Local News

Snowpack Delays Road Openings and Firewood Season


Mar 30, 2018
We rely on National Forests for so much; clean air, water, jobs, food, wood and more.  Each year, thousands of people heat their…





Student Arrested for Arson at High School


Mar 21, 2018
A 16-year-old male student has been arrested in connection with the fire that was started in a bathroom stall at Omak High…

Auditors Office Hours Changing

Laurie Thomas, Okanogan County Auditor


Mar 21, 2018
The Okanogan County Auditor’s office, including the vehicle and vessel licensing dept, will move to new hours beginning April…

DRIVE-BY SHOOTING AT THE BLUE MOUNTAIN MOTEL


Mar 19, 2018
Friday night, Okanogan County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the Blue Mountain Motel for a report of a drive-by shooting.…

Son shoots Mother then kills himself


Mar 19, 2018
Sunday morning at around 10:00 AM Okanogan County Sheriff’s Deputies and Brewster Police  responded to a call on North Star Road…

Mission Project draft decision to increase forest resiliency; improve water quality across 50,000 acres


Mar 19, 2018
Credit: USFS/ Paul Nash   In the Libby Creek watershed, USFS Timber Management Assistant, Paul Nash picks his way through a…