OKANOGAN – The Okanogan County Assessor’s Office recently completed physically inspecting and valuing new construction throughout the county in the past 12 months and new construction was again highest within the boundaries of the Methow Valley School District, making up over one-third of the total.
OROVILLE – This year’s Tumbleweed Film Festival is just around the corner, and the film lineup is complete and ready to wow.
WENATCHEE – The U.S. Forest Service has named the North Cascades Smokejumper Base to be their top pick for serving Eastern Washington over other bases that were under consideration in Wenatchee and Yakima.
MAZAMA – The Diamond Creek Fire burning within the Pasayten Wilderness and Eightmile drainage is now about 12 miles north of Mazama and 5.5 miles south of the Canadian border, according to the latest updates from the U.S. Forest Service.
TONASKET – The state Department of Transportation will begin repairs to the Bonaparte Creek Bridge starting this week.
TWISP – Phase II of the emergency repairs to Loup Loup Pass and Highway 20, where flooding undermined large sections of road, continue this week.
MANSFIELD – State fire assistance has been mobilized under the Washington State Fire Services Resource Mobilization Plan in support of local firefighters working to contain the Hayes Road Fire located near the town of Mansfield in Douglas County.
OKANOGAN – Okanogan County PUD Commissioners approved a two percent rate hike in a special public meeting on Monday, July 24.
OKANOGAN – Early Primary Election results show the two incumbent candidates seeking returns to North Okanogan County offices, Helen Casey for North Valley Hospital Commissioner, and Ernesto Cerrillo for Tonasket School Board, way out ahead in the first count of ballots on election day, Tuesday, Aug. 1.
Smoky conditions affecting Okanogan County, lower B.C. MAZAMA – The Diamond Creek Fire in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest has grown to 5,005 acres and is burning in the steep slopes of the Diamond Creek drainage of the Pasayten Wilderness. It is approximately four air miles from the Billy Goat Trailhead and 16 air miles north [...]