An unsafe level of a naturally occurring toxin has been detected in algae blooms at Lake Rufus Woods, the Columbia River pool backed up by Chief Joseph Dam.
A road rebuilding project on South Fifth Avenue is mostly complete, just in time for the start of school today.
The state Attorney General’s Office is seeking a U.S. Supreme Court review of the “culverts case,” in which the state and federal governments are arguing about replacing old fish culverts to improve fish passage.
Ryan Larry Cate, who is charged in the death of Duran T. Marchand, has filed an affidavit of prejudice against Okanogan County Superior Court Judge Henry Rawson.
Two Brewster residents escaped injury Thursday morning, Aug. 24, when their pickup truck was involved in a four-vehicle accident on Interstate 90 about 10 miles east of town.
The 74th annual Ferry County Fair will continue through Sunday at the fairgrounds, 14 Lawson Way.
There may – or may not – be a beer garden at this year’s Okanogan County Fair on Sept. 7-10.
Okanogan and Omak fire crews responded to a house fire on Valley Street in Okanogan around 1:45 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 21.
Patrick Plumb, who has served as the city’s mayor since being elected in 2009, will be stepping down later this year.
Okanogan County Public Utility District commissioners extended the administrative leave of General Manager John Grubich during their Aug. 21 meeting.
Four state Department of Fish and Wildlife employees who were fired earlier this month from their jobs at the Wells Hatchery have the right to contest their terminations.
Temperatures soared above 100 degrees to start Stampede and cooled off as the weekend progressed, but rodeo action stayed hot throughout.
North Valley Hospital commissioners have tabled a resolution that would appoint Kenneth Archer as the district’s administrator during a regular board meeting Thursday, Aug. 10.
A gate installed by Gebbers Land and Timber after the state Supreme Court denied review of the vacation of a portion of Three Devils Road was torn down two days later by vandals.
A couple incidents of graffiti being scrawled on campaign signs have been reported to police.