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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…


Sep 19, 2017
Due to Diamond Creek's moderate fire behavior, cooler temperatures and fire line construction, the Level Two (2) Evacuation “Be…

Community Action Wants to Hear From You

Sep 14, 2017
Okanogan County Community Action Council recently released an on line survey allowing community members to voice their opinions…

Public Comments Sought on Okanogan County Comprehensive Plan

Sep 13, 2017
The Okanogan Board of County Commissioners invites the public to offer comments regarding potential revisions to the Okanogan…

House Fire Spreads to Brush, Threatening 10 Homes Near Oroville

Sep 13, 2017
A wildfire burning north east of Oroville has grown to over 32 acres as of this morning. Okanogan County Emergency Manager,…

Level 1 evacuations ordered due to Diamond Creek Fire

Sep 05, 2017
Level one evacuations are now in effect for the communities of Lost River, Mazama, and Rendezvous due to the 95,000 acre Diamond…