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Okanogan woman visits India

Omak grad learns about struggles facing Indian people

It isn’t every day someone can see the direct impact her work is having on someone around the globe.

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Chronicle staff brings home awards

Artist Brad Skiff sweeps political cartoon division

The Chronicle received one of the state’s top newspaper awards Friday night, being named runner-up for general excellence in its circulation category.

County may pull plug on over-the-air TV

Commissioners plan November hearing on matter

Okanogan County commissioners are considering pulling the plug on Television District No. 1, which has brought TV signals to the Okanogan Valley for 60 years.

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Renew Spa opens

Renew Spa, the last portion of the 12 Tribes Resort Casino to open, had its soft opening last week.

Federal help sought for fire recovery

If approved, aid could include business, individual and agency help

Federal assistance is being sought to help families, business owners, local governments and the Colville Confederated Tribes with recovery from the summer’s wildfires which.

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Legislator calls for fight against McCleary

Kuchenbuch succeeds Wyss as Farm Bureau leader

State Rep. Matt Manweller. R-Ellensburg, called on Okanogan County Farm Bureau members to take part in what he sees as a constitutional crisis in Olympia.

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Family Faire wraps up today

Parade, music on tap for closing day

The 42nd annual Okanogan Family Faire, commonly known as Barter Faire, will conclude today at 76 W. Cayuse Mountain Road off Highway 20 east of Tonasket.

Madden talks of wolves

Cattlemen meet with wolf-human

There wasn’t a Kumbaya moment Friday night as cattlemen walked away from a three-hour session with the state’s contract wolf-human conflict manager without any pretense of a resolution.

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Fire victims share stories

Commissioners hear about failings, successes of fight

People affected by the recent trio of wildfires praised and panned state and federal agencies’ responses and the Okanogan County Department of Emergency Management during a post-fire meeting hosted by county commissioners last Thursday.

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Family Faire is this weekend

Thousands are expected for 42nd annual barter event

An empty field nestled in the Okanogan Highlands will soon become the most populated community in Okanogan County.

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Dance hall era

‘You made your own entertainment’

In an era before computers and cellphones consumed the lives of Okanogan Valley residents, Saturday night dances at local halls were the thing to do for entertainment.

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Conconully Lake Resort closes

State Parks will continue to monitor boat launch, parking

The Conconully Lake Resort has permanently closed its doors.

County considers health board’s future

Commissioners plan public hearing 1:30 p.m. tomorrow

A public hearing is planned at 1:30 p.m. tomorrow on a proposal to change the Okanogan County Board of Health from six to five members and change representation on the board.

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High winds expected Friday, Saturday

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for the Okanogan Valley calling for gusts up to 45 mph.

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Chronicle managers promoted

Myers to take reins in Omak; Harnack named publisher

The Chronicle’s management changes hands Thursday with the promotion of two of the newspaper’s top managers.

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