An Omak woman has been sentenced to nearly a year and a half in prison and 18 months of community custody supervision for second-degree arson, domestic violence-harassment and domestic violence telephone harassment.
Ferry County commissioners selected former Deputy Prosecutor Kathryn Burke as county prosecutor until the position is up for re-election in 2016.
The Ferry County Sheriff’s Office along with the state Department of Transportation and the Colville Confederated Tribal Police, announced the full opening of state Highway 21 between Republic and Keller earlier today.
While students flew right into summer, Pateros High School junior Ethan Williams continued his studies thousands of miles away.
California Interagency Incident Management Team 5 will transfer command of the Okanogan and Chelan Complexes at 6 a.m. tomorrow to a Type 2 incident management team — Pacific Northwest Team 3 — and a national incident management organization.
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.
The Thirteen Mile and Hall Creek areas of the Colville National Forest's Republic Ranger District have reopened east of state Highway 21 and south of state Highway 20.
Fire managers expect the Tunk Block Fire to be more active today, with flames backing under the forest canopy.
School districts go into lockdown while authorities search for shooter
Authorities have closed some roads near town because of a shooting.
Larry W. Burley, 53, of Okanogan was killed in an early morning crash today.
The Okanogan County Fair Advisory Committee will advise Okanogan County commissioners to allow the fair to take place Sept. 24-27 at the fairgrounds, 175 Rodeo Trail Road.
Chris Thew hired as Chronicle managing editor and will oversee newsroom operations.
Poll shows postponed event better than no fair
The Okanogan County Fair Advisory Committee will meet tonight for a showdown over whether to move the Okanogan Complex fire camp, or postpone or cancel the organization’s signature event.
The perimeters of the Kettle Complex fires remain unchanged although warmer temperatures and lower humidity resulted in increased fire behavior yesterday.
Cooler temperatures and higher humidity continues to help fire crews gain the upper hand on the Kettle Complex fires burning in Ferry County.