Okanogan and Omak fire crews responded to a house fire on Valley Street in Okanogan around 1:45 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 21.
Patrick Plumb, who has served as the city’s mayor since being elected in 2009, will be stepping down later this year.
Okanogan County Public Utility District commissioners extended the administrative leave of General Manager John Grubich during their Aug. 21 meeting.
Four state Department of Fish and Wildlife employees who were fired earlier this month from their jobs at the Wells Hatchery have the right to contest their terminations.
Temperatures soared above 100 degrees to start Stampede and cooled off as the weekend progressed, but rodeo action stayed hot throughout.
North Valley Hospital commissioners have tabled a resolution that would appoint Kenneth Archer as the district’s administrator during a regular board meeting Thursday, Aug. 10.
A gate installed by Gebbers Land and Timber after the state Supreme Court denied review of the vacation of a portion of Three Devils Road was torn down two days later by vandals.
A couple incidents of graffiti being scrawled on campaign signs have been reported to police.
There may be a few un-happy campers at the Okanogan County Fair this year, Sept. 7-10., according to fair advisory committee members. A problem with water pressure and electrical issues with electric-only camping at the sound end are two if the biggest issues committee members are facing this year.
The Spokane office of the National Weather Service has issued a red flag warning calling for low humidity and gusty winds.
A Mesquite, Nev., motorcyclist died in a two-vehicle crash yesterday afternoon about 10 miles east of town on Highway 20.
It’s not everyday you see a Hollywood celebrity in Okanogan County. But some local residents were treated with a visit from Jack Black earlier this week.
Okanogan County Public Health in conjunction with Okanogan Emergency Management are setting up county-wide distribution points for N-95 masks due to the wildfire smoke situation in Okanogan County.
Charges against an Omak man in the July 16 death of a pedestrian have been amended to include second-degree murder-felony murder.
An Omak man died early July 29 when his pickup truck went off Highway 155 and he was ejected before the vehicle caught fire.
- Conconully resort
- Responsible spending
- Love that dam
- Is it vandalism?
- No new dam site
- Better notifications
- Caught in the act
- ATV lawsuit
- Change in management
- CEO resigns