Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle - Headlines


Possession charge upheld

SPOKANE - The conviction of a man for possession of a controlled substance-heroin has been upheld by the state Court of Appeals for Divisio… Read more

Some state voting laws change

OKANOGAN - Changes in Washington voting laws went into effect July 1. Read more

Cawston re-elected to lead tribal council

NESPELEM - Rodney Cawston, recently re-elected to his Nespelem District position on the Colville Business Council, was named chairman of th… Read more


Watercross racing comes to Pateros

PATEROS - Northwest Jet Sports kicks off its 2019 season this coming weekend at the annual Apple Pie Jamboree. Read more

Competitors take on critters in Nespelem

NESPELEM - Jessie Walker, a Colville tribal member and King Mountain Indian Rodeo Association, won almost $2,000 at the Nespelem Celebratio… Read more

Hoop tourney is Saturday; Apple Pie sports events include fishing, fun run

PATEROS – The annual Pateros Apple Pie Jamboree 3-on-3 tournament will start at 8 a.m. Saturday, July 20. Read more


Review: 'A Christmas Story' is just right for Mother's Day

Ralphie Parker wants a Red Ryder BB gun for Christmas, but everyone around him insists he’ll shoot his eye out if he gets one. Read more

OUR VIEW: Support men and women in uniform

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Review: Musicians salute American masters

Okanogan Valley Orchestra and Chorus closed its 2018-19 concert season Sunday with a tribute to American masters of music. Read more


Program focuses on photographer Curtis

OKANOGAN - A presentation on the life of pioneer Seattle photographer Edward Curtis will be given Friday, July 19, at the Okanogan Grange H… Read more

Newhouse seeks app entries from students

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-4th District, has announced the start of the 2019 Central Washington Congressional App Challenge, w… Read more

Celebration wraps up with dancing, rodeo

NESPELEM – This weekend’s powwow and rodeo cap the Colville Confederated Tribes’ annual July Celebration, which includes $50,000 in prize m… Read more


Staci Jean Rizzo

Staci Jean Rizzo, 49, a resident of the Gales Creek community passed away on Monday afternoon, May 3, 2019 at her home. Read more

Sandra Baker

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Clayton B. Scott

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Weather Today

Sunny. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the low 60s.


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Sunny. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the low 60s.

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Wind:ESE at 8 mph
Chance of Rain:0%
UV Index:7 High
Sunrise:05:18:54 AM
Sunset:08:49:28 PM

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Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the upper 90s and lows in the upper 60s.Mon
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Sunny. Highs 98 to 102F and lows in the low 60s.Tue
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Abundant sunshine. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the upper 50s.Wed
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Sunshine. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the low 60s.Thu
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Plenty of sun. Highs in the mid 90s and lows in the low 60s.Fri
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Mainly sunny. Highs in the low 90s and lows in the low 60s.Sat
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