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Highway remains closed; investigation continues on three-vehicle crash

U.S. Highway 97 is expected to remain closed well into the afternoon in the wake of a three-vehicle crash in which one person was killed.

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Car driver killed, others injured in three vehicle crash

One person is dead and dozens more have been taken to area hospitals after a three-vehicle crash. Identities of those involved have not yet been released.

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Highway closed due to crash near Orondo

U.S. Highway 97 is closed from milepost 213 in Orondo to milepost 235 at Chelan Falls because of a multi-vehicle crash.

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Senate approves Dansel bill to help taxpayers and counties

The Senate voted 47-0 to approve a measure sponsored by Sen. Brian Dansel that would give taxpayers more flexibility in how they can pay their tax bills.

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Grizzly bear meeting set for 5 p.m. today

Hundreds expected to oppose plan to introduce predator to North Cascades

Open government training workshops slated for Eastern Washington

The Open Government Trainings Act requires elected and other public employees to attend related workshops; four are planned in Eastern Washington this month

Moses Lake man hospitalized following crash

David Crowell, 22, suffered a severe head injury during a Tuesday morning rollover crash south of town.

McCullough, Gould top candidates for Tonasket schools superintendent

The Top 2 candidates are from Curlew and Pullman, Tonasket School District officials say

Ferry County PUD agrees to process transformer oil

At a regular meeting Feb. 17, Ferry County Public Utility District commissioners agreed to processing their transformer oil.

Avian influenza quarantine lifted in Okanogan County

Early this afternoon the state Department of Agriculture lifted the avian influenza (bird flu) quarantine zones in Riverside and Oroville.

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Okanogan teen injured in crash

Zachary Mostad slid through a stop sign, went on the road and hit a fruit tree near Orondo on Sunday.

Oroville conucil supports county K-9 program

The City Council presented Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers a check for $1,000 for the city’s support of the county’s K-9 Unit program last week at a regular meeting.

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Bill could give local government more flexible use of tax revenue

A measure which would provide cities and counties with flexibility when spending real estate excise tax revenues received a public hearing before the Senate Government Operations and Security Committee.

Wolf relocated to Yelm sanctuary

Officials capture, relocate wolf before it could mate with a domestic dog

Interstate 90 lane closure planned at Vantage

One eastbound lane will be closed from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. next Monday through Friday