Local News

PUD bill increase funds projects

Sheila Corson
Okanogan County PUD

Feb 26, 2021
As Okanogan County PUD continues its plan for critical infrastructure upgrades, the board has approved a 3.25% overall revenue…





Second Escaped Inmate Arrested

News Release


Jan 14, 2021
On Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at about 1:49pm 28 year-old Kristopher Wittman of Bellingham, was apprehended near Yo Yo Rock…

Escaped Inmate in Custody

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Jan 13, 2021
On Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at about 4:14pm 53 year-old Christian White of Rock Island, and 67 year-old Teresa Lancaster of…

Two Escape Okanogan County Jail

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Jan 06, 2021
On Tuesday, January 5, 2021 at about 0615hrs the Okanogan County Jail reported an escape from the facility.  Okanogan County…

Reddick Retiring After 30 Years Service


Jan 05, 2021
Long time Omak librarian Sharon Reddick is retiring at the end of January, 2021 after 30 years of service to the public starting…

PUD approves 2021 budget

Sheila Corson
Okanogan County PUD

Dec 23, 2020
Okanogan County PUD commissioners approved a 2021 budget, including expenditures of $48.9 million, revenues of $56.8 million and…