A Mesa, Arizona, police officer was killed in a motorcycle accident that occurred Monday (Aug. 14) while he was riding on Twisp-Carlton Road, Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers said in a press release Tuesday (Aug. 15). Kurt A. Carlson, 42, was riding with two other friends when the accident occurred at about 7:10 p.m., Rogers […]
Family and friends of Alvin Hymer remembered him with affection and admiration — and secured some degree of closure — after Hymer’s body was recovered from the Columbia River about 4 miles south of Pateros on Sunday (July 9).
Hymer, age 74, had been trying to rescue his two dogs on July 1 when he fell into the …
Two men died and a third was seriously injured in a head-on collision on Highway 153 near the town of Methow on Thursday (July 6). Kenneth Fennix, age 25, of Zillah, and Steve Osburn, age 60, of Clarkston, were pronounced dead at the scene, according to a report by the Washington State Patrol.
A preliminary investigation indicates that a 17-year-old man on a brush-clearing crew died from an alcohol overdose or poisoning, according to Okanogan County Coroner Dave Rodriguez.
Santos Armando Romero Mendez Jr. (known as Armando) was working on a crew …
Final returns from the Aug. 5 primary election show Methow Valley resident Dave Rodriguez, chief criminal deputy for the Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office, with a substantial lead in the race for county coroner going into the November general election. Tallies from the county auditor’s office show Rodriguez with 3,758 votes (62 percent) in one of […]
OSARC trains dogs and their humans for search and rescue missions
By Laurelle WalshHave you ever had that sinking feeling of being turned around in the woods? You most likely got out of your predicament…