Fire restrictions on U.S. Bureau of Land Management-administered lands in eastern Washington have been modified to prohibit the building, maintaining, attending or using a fire of any type, including charcoal briquette fires.
A Mesquite, Nev., motorcyclist died in a two-vehicle crash yesterday afternoon about 10 miles east of town on Highway 20.
It’s not everyday you see a Hollywood celebrity in Okanogan County. But some local residents were treated with a visit from Jack Black earlier this week.
A community meeting concerning the Diamond Creek Fire is planned for 6 p.m. today, Aug. 3, at the Methow Valley Community Center, 201 E. Methow Valley Highway.
It was an afternoon of hugs, smiles and plenty of swimming, Wednesday afternoon during the grand opening of the Tonasket community swimming pool in History Park.
The Diamond Creek Fire, burning in the Pasayten Wilderness Area, is nearing 7,000 acres in size.
A collision blocking in motorists both directions on Highway 20 at milepost 312, west of Sherman Pass.
Okanogan County Public Health in conjunction with Okanogan Emergency Management are setting up county-wide distribution points for N-95 masks due to the wildfire smoke situation in Okanogan County.
Equipment problems caused electrical outages Aug. 1 affecting the Okanogan, Malott and Methow Valley areas.
What do you think about the state Discover Pass and various federal recreation access passes?
A fire that burned across the hillside southeast of town yesterday afternoon, Aug. 1, blackened about five acres of grass and sagebrush.
OKANOGAN - Primary election results will be tallied and reported shortly after 8 p.m. tonight. We'll have results at http://www.omakchronicle.com/2017primary.
Firefighters from several mid-valley fire departments are responding today, Aug. 1, to a brush fire burning in the hills east of town.
UPDATE: Elmway reopened to traffic just before 5 p.m. Aug. 1. Fire reported at Cuddly Panda Thrift Shop
Charges against an Omak man in the July 16 death of a pedestrian have been amended to include second-degree murder-felony murder.