OLYMPIA – Part of the state’s request for a major declaration for this summer’s wildfires has been approved by President Barack Obama.
The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for the Okanogan Valley calling for gusts up to 45 mph.
The Nourishing Hand animal rescue has closed its doors following the removal of four horses by the Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office earlier this week.
An Omak woman has been sentenced to nearly a year and a half in prison and 18 months of community custody supervision for second-degree arson, domestic violence-harassment and domestic violence telephone harassment.
Ferry County commissioners selected former Deputy Prosecutor Kathryn Burke as county prosecutor until the position is up for re-election in 2016.
Memorial service planned for 11:30 a.m. Saturday
A celebration of life service will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday for Omak City Council member Dino DeCesari, who died Saturday at Mid-Valley Hospital.
School districts go into lockdown while authorities search for shooter
Authorities have closed some roads near town because of a shooting.
Larry W. Burley, 53, of Okanogan was killed in an early morning crash today.
The Okanogan County Fair Advisory Committee will advise Okanogan County commissioners to allow the fair to take place Sept. 24-27 at the fairgrounds, 175 Rodeo Trail Road.
Poll shows postponed event better than no fair
The Okanogan County Fair Advisory Committee will meet tonight for a showdown over whether to move the Okanogan Complex fire camp, or postpone or cancel the organization’s signature event.
The Grant County Sheriff's Office has fired a deputy who was suspected of fourth-degree assault-domestic violence.
Residents throughout Okanogan and surrounding counties may felt the rattle of a 4.3 magnitude earthquake this morning.
Jessica A. Saffel fell asleep at the wheel while driving near Entiat
Jessica A. Saffel, 27, Cergio Britt, 8, and Alyssa Britt, 5, all of Yakima, were transported to the Wenatchee hospital following a one-vehicle crash along U.S. Highway 97A.
Washington first lady Trudi Inslee is in Pateros today touring fire areas. She toured the Alta Lake spike camp to thank firefighters for their efforts.
A public meeting about the North Star and Tunk Block fires will be at 5 p.m. today at Nespelem School, 229 School Loop Road.
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