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Record heat warms the area

All-time highs set throughout region

Record-setting temperatures swept through North-Central Washington over the weekend and Monday.

Water report: ‘High and dry’

The first snow survey of the year confirms what casual observers of Okanogan County weather already knew: There’s not much snow out there.

Pot creates more issues

As the state reviews business license applications to produce, process and sell recreational marijuana, law enforcement agencies are deciding how to handle issues associated with possession.

Student discovers new species at Stonerose

A field trip to the Stonerose fossil site proved to be particularly lucky for one Paschal Sherman Indian School student.

Prescribed burns planned for Fishtrap areas

Bureau of Land Management plans to burn about 1,150 acres of public land prior to Feb. 28

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Record warm temperatures set

City hits high of 61 today; Winthrop reaches 53

Cattlemen take issues to Olympia

Association to host "legislative day," reception

Predicted storm could bring heavy rains, high winds

Localized flooding expected this weekend

National Weather Service updates warnings for North-Central Washington

Federal judge upholds forest thinning, timber harvest project

Environmental groups challenged decision to manage resources and reduce fire hazard

Man claims fraud in pot application

Businesses apply for ability to sell marijuana to adults

A local man says property he owns in Okanogan County is being fraudulently used in a marijuana retail license application.

Group disposes unused pesticides

A free pick up of unwanted, outdated or unlabeled agricultural pesticides is planned this month by the Okanogan County Pest Board.

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Okanogan Valley has slim chance for a white Christmas

The National Weather Service is predicting a chance of snow Friday, just in time for Christmas. But warmer temperatures may melt any accumulation before the holiday.

Steelhead comment period extended

State wants to hear from you on proposal to create gene banks for fisheries in the lower Columbia River

Burn ban extended in Okanogan County

Stage 1 ban continues to Wednesday

County forgoes permit process for marijuana

Commissioners say they don’t want over-regulation

Okanogan County commissioners were met with applause Monday night when they decided marijuana-related businesses should be able to operate without conditional use permits from the county.

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