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North Valley projects $3.4M profit in 2016

State scolds extended care dietary department

North Valley Hospital officials will meet Thursday to discuss a projected $3.4 million profit for next year.

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Judge finalizes Three Devils Road vacation

Opponents are appealing decision

A judge has put into writing the decision he made orally in the Three Devils Road vacation case: The road will be vacated and the property turned over to Gamble Land and Timber.

Tonasket Planning Commission hearing reschedules

A Tonasket Planning Commission public hearing scheduled for tonight has been rescheduled for 3 p.m. November 17 at City Hall, 209 s. Whitcomb Ave.

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Pateros mayoral candidates face off at forum

Mayoral candidates Joni Parks and Carlene Anders participated in a citizens' forum on Monday.

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Candidates square off in Oroville forum

Sparks fly between Oroville School Board candidates

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.

Madden talks of wolves

Cattlemen meet with wolf-human

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.

County considers health board’s future

Commissioners plan public hearing 1:30 p.m. tomorrow

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.

North Valley to host special meeting tonight

North Valley Hospital commissioners will host a special meeting at 7 tonight in the commissioners’ hearing room at 203 S. Western Ave.

Burke named Ferry County Prosecutor

Ferry County commissioners selected former Deputy Prosecutor Kathryn Burke as county prosecutor until the position is up for re-election in 2016.

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Special fair advisory meeting planned tonight

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.

State of emergency declared

FEMA authorized to provide local and state assistance.

DNR seeks volunteers to help with fire fight

The state Department of Natural Resources is setting up coordination centers so qualified residents can join the fire fight in Okanogan County.

Okanogan County Auditor's Office closes for the day

The Okanogan County Auditor's Office will close at 9 a.m.

Board of Health to meet

Okanogan County Board of Health to talk about the health district charter and future

Moser, Frazier lead in Oroville School Board primary

Next ballot count planned for Friday

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.