'Cinder' apparently killed by hunter

The bear cub found severely burned and barely alive in the aftermath of the 2014 Carlton Complex wildfire has died, according to state Department of Fish and Wildlife officials.

December 13, 2018 11:59 a.m. read more..

Whooping cough case confirmed at Oroville School District

A student at Oroville School District has been diagnosed with Pertussis- commonly known as whooping cough. In a letter sent to parents earlier this week, school officials said school administration and the school nurse are working closely with the Okanogan County Public Health District to control the spread.

December 5, 2018 12:04 p.m. read more..

‘Alexa, what’s the news?’

The Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle has launched the first voice-activated news content from the region available from the Amazon Echo’s “Alexa.”

December 5, 2018 10:41 a.m. read more..

Tonasket council debates budget

City council members spent much of their Tuesday, Nov. 27, meeting discussing the 2019 budget, with wages for city employees being the most hotly contested item.

December 3, 2018 2:48 p.m. read more..

Tonasket to require business licenses

Businesses operating within city limits will now need to purchase businesses licenses. Council member Marylou Kriner made the motion at the Nov. 27 city council meeting after stating Tonasket was one of the few cities not to require one.

December 3, 2018 2:39 p.m. read more..

Bringing Christmas to Paradise

When it comes to coping with wildfire devastation and long-term recovery, the residents of Okanogan County know all too well the struggles and challenges.

December 3, 2018 2:36 p.m. read more..

Ringing the bells of heaven

On a brisk fall day in 1949, the beautiful Heisler 102 narrow gauge locomotive engine lay tilted on its side atop a scrap heap in Omak, awaiting her final stop in a lifetime of service.

November 28, 2018 12:56 p.m. read more..