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Cougar cubs captured in Conconully

Two cougar cubs that were captured in town last week are being taken to a bear and cougar biologist in Wenatchee before finding a new home.

Officials seek help in fatal accident case

Officials in Grant County are asking people to be on the lookout for a pit bull that ran from the scene of a fatal accident Thursday afternoon southeast of town.

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Oroville department store not closing

A historic business and one of northern Okanogan County’s largest retailer - Hughes Department Store - will not close after all.

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Walmart recalls Rival griddles

Walmart has recalled about 330,000 popular electric griddles due to an electrical shock hazard.

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Winter storm warning issued

Set to expire at 5 a.m. Wednesday

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning covering much of Eastern Washington including Okanogan and Ferry counties.

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Republic becomes winter wonderland

Town will become a winter wonderland on Saturday as the chamber of commerce and other local volunteers host the annual Winterfest celebration.

Former Chronicle publisher to speak at WSU

Former Chronicle Editor-Publisher Roger Harnack has been named 2016 publisher in residence for Washington State Universityís Edward R. Murrow College of Communication.

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Ski day draws droves to trail

More than 150 hit the trail for cross country adventures

More than 150 people hit the Ferry County Rail Trail on Saturday during the sixth annual Ski Day.

State 1 burn bans lifted

State 1 burn bans lifted in place since late December were lifted this morning, Jan. 11, in Klickitat, Kittitas, Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan counties.

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Rock slide closes Pine Canyon

Highway 2 through Pine Canyon is closed because of a rock slide Sunday afternoon.

Burn ban extended for Okanogan, Douglas counties

Kittitas, Chelan, Klickitat counties also under ban

Air quality conditions have not improved across much of central Washington, prompting the state Department of Ecology to extend and expand burn bans for five counties.

Burn ban lifted in Ferry, Stevens counties

Okanogan County ban set to expire tomorrow

A stage one burn ban has been lifted in Ferry, Stevens and Pend Oreille counties as of 10 a.m. today.

Jones to speak at Bridgeport High School

Erin Jones, candidate for state superintendent of public instruction, will speak to Bridgeport High School students at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 7.

Snow prompts school closures, delays

School delays and closures for Jan. 4.

Burn ban issued for region

The state Department of Ecology announced Tuesday morning that a stage one burn ban is in effect for Okanogan, Ferry, Douglas and surrounding counties beginning at 4 p.m. today.