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Parnell let go from Ferry County Hospital

Ferry County Public Hospital District commissioners released CEO/Superintendent Brenda Parnell from her duties effective yesterday.

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Cougar cubs captured in Conconully

Two cougar cubs that were captured in town last week are being taken to a bear and cougar biologist in Wenatchee before finding a new home.

Officials seek help in fatal accident case

Officials in Grant County are asking people to be on the lookout for a pit bull that ran from the scene of a fatal accident Thursday afternoon southeast of town.

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Oroville department store not closing

A historic business and one of northern Okanogan County’s largest retailer - Hughes Department Store - will not close after all.

State 1 burn bans lifted

State 1 burn bans lifted in place since late December were lifted this morning, Jan. 11, in Klickitat, Kittitas, Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan counties.

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Rock slide closes Pine Canyon

Highway 2 through Pine Canyon is closed because of a rock slide Sunday afternoon.

Burn ban extended for Okanogan, Douglas counties

Kittitas, Chelan, Klickitat counties also under ban

Air quality conditions have not improved across much of central Washington, prompting the state Department of Ecology to extend and expand burn bans for five counties.

Snow prompts school closures, delays

School delays and closures for Jan. 4.

Burn ban issued for region

The state Department of Ecology announced Tuesday morning that a stage one burn ban is in effect for Okanogan, Ferry, Douglas and surrounding counties beginning at 4 p.m. today.

Snow prompts mountain pass closures

Snoqualmie Pass may be closed all day, Stevens set to open at 11 a.m.

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Ferry County drug trafficker found guilty on 32 counts

A Ferry County man, Jason Youker, was found guilty in U.S. District Court last week on 32 counts relating to his Gold Mountain Estates property that was used as a compound for illegal drug trafficking.

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Winter storm warning issued

Meteorologists call for snow, ice

Meteorologists are calling for heavy snow and potential freezing rain tomorrow night and into Friday morning.

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Omak Wood Products may close

The Omak Wood Products mill likely will close early next year.

Keller Ferry out of service for engine repairs

Officials from the state Department of Transportation announced today that the Keller Ferry is out of service.

Omak Schools cancel afternoon activities

Due to the extreme wintery conditions today, the Omak School District has cancelled all sporting events, Extreme Challenge and afternoon preschool for Dec. 3.


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