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Level 3 sex offender moves to Riverside

A level 3 sex offender has moved to the 00 block of Blue Moon Road, Riverside. The 43-year-old man notified the Okanogan County Sheriff’s office of his move, as required by law.

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Crews respond to wildfire near Loomis

Fire crews from the state Department of Natural Resources, U.S. Forest Service and the Loomis Fire Department are on the scene of a wildfire burning near town.

Swimmer presumed drowned In Lake Chelan

Search and recovery efforts continue today for Donghoon Lee, a 23-year-old student from South Korea, who is presumed drowned in Lake Chelan.

Fire danger increases in Eastern Washington

The state Department of Natural Resources announced yesterday that the risk for fire danger has increased in several counties including Okanogan.

Wauconda woman injured in vehicle crash

A local woman was injured Tuesday morning in a single vehicle crash about eight miles east of town.

Colville Business Council expels Nespelem councilman

Colville Business Council member Ricky Gabriel has been removed from the council.

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Omak man dies in fatal crash

A 57-year-old local man died Monday morning following a two-vehicle collision on Highway 97.

Storm knocks out electricity, Internet

TWISP – A fierce storm battered Okanogan County the evening of May 30, plunging the Methow Valley into darkness overnight, toppling trees county-wide and triggering reports of fires.

North Cascades Highway reopens to two-way traffic

MAZAMA – The North Cascades Highway has been fully reopened to traffic following a rock slide earlier today.

Museum opening Memorial Day weekend

OKANOGAN – Okanogan County Historical Museum will celebrate its season opening on Saturday.

Man believed drowned in Okanogan River

A man who apparently jumped into the Okanogan River on Monday afternoon, May 22, is believed to have drowned.

Flood watch issued for Kettle River

The Spokane office of the National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for the Kettle River near town.

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Crews respond to shed fire at Tonasket School District

Fire crews quickly extinguished a burning shed at the Tonasket School District Monday afternoon.

Power outage reported in Highway 20, Malott and Twisp areas

The Okanogan County PUD is responding to an unplanned power outage in the Highway 20, Malott and Twisp areas.

Newhouse bows out of meeting; staff will relay messages

BREWSTER – A listening session planned Thursday, April 20, at Brewster High School by U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-4th District, has been turned into a message session with Newhouse’s staff.

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