An Okanogan County sheriff’s deputy is on administrative leave after being arrested in early December on suspicion of driving under the influence.
Okanogan Middle/High School was locked down for about 15 minutes on Jan. 20 after administrators received a report that a student might have brought a gun to school.
OKANOGAN – Law enforcement agencies are investigating at least three reports of imitation $100 bills being passed in the mid-valley area, including one that was used at a student-run Christmas tree lot.
BRIDGEPORT – A 24-year-old man has been charged in Douglas County Superior Court with allegedly having a loaded gun in his vehicle in the Bridgeport High School parking lot Dec. 13.
An Omak man has been charged with nine counts of first-degree rape of a child and 11 counts of first-degree child molestation.
A toddler was killed Friday, Nov. 18 after he was struck by a tractor at his grandparents’ home on Cherokee Road north of town.
Rosegarden Care Center, a 23-bed assisted living facility, will close by month's end.
Residents of the Okanogan School District will be asked in February 2017 to decide on a slimmed-down bond issue request.
A proposed $54.6 million 2017 budget is under consideration by Okanogan County Public Utility District commissioners; it contains no rate increases.
Highway 2 through Pine Canyon between Orondo and Waterville has been reopened with flagger-controlled, single lane, alternating traffic from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.