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McKinney reigns in Omak

Country music reigned Saturday night as a Country Music Television artist brought his band to the Omak Performing Arts Center.

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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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Judge finalizes Three Devils Road vacation

Opponents are appealing decision

A judge has put into writing the decision he made orally in the Three Devils Road vacation case: The road will be vacated and the property turned over to Gamble Land and Timber.

Tonasket Planning Commission hearing reschedules

A Tonasket Planning Commission public hearing scheduled for tonight has been rescheduled for 3 p.m. November 17 at City Hall, 209 s. Whitcomb Ave.

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Obama OK’s request for some post-fire help

Assistance for individuals denied

Okanogan County residents got good news and bad news this week on federal fire assistance requests.

Inslee overturns increased cougar hunting proposal

Wildlife board directed to open process to public

A state Fish and Wildlife Commission decision to raise cougar hunting limits in parts of Okanogan County and other areas has been overturned by Gov. Jay Inslee.

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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.

Feds turn down request for assistance

The federal government has turned down the state’s request for individual assistance to people and businesses suffering losses in the Okanogan Complex and other summer wildfires.

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The Chronicle Best of... poll available online

The Chronicle Best of... poll is now available online.

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Pateros mayoral candidates face off at forum

Mayoral candidates Joni Parks and Carlene Anders participated in a citizens' forum on Monday.

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Cariboo Inn restaurant opens

Longtime cafe returns following hiatus since 2014

The restaurant in a longtime downtown building is up and running again after a hiatus of more than a year.

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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.

President approves some wildfire relief

OLYMPIA – Part of the state’s request for a major declaration for this summer’s wildfires has been approved by President Barack Obama.

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Candidates square off in Oroville forum

Sparks fly between Oroville School Board candidates

Candidates vying for city council and school board in contested races squared off in a heated forum that turned into a debate Thursday at Vicki’s Backdoor Club.

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Parties await judge’s order on Three Devils

Chiliwist residents vow to appeal road closure decision

Litigants in the Three Devils Road closure case are awaiting a final judge’s order, but Chiliwist residents say they’re prepared to appeal the decision to the state Supreme Court.

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