OKANOGAN – Opening arguments and prosecution testimony began this morning in Okanogan County Superior Court for the October 2014 death of Tunk Valley resident Patrick Alltus. According to court documents, Shalin E. Alltus, 18, is charged with first-degree aggravated murder in the death of her uncle, Patrick M. Alltus, first-degree robbery, theft of a motor vehicle, two counts of theft of a firearm and two counts of unlawful possession of a firearm-juvenile in possession of a firearm.
Officials from the Spokane office of the National Weather Service have issued a red flag warning calling for low humidities, high winds and the potential for rapid spread of wildfires.
Parker M. Bachtold, 18, was sentenced to 30 years in prison after pleaded guilty to the premeditated first-degree murder of 39-year-old Tunk Valley resident Patrick M. Alltus.
OKANOGAN - Okanogan County Commissioner races are as close as they come.
More thunderstorms expected to hit region today
Another round of thunderstorms is expected to hit the region this afternoon and early evening, prompting the Spokane office of the National Weather Service to issue a hazardous weather outlook.
Meteorologists from the Spokane office of the National Weather service have issued a hazardous weather outlook for portions of central Washington, including Okanogan County.
NESPELEM – The Colville Business Council announced that the chairman of the council James Boyd, 60, passed away.
OMAK – Amateur pyrotechnics experts wanting to put on a Fourth of July bash will have to do it within the city limits, but not within the Colville Indian Reservation portion of the city.
OKANOGAN - The Washington State Attorney General’s office has appointed a Special Assistant Attorney General to bring legal action against Okanogan County and commissioners Sheilah Kennedy, Jim DeTro and Ray Campbell on behalf of the Okanogan County Superior Court.
SPOKANE – The state Court of Appeals for Division III has sided with two environmental groups and ruled Okanogan County’s ATV ordinance invalid.
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.
The Spokane office of the National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook calling for record-breaking heat in the Okanogan Valley.
NEW YORK – An episode of “Snapped” will feature the Lacey Hirst-Pavek murder case.
One person has died from an early morning apartment fire at 101 Ash Street.
The Spokane office of the National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for south central Okanogan County.
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