New state figures show increase in Medicaid registrations
Seafood CEO wants birds provided to every local Colville tribal family
Don't miss this craft show
Tiffany Mannikko takes over role with Omak Stampede
The Omak Stampede celebrated the end of one reign and the beginning of another Saturday at its annual coronation and banquet. A whirlwind year as Stampede queen ended for Tonasket High School graduate Breanna Howell, who passed on the crown to Tiffany Mannikko after a ceremony recognizing the accomplishments of the rodeo and its volunteers through 2013.
Police consider speed a factor in Thursday collision
A local man died Thursday when his vehicle hit a guardrail and went off state Highway 21 and overturned into a creek north of town. Anthony Joseph “Beau” Tonasket, 34, died at the scene, Colville Tribal Police Cdr. Tom Holsworth said.
Fundraiser set to help widow replace her home’s roof
A fundraiser is being put on to help a local woman who needs help with maintenance on her home after the death of her husband.
The 28th Okanogan Valley Soroptimist Club Sharing Tree will be in place and ready for donors Nov. 22.
The Methow Conservancy has two new board members, Ashley Lodato and Stephanie Stewart.
OKANOGAN — The Order of the Eastern Star will host a soup, pie and bazaar sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 7 at the Okanogan Masonic Temple, 234 Tyee St.
Opening weekend draws more than 260 for audience
More than 260 people attended opening weekend of Omak High School Pioneer Players’ production of the musical “Little Women.” The show continues at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the Omak Performing Arts Center, 14 S. Cedar St.
Three local schools had students participate in all-state music events last weekend.
The Pateros School District will host a Thanksgiving lunch for the community Tuesday at the school, 344 W. Beach St.
The mayoral race remains deadlocked after county elections officials counted the final 300 ballots Wednesday.
A world-renowned author stopped in Omak to give a presentation to local middle school students on the power of reading.
Omak man lived through Normandy invasion, Battle of the Bulge
Local veteran Doug Hull’s memory has faded somewhat through the years, but there are some moments and details about World War II that have stuck in his mind for nearly seven decades.