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    Editors Note: This press release shows total cases as of April 1. As of 4:30 p.m. on April 2, the Chelan-Douglas Health District website shows a total of 18 cases for Chelan County and 6 cases for Douglas county, for a total of 24 for the two counties.       East Wenatchee – Many...
WENATCHEE - To be in alignment with State and federal guidelines relating to the COVID-19 pandemic, as of March 27, all Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest developed recreation sites are closed until measures are lifted.   Developed recreation sites now closed include campgrounds, Sno-Parks,...
  OLYMPIA – The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) has announced its decision to temporarily close recreational fishing and shellfishing statewide in the wake of Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’s order directing Washingtonians to stay home and stay healthy to limit the spread of...
  PORTLAND, OREGON – The USDA Forest Service is pausing all spring prescribed fire efforts on national forest lands across the states of Oregon and Washington. “We care deeply about our communities across the region and didn’t want to risk introducing smoke from prescribed fire into communities...
  OKANOGAN – Final results have been tabulated and certified by the Okanogan and Douglas county auditors for Washington state’s first Presidential Primary election on March 10 and, at the state level, delegates assigned in accordance with the statewide counts. A Washington State Democrats media...
  OMAK -  The Economic Alliance has created a short Business Impact survey due to our current economic situation. Please take the time to complete it. We need to hear directly from you how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted your business, employees and bottom line. Please take 5-10 minutes to...
  BREWSTER – The Brewster Marketplace Pharmacy and True Value Hardware at 811 U.S. Highway 97 will soon have new owners with the recent announcement that Ag Supply Ace Hardware is purchasing the hardware side and Omak Pharmacy is acquiring the pharmacy business. While many details remain to be...
OKANOGAN - Okanogan County Public Health is reporting two new cases of COVID-19 today (March 27). This brings the total case count to three. The three cases are from two different communities in Okanogan County. These results lend support to our belief that COVID-19 is present throughout Okanogan...
  OKANOGAN - Okanogan County Sheriff's Office primary role in the COVID-19 “stay at home” order is to help educate people about how to comply with orders to stay at home.  I want to emphasize Enforcement means Engagement and Education. We are not being asked to detain, arrest, ticket or establish...
  These are scary and uncertain times.  We are being asked to keep a distance from our friends and fellow community members, we feel isolated at home, and we worry about the health and well-being of our friends and family. We wonder how the economy is going to rebound from all of this, and when...

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