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Crew works to clean up oil spill near Keller

A gasoline tanker-truck heading north on state Highway 21 north of town overturned this morning and spilled 70 gallons of diesel and 2,800 gallons of gasoline into a ditch across from the San Poil River.

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Flash Flood watch issued for Carlton Complex areas

The National Weather Service office in Spokane has announced a flash flood watch for Carlton Complex fire burn scar areas.

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Fishermen rescued after boat overturns

One fishermen was transported to the hospital, a second is on shore after being rescued today.

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North Valley Hospital to discuss hiring of a new CEO

Hospital commissioners will meet at 7 tonight at 203 S. Western Ave.

Candidate filing continues

Several more candidates have filed for political offices since Monday.

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Hungry Hill fire nearing containment

While Colville National Forest crews are gaining ground on a fire near Orient, lightning sparks another small fire in Chewiliken Valley east of Tonasket

NOANet problems affect local Internet service

Problems with the NoaNet broadband system this morning slowed Internet service to end users of the Okanogan County Public Utility District’s fiber-optic network and caused problems for people trying to file for elective office through the state.

Teenager injured when car hits cow

Zacharian Collins was taken to North Valley Hospital for treatment of injuries he sustained after his vehicle struck a cow on state Highway 20

Burglar strikes Oroville School

The Oroville Police Department is investigating a burglary that occurred sometime last weekend at the School District office, 816 Juniper St.

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Stuck truck blocks highway

Southbound traffic on U.S. Highway 97 slowed after tractor-trailer gets stuck on a sandy pull-out area while trying to turn around.

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Orchard burn gets away, sets hillside afire

Fire crews keep eye on blaze near Nighthawk

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Social media helps return mares

Two mares were returned to their owner today after an Okanogan County Sheriff Deputy took the issue to social media.

Voters pass Mid-Valley Hospital bond, Methow Valley schools levies

Hospital measure passing with 64.2 percent support; two Methow Valley schools measures also passing

Special election ballots due today

Okanogan County Hospital District No. 3 (Mid-Valley) and the Methow Valley School District are both seeking voter approval to raise taxes.

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Omak, Okanogan bridge work planned

Motorists can expect delays of up to 10 minutes

Motorists headed between downtown and the east side of the Okanogan River can expect delays on Thursday while repairs are done to the Central Avenue bridge.