A public hearing on the proposed vacation of a portion of Three Devils Road is set for 3 p.m. Tuesday in the commissioners' hearing room of the Grainger Administrative Building, 123 5th Avenue N.
Five children turned over to Child Protective Services as law enforcement officials raid two homes in conclusion of two-month investigation into Omak-area heroin ring.
Uninjured teenager transported to Confluence Hospital for evaluation of emotional issues
Karelian bear dogs — black and white dogs weighing 40-65 pounds — are trained to track, capture and deter predators.
Tolls expected to increase 50 cents for Tacoma Narrows Bridge and 2.5 percent on the State Highway 520 bridge.
Construction crews working on sidewalks along U.S. Highway 2 in Airway Heights both Thursday and Friday
If this bill passes the Senate and is signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee, it’ll drive inflation and shatter many rural residents’ ability to grow economically and socially.
Snowmobiles can access the route from Entiat River Road to Forest Service Road 112.
Pateros Nannies to face Mary M. Knight in a loser-out game at 10:30 a.m. Friday in Spokane Memorial Arena
The No. 1-ranked Morton-White Pass Timberwolves were much more than the Okanogan Bulldogs were prepared for in the boys teams' state 2B basketball tournament opener.
Tigers advance to state 1B basketball semifinals tomorrow afternoon
Hundreds expected to oppose plan to introduce predator to North Cascades
The Open Government Trainings Act requires elected and other public employees to attend related workshops; four are planned in Eastern Washington this month
Cle Elum Ranger District officials have determined some roads are dry and stable enough to support motor vehicles
Due to early snowmelt and muddy conditions, the Cle Elum Ranger District of Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest has closed four-wheel drive routes.
We need to rethink the Department of Homeland Security's creation, divest much of the power it has usurped and give autonomy back to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the U.S. Coast Guard, Federal Emergency Management Agency and others. While we’re at it, disband the TSA.
Omak's Alex Aguilar is the only local 1A wrestler to make the finals
Hornets victory earns Oroville a state berth; the girls will face White Swan on Saturday for third place in the district
Warrior girls eliminate Valley Christian from postseason basketball play, 52-26
Discussion on proposal to actively introduce grizzly bears to the North Cascades will have ramifications on forest access, recreation and use.
Area wrestlers win some, lose some as B regional tournament gets underway at Northwest Christian School-Colbert
Officials capture, relocate wolf before it could mate with a domestic dog
One eastbound lane will be closed from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. next Monday through Friday
In a challenge to Washington State University's water rights, the state Supreme Court ruled earlier this week that the university chose conservation and, therefore, retains its rights to water.
Bulldogs advance to face Brewster in the 2B district semifinal Saturday
The Cougars dominated the second half of the 2B girls district basketball game to send Oroville to the consolation round Saturday against Waterville
Given the stories that came out of the Carlton Complex wildfire, having local authority for initial wildfire response isn’t such a bad idea.
Two grapplers pin Cashmere opponents in opening round
Flooding, mudslides affecting rural roads throughout North-Central Washington
Virtual nobody in the state is happy with the state’s all-mail-in election system. An e-voting bill would remedy that.
The Omak School District is seeking input on how to prepare students for life after high school.
Last week, three bills — two in the House and a companion in the Senate — were filed calling for the study and possible transfer of publicly owned lands managed by the federal government. In short, a handful of senators and a number of Republicans and Democrats in the House want the state to manage the more than 12.17 million acres of land currently under the control of federal bureaucrats.
Tigers remain unbeaten in 1B high school girls basketball
Legislative measures call for study, possible return of federal land holdings to state of Washington
Commissioners will also discuss the agency's land management practices
In the wake of the Carlton Complex wildfires this summer, the Legislature is taking a hard look at state agency land ownership and management practices.
Rose Susan Pauline Vallee, 32, was booked into the Okanogan County Jail on Sunday for first-degree trafficking in stolen property and third-degree possession of stolen property.
Washington state's congressional delegations split along party lines in two votes today to undo Presidents Obama's attempt to bypass laws on deportation
Aaron Winnier, 33, of Wapato, to serve 10 years in federal prison.
Forest-goers are invited to an open house from 3-6 p.m. Jan. 21 at the Naches Ranger Station.
Elks members are taking steps toward rebuilding the downtown lodge, which has been a hub of community activity
The state Senate voted 26-23 Monday to require any bills creating new revenue sources to be supported by two-thirds of members for passage.
The state Department of Ecology issued the ban Monday based on forecasts of stagnant air conditions in the region, putting the county at risk for air pollution to reach unhealthy levels.
State health officials have suspended the license of Snohomish County massage therapist Steven Lee Cook indefinitely for sexual misconduct.
State's Congressional delegation splits along party lines as U.S. House of Representatives passes Keystone XL Pipeline Act
Charging documents allege Craig Morgenstern, who practices in Stevens County, allegedly drugged a 13-year-old boy and had sexual contact with him in October 2014, the state Board of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery said Thursday.
Most of the 36-mile stretch of the Columbia River is again accessible to the public
This coming weekend, the state Fish and Wildlife Commission is set to change the sportfishing rules. In short, the new rules will close all of the Columbia River, its tributaries and beaver ponds to fishing “unless otherwise open.” That’s a reversal of tradition.
Sunnyside farmer now represents Okanogan, Douglas, Grant, Yakima, Franklin, Adams and Benton counties
Fire crews responding to a structure fire at 8:53 a.m. arrived to find a home fully engulfed in flames. A mother and her two children were hospitalized.