City council had a special meeting Wednesday, Feb. 6, with the intent to approve the creation of a new position for an internal compliance administrator.
Legislative Rep. Joel Kretz, R-Wauconda, joined senior citizens for lunch last week at the Tonasket Senior Center, where he spoke to a large audience after they sang “Happy Birthday” to Kretz.
Jose Perez was sworn in and began to serve as Tonasket’s newest police officer Oct. 3. Perez comes to Tonasket from Spokane, where he received his basic academy and field training.
OMAK – Law enforcement will be present at the Omak Stampede this year, despite the city deciding not to add temporary officers to its ranks for the weekend.
Okanogan County Commissioner candidates for District 3 Salley Bull and Robert Fuchs, along with incumbent Jim DeTro, answered questions at a July 11 forum at Tonasket Elementary School.
Linda Herald announced May 7 she will seek the 12th District state House of Representatives seat being vacated by longtime Rep. Cary Condotta, R-Wenatchee.
Christine Brown, Democratic challenger to the 4th Congressional District’s Republican incumbent Rep. Dan Newhouse, continues her RV tour across northcentral Washington this week.
At its first meeting of the new year, the Brewster Chamber of Commerce resolved to advocate for the city’s business and commercial interests, rather than solely plan events.
Incumbents fared well in initial general election returns Monday night with most looking to retain their seats. We'll continue to update this story as we compile votes from the races, including several multi-county ones.
North Valley Hospital leaders have canceled their regular board meeting originally scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 28. During the last North Valley Hospital meeting, Sept. 14, residents pressed the board of commissioners over what they termed potential illegal procedures and policies.
MALOTT — Seven of eight county commissioner candidates attended the first public forum of the election season at the Malott Improvement Club on Monday.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A government funding bill signed Friday by President Barack Obama includes billions of dollars for wild land firefighting and fire prevention.
Candidates vying for city council and school board in contested races squared off in a heated forum that turned into a debate Thursday at Vicki’s Backdoor Club.
There wasn’t a Kumbaya moment Friday night as cattlemen walked away from a three-hour session with the state’s contract wolf-human conflict manager without any pretense of a resolution.
A public hearing is planned at 1:30 p.m. tomorrow on a proposal to change the Okanogan County Board of Health from six to five members and change representation on the board.
The Okanogan County Fair Advisory Committee will meet tonight for a showdown over whether to move the Okanogan Complex fire camp, or postpone or cancel the organization’s signature event.
Though there are an estimated 120 ballots left to counted for two Oroville School Board positions, 666 voters turned out for the Tuesday evening primary election.
U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-4th District, has introduced a bill to remove the gray wolf from the federal endangered species list.
The Senate voted 47-0 to approve a measure sponsored by Sen. Brian Dansel that would give taxpayers more flexibility in how they can pay their tax bills.
The Open Government Trainings Act requires elected and other public employees to attend related workshops; four are planned in Eastern Washington this month
The City Council presented Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers a check for $1,000 for the city’s support of the county’s K-9 Unit program last week at a regular meeting.
Washington state's congressional delegations split along party lines in two votes today to undo Presidents Obama's attempt to bypass laws on deportation
- Police investigate Oroville homicide
- Winthrop man arrested in homicide
- Boy dies while hiking near Oroville
- Man faces assault charges after stabbing
- Transportation study looks out to 2040
- Inmate hospitalized after fight
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- Omak man’s conviction reduced
- Alvarez selected May Fest queen
- ‘Xanadu’ skates onto Omak stage
- Hub Arkush: San Francisco 49ers among teams with best free-agent plans
- Summer stream flows could be concern
- Training offered for wildfire contractors
- Vejraska wins Angus awards
- Appeals court rejects Small’s appeal
- Retail power sales lower than expected
- Base rate increase goes to improvements
- PUD spends nearly a million on February power