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Chamber honors business, people

Organizers of the annual chamber of commerce banquet are calling the Jan. 19 event a success.

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Report of possible gun at school forces lockdown

Okanogan Middle/High School was locked down for about 15 minutes on Jan. 20 after administrators received a report that a student might have brought a gun to school.

Mid-Valley Hospital restructuring

Mid-Valley Hospital officials are restructuring some departments, but no layoffs are planned.

Bivins pleads guilty

A local man pleaded guilty Jan. 17 to the April 5, 2014, vehicular homicide of 24-year-old Charity Rumbolz.

Dansel resigns state Senate to join Trump administration

Sen. Brian Dansel, R-Republic, has resigned from the state Senate to join the Trump administration in the Department of Agriculture.

Weather brings school delays, closures

Due to ice, freezing rain and snow storms several area schools are planning closures and delays for classes Thursday, Jan. 19. This list will be updated as information becomes available.

McDonald's plans to introduce new ‘Big Mac' sizes

McDonald's restaurants across the nation will soon begin selling two new sizes of the popular Big Mac, in addition to the original.

Forever stamp prices increase Sunday

Be prepared to pay more when you purchase First-Class mail Forever stamps.

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More wet weather in the forecast

According to weather officials, more snow, rain and freezing rain is on tap for the foreseeable futures.

Some after school activities, sports cancelled

Due to inclement weather, several school activities are being cancelled today.

Storm prompts clinic cancelations

In light of inclement weather, Confluence Health locations throughout the region has been operating under special circumstances this morning.

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Travel safety urged

Take caution if you're traveling. That's the message local law enforcement agencies are saying in wake of an ongoing winter storm.

Winter storm warning issued

The Spokane office of the National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning, hazardous weather outlook and hydrologic outlook covering most of North Central Washington.

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Court denies ATV case review

The state Supreme Court has denied a petition by Okanogan County to review the June 2016 Court of Appeals decision involving the county’s 2014 ATV Ordinance.

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Three Devils case heads to appeals court

Oral arguments in the Three Devils Road vacation case will be heard Jan. 31 by a three-judge panel of the state Court of Appeals Division III.