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Okanogan County under burn ban

The state Department of Ecology issued the ban Monday based on forecasts of stagnant air conditions in the region, putting the county at risk for air pollution to reach unhealthy levels.

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Columbia River reopens above Wanapum

Most of the 36-mile stretch of the Columbia River is again accessible to the public

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Fire destroys home; three hospitalized

Fire crews responding to a structure fire at 8:53 a.m. arrived to find a home fully engulfed in flames. A mother and her two children were hospitalized.

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Winter storm watch in effect

The National Weather Service has issued several watches and warnings for possible snow accumulations across the region this weekend.

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Body found north of Brewster

Deputies identify remains as Juan A. Oros-Morales, missing since Dec. 19

High wind advisory issued

Wind gusts could reach 45 mph today, National Weather Service says

Burn ban extended in Okanogan County

State Department of Ecology prohibiting the use of wood-burning stoves and fireplaces in homes as winter storms are forecast to hit area

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Bridgeport High School classes to resume

Classes will resume Wednesday for Bridgeport High School students in the wake of a break-in and extensive vandalism over the weekend.

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Convicted sex offender moves to Omak Mountain Road

Patrick Lee Luntsford has multiple convictions, including rape, incest and drug violations

Official in charge of wildfire response demoted

Albert Kassel remains employed by the state agency even as more than 100 Carlton Complex wildfire victims seek compensation for wildfire damages

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North Valley Hospital CEO stepping down

Linda Michel plans to leave North Valley Hospital District on April 3, 2015, according to her letter of resignation

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Two injured in crash near Malott

Collision on icy roads sends two to hospital

Slash piles being burned near Omak Mountain

Smoke visible from Omak is from controlled burn, Mount Tolman fire officials say

Despite state playoffs, festivities continue in Republic

Despite Republic high's appearance in the state 1B football playoffs in Pasco, officials confirm the city tree lighting and holiday festivities will continue as planned.

District cancels two bus routes per winter storm

North Pine Creek and Chewiliken routes affected by winter storm

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