OKANOGAN – One person was killed and two were injured in a two-vehicle collision Friday morning, July 3, on Highway 20 south of town.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – More than two dozen members of Congress are calling on the U.S. Department of Agriculture to include American apple growers in the agency’s economic relief efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic.
SEATTLE — A statewide inquiry has been launched into all investigations of the use of deadly force by law enforcement in 2020, including a March shooting death in Riverside.
SPOKANE – An Omak man will be sentenced for the third time for a series of burglaries, thefts and acts of malicious mischief, the state Court of Appeals for Division 3 has decided.
OLYMPIA – As of Friday, June 26, everyone in Washington is required to wear a face covering, but many police agencies say they won’t enforce the order.
OMAK – Most Fourth of July celebrations in the area have been canceled because of coronavirus considerations, but people can still participate in a do-it-yourself fireworks show in East Side Park.
OLYMPIA – Initial unemployment insurance claims filed in Okanogan County during the week of June 14-20 totaled 109, the same number as during the previous week.
EAST WENATCHEE – Development of the Douglas County Public Utility District’s hydrogen electrolyzer project is continuing with approval of an agreement for engineering services.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Nespelem Valley Electric Cooperative is getting $200,000 from the federal government to improve its lines and mitigate negative impacts of COVID-19.
OKANOGAN – The Okanogan County Fair likely won’t happen this year, but alternate events are in the works for youngsters with market animals and those with still life projects.
SPOKANE – An Omak woman will be resentenced for part of her convictions for residential burglary, malicious mischief, theft and violation of a no-contact order, the state Court of Appeals for Division 3 has decided.
OLYMPIA — Gov. Jay Inslee announced yesterday that residents statewide will be required to wear a face mask effective Friday in an attempt to slow the coronavirus spread.
OKANOGAN – Transportation improvement projects for 2021-26 are outlined in the city’s new six-year transportation improvement plan, which was approved June 16 by the city council.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – As the Pacific Northwest prepares for a severe wildfire season this summer, U.S. Sen. Maria Cantwell pressed witnesses at a Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources hearing today about preparations.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A bill increasing rural health access during the COVID-19 public health emergency has been introduced by U.S. Reps. Dan Newhouse, R-4th District, and Xochitl Torres Small, D-N.M.
SPOKANE – The state Court of Appeals for Division 3 has decided to publish an earlier opinion concerning advertising of the 2017 Okanogan County tax foreclosure sale.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Two Okanogan County law enforcement officials have been named to U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse’s new Central Washington Law Enforcement Working Group.
- One dead, two injured in collision
- Kettle Falls girl claims Star title
- DIY fireworks offered in Omak
- Penney’s Omak store will close
- Police decline to enforce face mask order
- Pamela Jean Goodyear-Bradley
- Okanogan County Fair likely won’t happen this year
- COVID-19 cases still on the rise
- Third sentencing ordered for Cate
- Loup lodge replacement OK’d