While students flew right into summer, Pateros High School junior Ethan Williams continued his studies thousands of miles away.
California Interagency Incident Management Team 5 will transfer command of the Okanogan and Chelan Complexes at 6 a.m. tomorrow to a Type 2 incident management team — Pacific Northwest Team 3 — and a national incident management organization.
Memorial service planned for 11:30 a.m. Saturday
A celebration of life service will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday for Omak City Council member Dino DeCesari, who died Saturday at Mid-Valley Hospital.
The Thirteen Mile and Hall Creek areas of the Colville National Forest's Republic Ranger District have reopened east of state Highway 21 and south of state Highway 20.
Fire managers expect the Tunk Block Fire to be more active today, with flames backing under the forest canopy.
School districts go into lockdown while authorities search for shooter
Authorities have closed some roads near town because of a shooting.
Larry W. Burley, 53, of Okanogan was killed in an early morning crash today.
The Okanogan County Fair Advisory Committee will advise Okanogan County commissioners to allow the fair to take place Sept. 24-27 at the fairgrounds, 175 Rodeo Trail Road.
Chris Thew hired as Chronicle managing editor and will oversee newsroom operations.
Poll shows postponed event better than no fair
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.
The perimeters of the Kettle Complex fires remain unchanged although warmer temperatures and lower humidity resulted in increased fire behavior yesterday.
Cooler temperatures and higher humidity continues to help fire crews gain the upper hand on the Kettle Complex fires burning in Ferry County.
Fire crews are transitioning to mop-up and timber falling operations as the Tucannon Fire reached 70 percent containment.
Infra-red flight data taken last night shows the Carpenter Road Fire has grown to 64,419 acres, fire officials said this morning.
This morning, fire officials described the fire growth as "minimal," noting that it continues to smolder. The status of the fire will be explained to the public tonight.
- Conconully resort
- Unbearable plan
- Responsible spending
- Grizzly plan
- Flying the coop
- Love that dam
- Is it vandalism?
- No comment
- No new dam site
- Better notifications
- Local Student studies abroad in sister city
- On House Floor, Newhouse Recognizes First Responders, Firefighters, Volunteers Fighting WA Wildfires, Calling for Changes in Wildfire Funding
- Omak-Riverside Eastside Road helicopter water drop
- Stickpin Fire advances into Boulder Creek area
- Water drop on Tunk Block Fire
- Wenatchee Valley Community College Commencement
- Congressman Newhouse Honors Okanogan Journalist Elizabeth Barta Widel
- Rep. Newhouse Q&A on National Forest Hearing
- March 21 Omak robbery
- Okanogan Eagles burglary