With signature rainbow-colored flags and outfits, games and even a drag queen competition, the Methow Valley Pridefest makes its return Sunday.
Art will abound downtown during the annual Omak Kiwanis Art in the Park event, which is being joined by Paint the Town and a “Chair-ity” auction.
Tonasket residents’ actor son offers prize in fundraiser for Water Ranch
One lunch charity raffle winner will be able hang out with famous Hollywood actor and musician Jack Black this month, and at the same time help support the proposed Tonasket Water Ranch and Pool Project.
Funeral service is Monday at tribes’ Omak Longhouse
Larry “Little Beaver” Condon and friends were shooting the breeze when someone asked the famous bullrider how the heck he got to Madison Square Garden for competition in the 1960s.
Elizabeth Kinkade pleads not guilty to allegations of sexual contact with Tonasket student
Former Tonasket High School librarian Elizabeth Kinkade has pleaded not guilty to five counts of first-degree sexual misconduct with a minor.
Okanogan County saw need boom during recession
Nearly a quarter of all Okanogan County residents were on food stamps at the height of the recent recession in 2011.
New Court Appointed Special Advocates sworn into office
A state organization has given an award to Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle Publisher Roger Harnack for calling out Three Rivers Hospital’s violation of the Open Public Meetings Act.
Two people filed for the Ferry County sheriff’s position on the first day of election filing Monday.
Family plans celebration pool party this summer
A 9-year-old boy who successfully battled a Willms tumor will cut the ribbon at this year’s Relay for Life fundraiser for the American Cancer Society.
Changes just part of a ‘bigger plan,’ official says
Okanogan County commissioners’ decision to eliminate two employee positions at the fairgrounds last week has been met with some outrage.
Traditional May Pole Dance set for Saturday afternoon
This weekend’s 80th annual May Festival will feature a weekend-long lineup of events from royalty coronation to a parade, basketball tournament, bass tournament and the traditional May Pole Dance.
Pro-West rodeo performances are Friday, Saturday
Colorama Festival returns this week for its 57th year with popular activities, from a carnival to a parade, helicopter rides, races and more.
Tinelle Bustam named district ranger with Colville National Forest
Two East Valley High School seniors' works of art have been selected as the best in the Fifth Congressional District's 2014 Congressional Art Competition.