Emergency power outage will allow substation repairs

A one-hour power outage is planned early Thursday morning, Jan. 21, in Twisp and south of town along Highway 153 to the Libby Creek area.

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North Valley Hospital looking to be ‘the best’

Commissioners approve purchase of new dryers

North Valley Hospital leaders are working towards beings one of the best critical access hospitals in the state.

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New trial set in Tonasket death case

Man accused of killing stepson, 22 months old

A March 1 trial date has been set for a Tonasket man who was granted a new trial after winning an appeal of his 2006 conviction of homicide by abuse in the death of his stepson.

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Wildcat Sanctuary welcomes kittens

SANDSTONE, Minn. – Two cougar cubs captured last week in Conconully will find a new home at The Wildcat Sanctuary in Sandstone.

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Parnell let go from Ferry County Hospital

Ferry County Public Hospital District commissioners released CEO/Superintendent Brenda Parnell from her duties effective yesterday.

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Cougar cubs captured in Conconully

Two cougar cubs that were captured in town last week are being taken to a bear and cougar biologist in Wenatchee before finding a new home.

Officials seek help in fatal accident case

Officials in Grant County are asking people to be on the lookout for a pit bull that ran from the scene of a fatal accident Thursday afternoon southeast of town.

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Oroville department store not closing

A historic business and one of northern Okanogan County’s largest retailer - Hughes Department Store - will not close after all.

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Walmart recalls Rival griddles

Walmart has recalled about 330,000 popular electric griddles due to an electrical shock hazard.

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Winter storm warning issued

Set to expire at 5 a.m. Wednesday

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning covering much of Eastern Washington including Okanogan and Ferry counties.

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Republic becomes winter wonderland

Town will become a winter wonderland on Saturday as the chamber of commerce and other local volunteers host the annual Winterfest celebration.

Former Chronicle publisher to speak at WSU

Former Chronicle Editor-Publisher Roger Harnack has been named 2016 publisher in residence for Washington State Universityís Edward R. Murrow College of Communication.

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Ski day draws droves to trail

More than 150 hit the trail for cross country adventures

More than 150 people hit the Ferry County Rail Trail on Saturday during the sixth annual Ski Day.

State 1 burn bans lifted

State 1 burn bans lifted in place since late December were lifted this morning, Jan. 11, in Klickitat, Kittitas, Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan counties.

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Rock slide closes Pine Canyon

Highway 2 through Pine Canyon is closed because of a rock slide Sunday afternoon.