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Tonasket Police Department raises funds for K9 unit

The Tonasket Police Department is raising funds for a K9 unit.

Gasoline prices drop 1.3 cents per gallon in past week

Average retail gasoline prices in Washington have fallen 1.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.82 per gallon on June 12, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,666 gas outlets across the state.

Students suspended after rumors of school threats

Several Omak High School students have been disciplined as officials responded June 13-14 to rumors of threats against the school.

Curlew High School scholarships, awards announced

Members of the Curlew High School class of 2017 earned a variety of honors, awards and college scholarships.

Oroville High School scholarships, awards announced

Members of the Oroville High School class of 2017 earned a variety of honors, awards and college scholarships.

Tonasket High School scholarships, awards announced

Members of the Tonasket High School class of 2017 earned a variety of honors, awards and college scholarships.

Main Street Market plans grand opening celebration

The Main Street Market, 1 N. Main St., is having a grand opening celebration Friday and Saturday, June 16-17.

Officials crack down on sales to minors

The Omak and Oroville police departments joined in a multi-group compliance check of alcohol and marijuana sales businesses earlier this month.

Briefs - June 14, 2017

Briefs - June 14, 2017

Republic High School scholarships, awards announced

Members of the Republic High School class of 2017 earned a variety of honors, awards and college scholarships.

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Powerline spark fire near Chelan

Strong, gusty winds Monday night knocked powerlines together and sparked a small brush fire at the intersection of Apple Acres Road and Highway 97A near town.

Priest accused of sexual abuse of a minor

A local parish priest has been removed due to allegations of sexual abuse. The Rev. Gustavo Gomez Santos, 51, pastor of Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish, has been removed from public ministry in the Roman Catholic Church, Yakima Diocese Bishop Joseph Tyson said yesterday.

Registered Level 3 sex offender moves to Tonasket

Registered Level 3 sex offender has moved to 32100 Highway 97.

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Omak man dies in fatal crash

A 57-year-old local man died Monday morning following a two-vehicle collision on Highway 97.

Companies pull out of insurance exchange

Eleven health insurers have filed 71 plans for Washington state’s 2018 individual health insurance market.