Trio stresses experience, alternate energy
Okanogan County Public Utility District commissioner position No. 3 candidates took the Community Cultural Center stage Thursday night for an open candidate forum.
Trees topple, outages, some flooding reported
A localized windstorm, accompanied by rain and lightning, toppled trees including one that fell on an Okanogan home, and caused scattered power outages in the mid-valley area.
Police offer safety tips for critter searchers
A video game played on a smartphones is taking Okanogan County and the nation by storm.
New curtains have been installed at the Omak Performing Arts Center, 14 S. Cedar St.
The Spokane office of the National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook calling for lightning, thunderstorms and showers in some areas of Okanogan County.
TONASKET – A former North Valley Hospital employee is upset with her termination and how the district’s CEO allegedly retaliated against her.
OMAK — The state Department of Natural Resources is taking additional steps to be ready during this fire season, and building a new base at the Omak Municipal Airport is part of that.
LOOMIS – State wildlife managers are proposing to elevate the Canada lynx to endangered status on the state protection list.
BREWSTER – People all over Okanogan County – and in Brewster in particular – are mourning the death Saturday evening, July 16, of longtime educator Gary Knowlton.
Officials warn of possible Listeria contamination
Bar-S Foods Company is recalling approximately 372,684 pounds of chicken and pork hot dog and corn dog products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. possible
Meteorologists from the Spokane office of the National Weather service have issued a hazardous weather outlook for portions of central Washington, including Okanogan County.
OMAK – A scenario in which someone targets police officers could occur anywhere, but local law enforcement leaders say they’re thankful they live and work in close-knit communities where most people value them.
OMAK – A knife-wielding suspect got away with a cash drawer after holding up the Stampede Mini Mart, 111 Riverside Drive, early Friday morning, July 8.
PATEROS – Events ranging from Jet Ski racing to a parade, basketball tournament and street fair – along with plenty of pie – are on tap this weekend during the 69th annual Apple Pie Jamboree.
NESPELEM — Newly elected members of the Colville Business Council will be sworn in at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, July 14, in the Lucy F. Covington Government Center on the agency campus south of town.