okanogan fire chief

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Basketball Frenzy hits Okanogan, Ferry counties

Enter our Basketball Frenzy contest for a chance to win $50

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Visit state parks free tomorrow

Washington State Parks offers free access to lands tomorrow

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