Local News

Omak Man Jailed on Murder Charge

Oct 16, 2019
A 19-year-old Omak man is in jail facing charges of Second Degree Murder and First Degree Assault after an incident Tuesday…

Okanogan Firefighter Succumbs to Injuries Sustained in Spring Coulee Fire

Oct 03, 2019
Assistant Chief Christian Johnson with Okanogan County Fire District #3 Okanogan, succumbed to his injuries sustained while…

PUD Ends Conservation Loan Program

Sep 26, 2019
Okanogan County PUD commissioners have set Oct. 31 as the last day to accept applications for conservation loans. At the Sept.…

Search Begins for New Omak School District Superintendent

Sep 20, 2019
At a regular  meeting on August 27,  2019, the Omak  School Board  voted unanimously to use the services of a professional…

Homicide Victim Identified

News Release

Sep 20, 2019
The Okanogan County Sheriff’s office detectives continue to investigate the homicide, which was reported June 3, 2019.  The…

Fall drawdown at Lake Osoyoos commences

Sep 17, 2019
Autumn is upon us and the Washington Department of Ecology is drawing down water levels at Lake Osoyoos to winter operational…