An Omak man was charged July 24 with second-degree murder in the June 21 death of Joseph Shawl, whose body was found several days later in the Okanogan River.
A portion of the moratorium on expansion of marijuana operations in rural Okanogan County is being lifted, but commissioners still want to take a closer look at county regulations on cannabis.
Despite various stories about water well issues at the county fairgrounds, water pressure is not the most pressing.
North Valley Hospital introduced a resolution to appoint Kenneth Archer as the district’s new administrator during their Thursday, July 27 board meeting.
The Diamond Creek Fire, burning in the Pasayten Wilderness Area, ballooned from 350 acres late last week to 5,005 acres over the weekend.
A VA mobile unity will provide temporary primary services in town following the closure of the Tonasket VA clinic.
changed as portions of the state budget remain in debate.
Briefs for Aug. 2, 2017.
A former Tonasket High School basketball coach was found not guilty of disorderly conduct and harassment yesterday in Okanogan County District Court.
Prosser patrons enjoy U.S. defense secretary’s respite
The regular lunch crowd at Bern’s Tavern didn’t notice the nation’s top defense leader enjoying his favorite hamburger and a cold beer alongside them Tuesday.
A Tonasket man was injured Saturday in a single-vehicle crash about six miles north of Tonasket.
An Omak man has been charged in Okanogan County Superior Court with vehicular homicide in the July 16 death of a pedestrian.
The state Legislature’s failure to come up with a capital budget is impacting a few construction projects in Okanogan County.
A Bellingham climber died July 22 after falling into a crevasse on Forbidden Peak in North Cascades National Park.
A second man has been charged in the drowning death of Joseph Shawl, 46, Omak. Andrew Iverson Newman, 18, Omak, was arrested Thursday, July 20, and charged July 24 in Okanogan County Superior Court with second-degree murder.