Local News

Suspect in Custody for Threats to Washington Sheriff's over I-1639

Feb 20, 2019
A 23-year-old Omak man was arrested Wednesday morning for allegedly threatening Sheriffs of Washington who spoke out against…

WDFW invites public comments land acquisitions in Okanogan County

Feb 06, 2019
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) is inviting public comments on nine land conservation projects for…

State working to reduce vehicle and wildlife collisions

Feb 06, 2019
The Washington State Department of Transportation is working on a plan to reduce the number of collisions between vehicles and…

Yet another sheriff says he will not enforce gun initiative

Feb 05, 2019
Grant County Sheriff Tom Jones says he will not enforce a gun control initiative that passed last November until it clears…

PUD Extends Moratorium on High-Density Load Customers

Press Release

Sheila Corson, PUD Community Relations Coordinator

Feb 02, 2019
The Okanogan County PUD Board of Commissioners has extended the moratorium on high-density load customers, in order to conduct…

Kretz bill would create wolf sanctuary on Bainbridge Island

Jan 31, 2019
In response to one Western Washington lawmaker's recent bill to completely ban the lethal removal of gray wolves, state Rep.…