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Curlew dedicates first public library

What started out as a couple of women shooting the breeze on their rural Ferry Country back porch became a reality Saturday as a ribbon was cut to mark the opening of the community’s first public library.

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Conconully celebrates appreciation

Community comes together after fire

CONCONULLY - After the Okanogan Complex fire came within feet of some local residents' doors this summer, the town came together Wednesday night to pay appreciation to local residents and emergency personnel, and have a gourmet dinner.

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McKinney offers country show

The Omak Performing Arts Center is going country Saturday night with an evening concert by up-and-coming country artist Chance McKinney.

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Okanogan woman visits India

Omak grad learns about struggles facing Indian people

It isn’t every day someone can see the direct impact her work is having on someone around the globe.

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Alta Vista to turn off water Monday

Users reminded to open drains, faucets once water is off

County may pull plug on over-the-air TV

Commissioners plan November hearing on matter

Okanogan County commissioners are considering pulling the plug on Television District No. 1, which has brought TV signals to the Okanogan Valley for 60 years.

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Family Faire wraps up today

Parade, music on tap for closing day

The 42nd annual Okanogan Family Faire, commonly known as Barter Faire, will conclude today at 76 W. Cayuse Mountain Road off Highway 20 east of Tonasket.

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Family Faire is this weekend

Thousands are expected for 42nd annual barter event

An empty field nestled in the Okanogan Highlands will soon become the most populated community in Okanogan County.

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Dance hall era

‘You made your own entertainment’

In an era before computers and cellphones consumed the lives of Okanogan Valley residents, Saturday night dances at local halls were the thing to do for entertainment.

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Fair results are here

Okanogan County’s delayed fair went off Thursday through Sunday with a full range of exhibits and activities, but an apparently smaller crowd than normal.

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‘Bearytale’ unfolds at Esther Bricques

Numerous bear encounters reported last week

It’s not everyday a modern time fairy tale plays out before your eyes.

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Pateros teen studies in The Philippines

While students flew right into summer, Pateros High School junior Ethan Williams continued his studies thousands of miles away.

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Omak city councilman dies

Memorial service planned for 11:30 a.m. Saturday

A celebration of life service will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday for Omak City Council member Dino DeCesari, who died Saturday at Mid-Valley Hospital.

Thew named Chronicle managing editor

Chris Thew hired as Chronicle managing editor and will oversee newsroom operations.

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Veteran finds a new home at Home Depot

The store not only built beds for Korean War veteran Martin Silverhall and his dog, it is also feeding fire evacuees.