Pedestrian injured in downtown Omak

An Okanogan man was injured Nov. 30 when he was struck by a vehicle at the intersection of South Ash Street and West First Avenue.

Omak seeks approval of bonds for new middle school

Second measure seeks levy approval

School directors are putting a request for a new middle school before voters again.

Stampede makes $4,600 profit

The Omak Stampede made a profit of $4,600 during 2017.

Okanogan district asks voters for tech levy approval

Voters in the Okanogan School District will be asked Feb. 13, 2018, to decide on a technology levy to replace the current one that expires in 2018.

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Level 3 sex offender moves to Omak

A Level 3 sex offender has moved to the 100 block of North Main Street.

Tibbs hangs on to hospital seat; Casey, Nelson ousted

Nov. 7 election results certified

North Valley Hospital Commissioner Adam Tibbs barely hung on to his position, while two fellow commissioners lost their bids for re-election in the Nov. 7 election.

Students arrested after K-9 finds alleged drugs

Two Omak High School students were arrested the morning of Nov. 29 after an Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office K-9 team allegedly found drugs in a locker room.

Cline leaves Okanogan board after 21 years

Longtime Okanogan School Board member Jane Cline was lauded during the Nov. 29 meeting - her last on the board.

Bridgeport board hears from FFA students

The Bridgeport School Board had a short meeting Nov. 27, with a presentation from FFA students topping the agenda.

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Hospital CFO resigns

North Valley Hospital’s Chief Financial Office Julie Leonard announced her resignation Friday, Dec. 1.

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North Valley Hospital board silences community

People who attended the Nov. 30 North Valley Hospital board of commissioners meeting wanting to address the board with comments or questions were in for a big surprise.

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Justice sought in homicide case

While the suspected killer of Clarence “Shag” Hauf was in an Okanogan County courtroom Monday afternoon, nearly a dozen local residents took picket signs to the street in front of the courthouse calling for justice.

Convicted murderer asks to withdraw Alford pleas

A former Tonasket man convicted of killing three people in 2015 continues to maintain his innocence.

Three vie for superintendent job

Three educators are seeking the superintendent’s job in Okanogan.

Okanogan interviews superintendent candidates this week

A decision is expected later this week on who will become the Okanogan School District’s next superintendent.