OKANOGAN — Okanogan County Fair Queen Whitney Wilson gave a presentation for her fair improvement project before the Okanogan County Fair Advisory Committee last month.
AENEAS VALLEY - Take a drive east of Tonasket and you may see wild horses grazing amongst the rolling hills of Aeneas Valley. Some call them a nuisance, while other say the equine are part of the wildlife experience.
TONASKET — Council members adopted a modification to procedures governing the appointment and operation of council committees at their Feb. 11 regular meeting., stating it’s the responsibility of the mayor to appoint council members to committees at the second regular meeting of the year, or…
OKANOGAN - An Omak man faces three criminal charges for allegedly calling the Omak School District administration office on Feb. 11 and threatening an employee.
OKANOGAN - Okanogan County Public Utility District commissioners continue to discuss setting rates to meet the 2020 budget, which was approved with a 2 percent revenue increase.
OLYMPIA - A bill to create a Washington apples specialty license plate has been approved by the state Senate transportation and rules committees, and sent to the full Senate.
BRIDGEPORT – An open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony are planned Saturday to celebrate Bridgeport School District’s multi-building construction project.
OLYMPIA – Okanogan Assistant Fire Chief Christian Johnson was not wearing his protective turnout coat when he was overtaken by flames from the Sept. 1, 2019, Spring Coulee Fire southwest of Okanogan, according to a report produced by the state Department of Natural Resources and Fire Distric…
OKANOGAN – Voters in most Okanogan County school districts said yes to replacement levy requests on the Feb. 11 ballot, but Omak’s request is teetering toward the no side.
BRIDGEPORT – Persistent potholes on Highway 17between Bridgeport and Leahy Junction have led the state Department of Transportation to reduce the speed limit temporarily.
SEATTLE - Washington has seen its rate of natural disasters increase by 165 percent over the last four decades - a rate that’s higher than the national average of 62 percent.
EAST WENATCHEE - An amendment to a 2018 agreement for operation of the Carlton Acclimation Facility was approved Feb. 3 by Douglas County Public Utility District commissioners.
OROVILLE - The Oroville School District will have a greater presence of law enforcement today because of a perceived student-to-student threat via text message.
OKANOGAN - An Okanogan County child has died from complications of influenza B, and Okanogan County Public Health officials are monitoring the flu and other infectious diseases.
OMAK — Voters in several Okanogan Country school districts will be asked Feb. 11 to decide on educational programs and operations levy requests and, in two districts, technology-related capital levies.
OROVILLE — The city is down to one police officer with the resignation of Chief Todd Hill, effective Feb. 4. Hill notified the city at the Jan. 21 regular city council meeting.
SHERMAN PASS — A mysterious creature that appeared in front of a state Department of Transportation mountain pass camera has left residents scratching their heads wondering if a strange, dark object in a photo may be the legendary Bigfoot.
OLYMPIA – Nine organizations across the state have been awarded $1.6 million in grant funding to help make forests in their communities healthier and more resilient, including resiliency to wildfires.
- Armed robbery suspects sought
- Rawley named May Festival queen
- Gold rush brings hundreds to Wauconda
- Most school levy requests are passing; Omak is on the edge
- Highway 17 speed limit reduced temporarily
- One man injured, another arrested after shooting
- Man taken into custody after school threat
- Assault charge filed in shooting
- Man charged with threatening schools
- Delores “Dee” F. Ervin