Stories tagged: omak
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017, 9:45 p.m.
Omak murder suspect claims victim was a demon
Jared Fudge admitted to killing an 82-year-old man with a machete and a sledge hammer, according to police, claiming he believed the victim was a demon.
Tue., Aug. 2, 2016, 1:44 p.m.
Omak sawmill fined $89,000 for air pollution problems
An Omak, Washington, sawmill will pay $89,000 through a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for violating federal clean air rules.
Sun., July 24, 2016, 6:44 p.m.
EPA fines lumber mill on Colville Reservation for clean-air violations
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has fined a lumber mill on the Colville Reservation $89,000 for repeated clean-air violations.
Fri., Sept. 11, 2015
Firefighters’ camp a small city
OMAK, Wash. – Mike McCann is used to pitching his tent among hundreds of others in a field. He’s used to waiting in line for dinner and a shower after …
Fri., March 28, 2014
Colville Tribes plans $40 million casino, resort
OMAK – The Colville Confederated Tribes hopes to break ground in May on a $40 million casino resort with an 80-room hotel and a restaurant just south of Omak. When …
Sun., March 31, 2013
Omak mill reopening after long shutdown
OMAK, Wash. – The Colville Indian Plywood and Veneer plant in Omak will restart operations this summer after shutting down more than four years ago when the recession hit the …
Sun., Feb. 10, 2013, 5 p.m.
Omak man’s death being investigated
An 88-year-old man was found dead Saturday night at his home at 33 Brooks Tracts just outside of Omak in Okanogan County.
Sun., March 13, 2011
Omak man sentenced in robbery
OKANOGAN – An Omak man who fired one round, nearly hitting a convenience store clerk during a robbery two years ago, was sentenced to 14 years and three months in …
Thu., Sept. 17, 2009
Shooting suspect, released on bail, flees
OKANOGAN, Wash. – Police nationwide are on the lookout for Kino Michael Gomez, the man accused of killing a Black Diamond, Wash., music producer July 17 in Twisp. A nationwide …