Man believed drowned in Okanogan River

A man who apparently jumped into the Okanogan River on Monday afternoon, May 22, is believed to have drowned.

Flood watch issued for Kettle River

The Spokane office of the National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for the Kettle River near town.

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Crews respond to shed fire at Tonasket School District

Fire crews quickly extinguished a burning shed at the Tonasket School District Monday afternoon.

Power outage reported in Highway 20, Malott and Twisp areas

The Okanogan County PUD is responding to an unplanned power outage in the Highway 20, Malott and Twisp areas.

Newhouse bows out of meeting; staff will relay messages

BREWSTER – A listening session planned Thursday, April 20, at Brewster High School by U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-4th District, has been turned into a message session with Newhouse’s staff.

Information sought on Republic drive by shooting

Ferry County law enforcement is seeking information about an alleged drive by shooting yesterday.

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Several local roads damaged, closed

A flood watch remains in effect until 3:30 p.m. today, April 14, for Douglas, Chelan, Ferry and Okanogan counties.

Commissioners declare state of emergency

A state of emergency has been declared by the Okanogan County commissioners in response to severe flooding that has washed out roads, caused flooding and triggered debris flows.

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Rain sends mud, debris across several roads

Heavy rain during sent water, mud and debris across several roads in Okanogan County.

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Crews respond to fire east of Tonasket

Fire crews from several agencies responded yesterday for a wildland fire in the Frosty Creek area east of Tonasket.

State emergency declared for severe spring storms

Gov. Jay Inslee has signed an emergency proclamation to free up state resources to help local jurisdictions responding to severe spring storms.

Board votes not to renew Landdeck's coaching contract

The Tonasket School Board unanimously approved not to renew a basketball coaching contract for the 2017/18 school year for Kevin Landdeck during a regular board meeting, Wednesday, March 29.

83 year-old woman with Alzheimer’s reported missing

Authorities issued a missing persons alerts for an 83 year-old woman with Alzheimer’s who apparently disappeared earlier this week.

Body found in river near Rattlesnake Point

An autopsy will be conducted this week on the remains of a man found floating in the Okanogan River on March 16 at Rattlesnake Point south of town.

Pipe break leads to raw sewage discharge in Granite Creek

The Northeast Tri County Health District announced they were informed of a raw sewage discharge into Granite Creek.