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Man, 87, dies in Omak crash; two others hospitalized

The Washington State Patrol said Eugene L. Layton failed to yield when making a left turn from state Route 97 onto Engh Road at about 2:45 p.m. His Buick Lucerne …

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019

Omak man, 23, arrested for alleged threats against Washington sheriffs

Authorities on Wednesday arrested a 23-year-old Omak man who allegedly made Facebook posts threatening to kill law enforcement officers, including Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich.

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 31, 2018

Omak boy, 8, dies after plunge into frigid water

Chanse Tepley and his 6-year-old brother were left unsupervised while playing at a neighbor’s home and wandered into a fenced area near a spillway at Conconully Lake around 2:30 p.m., …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 1, 2018

Pins found in Halloween candy in Omak

Omak Police reported two incidents of sharp pins found in Halloween candy on Thursday, according to a news release.

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 21, 2017

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.

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.

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.

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 …

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 …

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 …

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.

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 …

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 …