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Fire races up Pogue Mountain

Firefighters from several agencies spent part of Tuesday battling a wildfire on Pogue Mountain southwest of town.

Burn planned to start Thursday west of Winthrop

The Methow Valley Ranger District is gearing up for a prescribed burn Thursday on about 20 acres 10 miles west of town.

Tonasket auxiliary offers Easter egg hunt

A Tonasket-area Easter egg hunt is planned for 10 a.m. Saturday at the school complex, 35 state Highway 20.

Fire continues to burn northeast of Osoyoos

Fire crews contain 207-acre blaze northeast of Osoyoos

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Wildfire prompts closure of North Pine Creek Road

Okanogan County officials close North Pine Creek Road as wildlife sweeps through area, toppling trees

State troopers conduct seatbelt patrol

Nine Okanogan County motorists stopped for seatbelt violations last week

Republic man struck by car

BRandon J. Smith hit by car on state Highway 20

Gay-straight club observing Day of Silence in local school

Omak High School's gay-straight club participating in Day of Silence; some parents keeping straight students home

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Small Riverside brush fire prompts response

Brush fire intentionally started to burn weeds at entrance to Riverside

CenturyLink problem takes down 911 emergency lines

911 service statewide goes down, but most of the system is back up and running

McMorris Rodgers announces Congressional Art Competition

Ferry County students encouraged to enter art competition

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Hastings receives Water Statesman Award

Water group recognizes Congressman Doc Hastings for his work on hydropower issues

Nature Conservancy expands land holdings near Osoyoos

Nature Conservance of Canada purchases 1,836 acres for $4.4 million for wildlife corridor

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Three Rivers chooses Graham for CEO

Three Rivers Hospital commissioners offer job to Scott Graham; contract negotiations planned

Omak District membership of Colville tribe to meet tonight

Colville tribe's Omak District plans meeting tonight

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