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Fire restrictions added

The Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest has implemented additional fire restrictions because of extreme fire danger forest-wide.

August 29, 2018 9:29 a.m. read more..
 

Rain calms fires

Rain and higher relative humidity over the weekend allowed firefighters to make a direct attack on the Crescent Mountain Fire, which has been burning for a month in the Twisp River drainage.

August 29, 2018 9:25 a.m. read more..
  

Fair exhibit remembers pioneers

At this year’s Okanogan County Fair, Thursday, Sept. 6, one of its attractions will feature a practice that is eons older than the fair itself.

August 27, 2018 9:56 a.m. read more..
  

Gas prices fall across the state

Gasoline prices across the state have fallen 1.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.33, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,666 stations in Washington.

August 22, 2018 3:06 p.m. read more..
 

Detour keeps downtown corridor bustling

Construction on the Highway 97 bridge over the Okanogan River is causing traffic delays and parking issues in downtown Omak, but local business owners say it’s not detouring customers.

August 22, 2018 2:47 p.m. read more..