Local News

Snowplow Slides Off Road Into Salmon Creek

Jan 21, 2020
Photos Courtesy of Okanogan County Emergency Management Sunday morning at approximately 7:00 AM, an Okanogan County plow…

PUD Continues Budget Discussions

Sheila Corson

Community Relations Coordinator


Dec 07, 2019
The Okanogan County PUD board continued to discuss the 2020 budget at a Dec. 2 meeting, including the possibility of a 2 percent…

Stage 1 burn ban called for Methow Valley, Chelan and Douglas counties

Dec 07, 2019
A ban on outdoor burning and the use of uncertified stoves and fireplaces begins at 8 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, in Okanogan County’s…

Bear Mountain Luge Prepares for Third Season

Press Release

Dec 02, 2019
Loup Loup Ski Bowl’s Bear Mountain Luge Sledding operation prepares to open for its third successful season.   Natural Luge…

Bowers Arrest on Murder Charge in Connections with his Wife's Death

Nov 23, 2019
On Wednesday, the Okanogan County Sheriff’s office arrested 37-year-old Lance Bowers on First Degree Murder charges in…

19-day closure of Keller Ferry run to begin early December

Nov 22, 2019
Keller Ferry users who travel across the Columbia River on State Route 21 will need to find alternate routes. The M/V Sanpoil…