Three cougar cubs were captured by state Department of Fish and Wildlife officials earlier this week near the Oroville School District.
Due to the extreme wintery conditions today, the Omak School District has cancelled all sporting events, Extreme Challenge and afternoon preschool for Dec. 3.
Some students will be going to school a bit later today after thick, wet snow blanketed much of the region last night.
Snow and freezing rain expected
While a layer of snow blanketed much of Okanogan and Ferry County in the early morning hours today, the National Weather Service is calling for an additional round of snowfall tonight and tomorrow.
A father and son were both sentenced to 33.75 years in prison for the murder of a western Washington man.
Local cast of 25 auditioned amidst wildfire smoke
A live production of “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” is planned Dec. 10-13 at the Tonasket Community Cultural Center, 411 S. Western Ave.
Holiday shopping idea by credit card company is helping local merchants
With more and more holiday shopping moving online — recent figures say more than half of holiday shopping will be online — local merchants are getting a foothold at least on the Saturday after Thanksgiving.
Retail store not damaged, reopens for business Friday
A fire of unknown origin destroyed a lumber storage building and its contents Tuesday evening just south of town.
Flooding closes Black Canyon Road; high winds do minimal damage
Gov. Jay Inslee has declared a statewide emergency in the wake of Tuesday’s windstorm that cut a swath across the state Tuesday.
Father and son accused of killing grouse hunter
The murder trial of a father and son is expected to wrap up early this week, with an Okanogan County Superior Court jury then deciding their fate.
Displays placed in Tonasket stores
Youngsters from Tonasket Elementary School took part in a challenge — hosted by the U.S. Armed Forces Legacy Project — to decorate local storefronts with tributes to veterans.
An 11-hour stand off ended Friday night with the suspect taking his own life.
A Kettle Falls man was treated and released from Mid-Valley Hospital after his log truck overturned on Conconully Highway about two miles south of town last Tuesday.
Campos, Mills and Bourgeau bring experience to downtown Omak
A stylist for 17 years, Florencia Campos recently opened New Image Hair Salon to provide services for the hair needs of men, women and children.