At a regular meeting Feb. 17, Ferry County Public Utility District commissioners agreed to processing their transformer oil.
Early this afternoon the state Department of Agriculture lifted the avian influenza (bird flu) quarantine zones in Riverside and Oroville.
The City Council presented Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers a check for $1,000 for the city’s support of the county’s K-9 Unit program last week at a regular meeting.
Chicken won’t be flying into the city of Tonasket any time soon.
Popular event canceled due to rain
Although the groundhog said to expect six more weeks of winter, locals in Okanogan and Ferry Counties are being faced with a more than early spring.
Due to a warm front that dumped buckets of rain last night, officials have called off the annual Snow Drags snowmobile race originally set for tomorrow on Lake Bonaparte.
State route 21 east of town has reopened following an early morning mudslide.
Jesus Duarte-Vela was found guilty of second-degree murder. He was sentenced to 20 years and 4 months for the shooting death of Antonio Menchaca-Naranjo.
The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for the Okanogan Valley in effect from today through next Tuesday.
A special City Council meeting previously scheduled for tonight has been canceled due a scheduling conflict.