Ferry County Public Hospital District commissioners released CEO/Superintendent Brenda Parnell from her duties effective yesterday.
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 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.
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 in place since late December were lifted this morning, Jan. 11, in Klickitat, Kittitas, Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan counties.
Highway 2 through Pine Canyon is closed because of a rock slide Sunday afternoon.
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.
School delays and closures for Jan. 4.
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.
Snoqualmie Pass may be closed all day, Stevens set to open at 11 a.m.
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.
Meteorologists call for snow, ice
Meteorologists are calling for heavy snow and potential freezing rain tomorrow night and into Friday morning.
The Omak Wood Products mill likely will close early next year.
Officials from the state Department of Transportation announced today that the Keller Ferry is out of service.
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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