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Appeals court rules against county on ATV ordinance

SPOKANE – The state Court of Appeals for Division III has sided with two environmental groups and ruled Okanogan County’s ATV ordinance invalid.

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Koplin named new Omak police chief

Omak Police Sergeant Jeff Koplin has been hired by Mayor Cindy Gagne to replace Chief Larry Schreckengast, who announced that he was retiring earlier this year.

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Record-breaking heat expected

The Spokane office of the National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook calling for record-breaking heat in the Okanogan Valley.

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Oxygen airs show about Tonasket murder

NEW YORK – An episode of “Snapped” will feature the Lacey Hirst-Pavek murder case.

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One dead after morning apartment fire

One person has died from an early morning apartment fire at 101 Ash Street.

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Flash flood warning issued

The Spokane office of the National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for south central Okanogan County.

Climber dies after fall at Goat Wall Tuesday

MAZAMA — In experienced climber died after a fall while climbing on Goat Wall on Tuesday.

Pilot escapes injury after crashing into pond

WARDEN - A College Place man escaped injury Tuesday night, May 3, when his private plane crashed while en route from Tonasket to Walla Walla.

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Hazardous weather outlook issued

The Spokane office of the National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook calling for scattered thunderstorms and heavy rains throughout most of Eastern Washington, including Okanogan County,

Okanogan school levy falling short of 60 percent

OKANOGAN – A majority of Okanogan School District voters is saying yes to a proposed bond issue, but the numbers are falling short of the 60 percent majority needed for the measure to pass.

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Smoke postpones Friday soccer match

Match rescheduled for May 5

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North Cascades Highway set to reopen Friday

Highway opens in time for state general fish opener

Wyss runs for Senate

Jon Wyss has announced a bid for the state Senate from the 12th District.

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Eastern Washington feels "The Bern"

More than 7,000 raucous Sen. Bernie Sanders supporters rocked the Yakima Valley SunDome last night as the presidential hopeful brought his socialistic views to Central Washington.

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Hughes Department Store closes

A historic business and one of northern Okanogan County’s largest retailers - Hughes Department Store - closed its doors last night.

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