Officials may try another burn out when conditions are more favorable for containment
Fire crews to use chemical 'ping pong balls to start low intensity burn out northwest of Loup Loup Ski Bowl.
Dennis M. Stensgar was pronounced dead after he was struck by a Dodge Ram pick-up driven by William G. Van Gordon of Port Angeles
Okanogan County Public Utility District restored power to 2,179 homes and businesses Friday
Approximately 7,000 homes and businesses are without power in Okanogan County today
The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather out
Fire management team to meet with community residents on related issues at 7 p.m. today
Volunteers on hand to feed and help care for livestock, pets
Food will be served in Pateros, Brewster, Twisp and Winthrop.
Red Cross, Southern Baptists announce changes in plan to provide meals to wildfire victims
Roads closed in fire activity areas.
Sessions planned for 7 p.m. tonight in Omak and Brewster; 6 p.m. tomorrow in Pateros
Mobile Community Service Office is expected to be deployed in fire-damaged areas starting Tuesday
Only Alta Lake and Antoine Creek remain at fire evacuation Level 3
Infrared data puts the fire's actual size overnight at about 237,890 acres. The fire has yet to be confirmed.
Fire continues northerly advance, albeit slower than expected given the hot, dry and windy conditions
Meals will be available in Pateros, Methow, Carlton, Twisp and Mazama beginning Sunday
Hot, dry and windy conditions are ripe for wildfire growth, National Weather Service says
Allen Healy and a co-worker disappeared while fishing July 7 above Mica Dam
Several blazes were reported in the Methow Valley following an afternoon storm
Fire crews are expected to have the Lake Chelan-area fire contained today and under control by 6 p.m. Sunday
Hot shot, other crews digging fire breaks as helitack teams drop water on the perimeter of the 25 Mile Creek Fire
After only one tern on the Colville Business Council, Jim Boyd of Inchelium takes over leadership of the Colville Confederated Tribes governing board.
Emergency officials said traffic is being detoured onto U.S. Highway 97, across the Columbia River from the fire area
Sheriff says blaze has grown to more than 200 acres in last three hours
SweetRiver Bakery owner Alex Hymer is stepping down from the city council, but plans to remain active in the community.
Shooting event set for high-power rifles, CR-40s
Okanogan's Matt Shifflett leads all scorers on the boards, but Omak still outscores Bulldog alumni
Eagle Track Raceway results for June 14
It seems that our American society has relegated fathers to second-class parental status.
Project estimated at $6.2 million
City, county and state officials discussed the feasibility of a sewer treatment plant during an afternoon session Thursday in Town Hall.
Several years ago, banks started implementing policies requiring a fingerprint to cash a check. I balked. Rather than cash a check at the bank it was written on, I started depositing all checks into my account at the bank I chose to do business with.
Justine C. Belgarde, Lucas D. Cook and Alyssa A. Descoteaux were arrested Friday after North Central Washington Narcotics Task Force agents searched a home at 430 Dayton St.
Darrell L. Katarzy was taken to Mid Valley Hospital in Omak after his motorcycle struck a guardrail east of Twisp
Four gold medals earned Friday at state 1-2B/1A track meet
Mount Rainier National Park's Westside Road damaged by large boulders
A National Weather Service flood warning for low-lying areas of the Okanogan River remains in effect until further notice
Twenty-five years ago, I stood in a newsroom in New Smyrna Beach, Fla., with a razor blade and a waxing machine putting a newspaper together in my first job.
Some fearful move is part of larger western land grab
Virtually every land owner and local water rights holder along Johnson Creek turned out Monday afternoon to call on Okanogan County Commissioners to halt a project to create salmon and steelhead habitat.
The state Liquor Control Board has tentatively approved an Okanogan, Omak and two Winthrop businesses to receive retail marijuana licenses.
J. Scott Graham isn’t yet a resident of Brewster and already he’s one of the highest paid public employees there.
Washington State Patrol says a blown tire caused a crash that led to Sandra J. Cohen being taken to Mid Valley Hospital
For years, teacher competency has been a topic of contention in our state’s public schools. And for years, rather than focusing on the basics of education, our school curricula has slowly transitioned into a feel-good system where few failing students are held back.
Federal officials pull will not renew waiver in wake of teacher union's objection to competency evaluations that include student academic achievement
The election season is about to get very interesting. On Saturday night, I attended the Lincoln Day Dinner, where political newcomers and seasoned campaigners unveiled their plans to run for office this year.
Okanogan County Historical Society expedition puts location on the map
It’s the stuff folklore is made of: Homesteaders fed up with wild horses eating all the foliage make a secret pact to round them up, run them off a cliff and then disappear back into their country life.
Sheriff Frank Rogers says authorities believe they have found the remains of Nicholas A. Totora, who was reported missing June 3, 2012
Flames weaken trees along North Pine Creek Road
PINE CREEK — A wildlife raced through an aspen grove Monday afternoon, weakening trees and prompting officials to close North Pine Creek Road.
Public lands are supposed to be just that — open for public recreation and activities. So I’m sometimes left incredulous when state or federal officials move to restrict public activities on the land — and roads — owned by taxpayers.
Okanogan County officials close North Pine Creek Road as wildlife sweeps through area, toppling trees