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.
Utility officials say beavers are damaging trees and vegetation, and have to be destroyed due to dam licensing
Giselle Naughton killed in New Year's Eve crash west of Ritzville
Washington state to remain the highest in the nation with a minimum wage of $9.47 per hour
Grant County will begin restricting the sale of e-cigarettes and e-liquids at midnight tonight.
With all the cowboy and country persona emphasized here, it sometimes feels like I’m the only one in the area who listens to hard-rock music. But there are several local hard-rock musicians making a name for themselves elsewhere
Dave Rodriguez will be sworn into Okanogan County Coroner position in coming days
It’s usually easy for me to ask for a few well-deserved gifts. But given the destruction caused by this year’s Carlton Complex wildfire, there are so many things that area residents deserve — and need — that I can’t possibly ask for enough. But I’ll start with a few common-sense requests.
Pharmacy Assistant Kevin Geyer has had his license suspended after being charged with one count of indecent liberties
More than 200 cases of confirmed influenza have been reported in the last two weeks
Okanogan boys hold off Chelan, win 58-36
State Department of Ecology prohibiting the use of wood-burning stoves and fireplaces in homes as winter storms are forecast to hit area
Casey Edward Murdock sentenced to five years in federal prison in connection with a Sept. 4 guilty plea
Residents of our state did not cede the right to access and enjoyment of public waterways to utilities operating dams on the Columbia or other rivers. But Grant County Public Utility District officials would have you believe they are the sole arbiters of who gets to fish, boat and access a 36-mile stretch of the Columbia River from Wanapum Dam to Rock Island Dam. They are not.
Albert Kassel remains employed by the state agency even as more than 100 Carlton Complex wildfire victims seek compensation for wildfire damages
Christopher James Carson to serve 70 months in federal prison for abusive sexual contact and possession of a firearm by a prohibited person
Forest Service Road No. 30 is an example of access issues facing those of us who enjoy recreating on publicly owned lands managed by a government agency. It makes you wonder how many public roads with prescriptive rights are now off limits, locked behind a government gate.
Site was formerly considered a hazard by state Department of Ecology officials
Bulldogs hold off late-charging Napavine Tigers
At the half, Okanogan leads Napavine 17-0
There are options for keeping up with the game if you couldn't get to Tacoma
Children learn about reptiles after hearing anti-drug, anti-alcohol message in Performing Arts Center
Gas prices in Okanogan, Omak and Riverside are among lowest in the region
Having a sustainable plan means striking a proper balance, rather than tipping the scales further toward environmentalism.
Smoke visible from Omak is from controlled burn, Mount Tolman fire officials say
Snowy Owl Theater to present movie Dec. 18
Christmas tree tags, permits still available in Colville, Newport and Ione.
Truck spilled potentially hazardous contents, Washington State Patrol reports
In the wake of the Carlton Complex wildfires, you’d think the only industry here in Okanogan County is tourism. It’s a narrative a self-serving group of state agencies want you and the world to believe.
I’m usually not much of a movie-goer. And I certainly don’t plan to sit around and watch TV when there is life to live and work to be done. But then there are times I can be such a geek. I can sit motionless in front of the big screen or the TV. And on occasion, I can even tune out my favorite hard-rock songs and tune into “Coast to Coast.” Last week was one of those weeks.
The bodies of a man, woman and child were found at the scene of a crash 15 miles east of town.
All three state title volleyball games in the Yakima SunDome ended in three sets.
The Warriors knock off top-ranked Sunnyside Christian to face Pomeroy for the state 1B volleyball title
The Cougars swept the Bulldogs in three sets, eliminating Okanogan from the state 2B volleyball tournament
Repubic Tigers leaving state 1B volleyball tournament without a trophy
Tigers to face Klickitat-Glenwood in Day 2 of the state 1B volleyball tournament tomorrow
Tigers, Bears dropped to consolation bracket after first-round losses in SunDome
It took four sets, but the Bulldogs defeated the Darrington Loggers in the opening round of the state 2B volleyball tournament
Almira/Coulee-Hartline advances to state 1B quarterfinals with victory over Naselle
Registered nurse's behavior leads to license suspension
State 1B/2B/1A volleyball tournament opens in Yakima SunDome tomorrow morning
Motorists should plan for an hour of added travel time Saturday and Sunday mornings
I’ve often voiced my concern over state agencies continuing to buy land in the name of habitat protection. But rural residents should also be aware of the economic pitfalls that will follow large acquisitions by environmental groups.
Almira/Coulee-Hartline, Brewster, Okanogan and Republic to compete in Yakima SunDome
Wind chill may make overnight lows feel like 0 degrees, the National Weather Service says
Alleged drunken driver facing charge in crash north of Wilbur
Her husband, Mark Kinkade, is facing a fourth-degree assault-domestic violence charge following a late Saturday night altercation
Hazardous Weather Outlook issued for The Okanogan; 20 percent chance of snow predicted Thursday
Last Friday, students statewide had an opportunity to participate in a mock election that included the same measures and congressional candidates as on the Nov. 4 general election ballot.