While Smokey Bear was gearing up for his appearance in the annual Oroville May Festival grand parade Saturday morning, state Department of Fish and Wildlife officials were dealing with a real bear a few blocks away.
Students from Omak High School FFA competed in several contests during the state conference May 12-14 on the Washington State University campus.
Rattlesnake season has struck the Okanogan Valley.
The Spokane office of the National Weather Service has issued a flash flood warning for south central Okanogan County.
The sixth-grade royalty was awarded the coveted queen’s choice award Saturday during the town’s premiere grand parade.
The Spokane office of the National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook calling for scattered thunderstorms and heavy rains throughout most of Eastern Washington, including Okanogan County,
A book signing is planned for “Firestorm 2014: The Story of the Carlton Complex Wildfire” from 3:30-5:30 p.m. today, at The Chronicle office, 618 Okoma Drive.
A special city council workshop is planned tonight to discuss the possible annexation of property southwest and southeast of town.
A dead dog, which created a social media storm and was found along the Riverside Cutoff Road, was likely accidentally killed by a motorist, according to Okanogan County Sheriff’s Deputy Dave Yarnell, who does animal investigations.
With temperatures set to top off in the low 80s this week, officials from the National Weather Service have issued a hydrologic outlook calling for minor river flooding.
Jon Wyss has announced a bid for the state Senate from the 12th District.
More than 7,000 raucous Sen. Bernie Sanders supporters rocked the Yakima Valley SunDome last night as the presidential hopeful brought his socialistic views to Central Washington.
A historic business and one of northern Okanogan County’s largest retailers - Hughes Department Store - closed its doors last night.
Bumble Bee Foods has issued a recall on more than 30,000 cases canned tuna.
The Washington State Patrol is reminding people who choose to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with alcohol not to get behind the wheel impaired.