OMAK — Jeff Koplin will move from sergeant to chief July 1 when current Omak police chief Larry Schreckengast retires.
REPUBLIC - A leg bone found in a remote area of Ferry County has left officials shaking their heads.
OKANOGAN — Several insurance companies representing property owners who lost homes, vehicles and other property in the 2014 Rising Eagle Road Fire are suing for damages caused by the fire.
NESPELEM – The annual Mill Pond Days celebration will be Saturday, June 18, in town.
SPOKANE – The state Court of Appeals for Division III has sided with two environmental groups and ruled Okanogan County’s ATV ordinance invalid.
The Tonasket/Okanogan Valley Lions Club will hold their annual Freedom 5K and childrens 1 mile fun run on Saturday.
OMAK - A viewing party is planned Thursday, June 9 for the season finale of the Fox network reality TV program “American Grit,” which features Omak resident Clare Painter.
CONCONULLY - U.S. Bureau of Reclamation construction crew are scheduled to arrive and begin improvements on the RV park at the Conconully Lake resort June 16.
OMAK – A near viral post on social media over the weekend had people fuming over a specialty act signed to perform during the Omak Stampede and World-Famous Suicide Race, but organizers quickly addressed the issue.
Omak Police Sergeant Jeff Koplin has been hired by Mayor Cindy Gagne to replace Chief Larry Schreckengast, who announced that he was retiring earlier this year.
A local man was arrested Friday for possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver after law enforcement executed a search warrant in a Maple Street trailer court.
The Spokane office of the National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook calling for record-breaking heat in the Okanogan Valley.
Bridgeport Daze will be tomorrow in the downtown area.
The 2016 Curlew Barrel Derby celebrations will kick off the morning of Sunday, June 5, and continue through the day in town.
Rating remains low in Ferry County
OLYMPIA – The state Department of Natural Resources has increased fire danger ratings and imposed burn restrictions in Okanogan and other eastern Washington counties.
- 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
- 2016 Winthrop Balloon Festival
- 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