Local News

Omak Schools Will Seek Bond and Levy in February

Sheila Corson, Communications Officer

Omak School District


Dec 05, 2017
With a huge reduction in the levy, Omak Schools will ask for both a smaller levy and a bond in February 2018, with a net…





Omak PD Warn of IRS Scam

Jeff Koplin, Chief
Omak Police Department

Oct 18, 2017
There is a new wave of IRS scam calls and one of the calls is identified as coming from 509-740-0279. . This is scary because…

Burn Ban Lifted in Okanogan County


Oct 16, 2017
Okanogan County Commissioners decided to lift the Okanogan County Burn Ban with the recommendation from the District Fire Chiefs…

West Nile Suspected in Okanogan County


Oct 12, 2017
UPDATED: Testing has now confirmed that the Okanogan County resident does indeed have West Nile Virus from exposure to infected…

Fall Firewood Gathering Opportunities in Okanogan County


Oct 06, 2017
Hillsides painted with vibrant colors and cool crisp morning air scenting faintly of woodsmoke herald the autumn season in…

Public scoping open for Methow Headwater Mineral Withdrawal Forest Service analysis


Oct 05, 2017
Starting October 5th, the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest will be accepting public comments on the scoping phase of an…