OKANOGAN – The May 1 electric rate increase planned by the Okanogan County Public Utility District has been suspended.
OLYMPIA - New claims for unemployment benefits statewide soared to a record 181,975 for the week of March 22-28, according to the state Employment Security Department.
OMAK – Mid-Valley Hospital has taken several measures to help with the coronavirus pandemic, but the state prohibition on elective surgeries is hitting the facility’s bottom line.
OKANOGAN – A retired Okanogan County sheriff’s deputy has been charged in Okanogan County Superior Court with communication with a minor for immoral purposes through the sending of electronic communication.
OMAK - TranGO is implementing reservation-based, fixed-route service to improve safety for passengers and employees during the COVID-19 outbreak in Washington state.
OLYMPIA - North central Washington’s six legislators were present for nearly all votes that came before the Legislature during the 2020 session, according to WashingtonVotes.org.
OLYMPIA - Gov. Jay Inslee announced guidance today for state and local enforcement of his recent “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order. The state has created a one-stop online form for reporting businesses potentially violating orders and is providing guidance to local law enforcement on enforcing…
NESPELEM – A drive-through coronavirus assessment and screening event was held March 26 by the Colville Tribal Incident Management Team and Indian Health Service Colville Service Unit.
EAST WENATCHEE – The transmission line from Rocky Reach to Chelan Falls will be rebuilt, Douglas County Public Utility District commissioners decided March 23.
OLYMPIA - A new law signed last week by Gov. Jay Inslee will require auto makers to sell a minimum percentage of zero emissions vehicles within the state.
BREWSER – Police officers in Brewster is taking an education approach to Gov. Jay Inslee’s “stay home, stay healthy” order concerning coronavirus.
OKANOGAN — The Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office does not have a desire to arrest or ticket residents who do not follow a statewide order to stay home.
OKANOGAN - Out of an abundance of caution and concern over the spread of COVID-19, the Okanogan County Solid Waste Department has announced the closure of the landfill and transfer stations.
CHEHALIS - A Washington State Patrol tropper died Tuesday, March 24, after he was struck by a car while deploying spike strips on Interstate 5 in Chehalis.
OLYMPIA – The arrival of spring typically means drivers in Washington have until March 31 to remove studded tires, but coronavirus concerns led the state to push back the deadline to April 30.
- OMAK CHRONICLE
- HIGH SCHOOL SPANISH TEACHER
- SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS
- MARKET MANAGER
- MAINTENANCE/WATER SPECIALIST
- 3RD GRADE TEACHER
- MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL AGRICULTURE TEACHER
- KINDERGARTEN FULL-TIME TEACHER
- MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL ART TEACHER
- Wanted: Scheduled Run Driver
- CITY WATER UTILITY OPERATOR
- EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST
- ELEMENTARY CERTIFIED LIBRARIAN
- MIDDLE SCHOOL ELA TEACHER
- MIDDLE SCHOOL SCIENCE TEACHER
- WSU COLVILLE RESERVATION FRTEP EXTENSION COORDINATOR
- FAMILY HEALTH CENTERS
- Coronavirus case increase in Okanogan County
- Shop, travel trailer destroyed by fire
- Inslee announces enforcement measures for stay-at-home order
- Property taxes due by April 30
- Retired deputy arrested, charged
- Governor closes schools for rest of school year
- Inslee signs bill to increase corrections training
- Reservation closed to curb virus
- Omak board OKs superintendent contract
- Family resource coordinator added