Emergency response personnel continue to search for four people unaccounted for following a Monday morning vehicle accident into the Selway River As of press time Tuesday, May 22, the names of the victims had not been released, pending notification of all families of those involved.May 22, 2018 5:18 p.m. read more..
After 10 days of flooding and response from multiple agencies along with local organizations and community volunteers, the Northeast Washington Interagency Management Team (IMT) is turning over monitoring of the situation to Okanogan County’s Department of Emergency Management and individual cities along Okanogan River.May 22, 2018 4:37 p.m. read more..
No stranger to road-trips, local author Teresa Bruce recommends ditching the overly-convenient GPS and going for big, crinkled fold-out maps instead. Though she currently lives in Washington, D.C., Bruce came home last week to visit family that still lives in Maupin and stopped by Klindt’s on May 14 to talk about her memoir, “The Drive: Searching for Lost Memories on the Pan-American Highway.”May 22, 2018 3 p.m. read more..
The first capture of the western cherry fruit fly occurred at the Oregon State University (OSU) Mid-Columbia Agricultural Research and Extension Center (MCAREC) station in Hood River May 20, one day later than the OSU model predicted, according to Ashley Thompson, Assistant Professor of Horticulture at OSU.May 22, 2018 3 p.m. read more..
TELLURIDE, Colo. - Telluride Mountainfilm will host the world premier this weekend of “Return to Mount Kennedy,” a documentary film chronicling an expedition to the mountain by sons of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy and mountain climber Jim Whittaker.May 22, 2018 1:12 p.m. read more..
Property owners within the Okanogan School District and City of Omak will get revaluation notices in early June.May 22, 2018 1:08 p.m. read more..
Voters in Okanogan County will have plenty of choices on the Aug. 7 primary ballot for sheriff and north end county commissioner.May 22, 2018 12:30 p.m. read more..
The Okanogan School Board has been named “board of the year” by the North Central Educational Service District.May 22, 2018 12:23 p.m. read more..
In a six-page ruling, Circuit Court Judge John A. Olson on Monday upheld all but a fraction of the $36.6 million in restitution requested by the Hood River County District Attorney’s Office that a Vancouver youth pay for damages in the September 2017 Eagle Creek fire.May 22, 2018 12:22 p.m. read more..