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Aeneas murder suspect may have ties to militia

A Tonasket man charged with first-degree murder in the death of an Issaquah woman allegedly had ties to the militia movement prior to the June 18 incident.

Firewise workshop planned in Conconully

Okanogan Conservation District will host a Firewise workshop from 9-11 a.m. Saturday at the Community Hall, 219 N. Main St.

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Colville tribe opens new flagship casino

Officials cut ribbon on new 12 Tribes Resort Casino, which officially opens at 8 a.m. tomorrow

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Lumber yard burning in the Chiliwist

A Gebbers Farms-affiliated lumber yard is burning tonight less than a mile from the intersection of North Star and Three Devils roads.

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Meteorologists: ‘Extreme’ fire weather predicted

The National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning for most of Eastern Washington, including much of Okanogan County and adjacent areas.

Mansfield man’s body found in Banks Lake

A Mansfield man’s body was recovered from Banks Lake on Thursday afternoon.

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Dining, music coming to 12 Tribes

Menus range from local rib eye steak to Kobe hot dogs

What do pork pot stickers, a chicken croissant sandwich, Kobe beef hot dogs and an 18-ounce rib eye steak all have in common?

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12 Tribes Resort and Casino nearly ready

Gaming, hotel restaurants and entertainment await patrons

12 Tribes Resort and Casino, designated as the Colville Confederated Tribes’ flagship gaming and entertainment facility, will open to the public June 17.

Bear captured near Havillah

State Department of Fish and Wildlife Sgt. Dan Christensen will be transporting the bear to Omak for a short health check before releasing the bear.

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Court order halts Three Devils Road vacation

Attorney Barnett N. Kalikow filed in court on behalf of the Coalition of Chiliwist Residents and Friends group.

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Omak crews contain brush fire

Firefighters contain small blaze along state Highway 155 to about four acres.

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Tonasket shop destroyed by fire

A Tuesday afternoon fire destroyed at least one vehicle, a shop and ravaged sagebrush southwest of town.

Park officials: Fire crews making progress at Thunder Creek

Fire crews face hot temperatures today and tomorrow as they attempt to contain blaze in North Cascades National Park

Winthrop smokejumpers join Thunder Creek Fire fight

Thunder Creek Fire grows to about 100 acres

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Local counties spared from flooding

Despite heavy rainfall Monday evening, officials in Okanogan and Ferry counties say there were not any major flooding or road washouts reported.