Omak Stampede dates for this year have been moved up to July 4 and 5, reported president Paul Maley in 1942.
Peter Dan Road has been closed to through traffic because of a landslide.
A former Grand Coulee educator has been sentenced to seven years in federal prison for receipt of child pornography.
Convicted rapist and murderer Kelly Eugene Small has been granted partial resentencing for a conviction of first-degree burglary.
A bill before the Legislature would alert law enforcement and domestic violence survivors when criminals illegally attempt to purchase firearms.
News, business and community briefs published March 15, 2017
The Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest will be among the first to benefit from a new, cooperate agreement between the U.S. Forest Service and the state Department of Natural Resources.
A multi-media presentation of “The End of Megafires” will be shown later this month in Nespelem and Omak.
Better weather forecasting means first responders can protect human life and property better, says U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash.
The annual Sunny Okanogan Angus Ranch/Cattle Producers of Washington FFA judging competition drew 186 students from across Washington to the Okanogan Livestock Market on March 9.
Students from several Okanogan County high schools won awards in the 38th annual Regional High School Art Show, with Okanogan High School students claiming six of 11 best of show awards.
A poetry reading to spotlight homelessness is planned for 7 p.m. Thursday, March 23, at St. Anne’s Episcopal Church, 639 W. Ridge Drive.
The Bite of the Methow Will be at 5 p.m. Saturday, March 18, at the Barn, 51 Highway 20.
A fire Friday, March 10, did an estimated $50,000 damage to equipment leased to Stampede Forest Products, 1100 E. Eighth Ave.
A memorial service for retired Wenatchee World publisher Wilfred R. “Wilf” Woods will be at 3 p.m. today, March 12, at the Numerica Performing Arts Center, 123 N. Wenatchee Ave.