Omak, Washington

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. Infrastructure services and retail trades were also major industries. About 425 private firms employed a total of 3,332 workers in local industries including manufacturing, retail and infrastructure, at this time. Located within Greater Omak, the adjacent city of Okanogan serves as the administrative center for Okanogan County, the region's largest employer. SR 20 Business '''SR 20 Business''' was a bannered route through Okanagan (Okanogan, Washington) and Omak (Omak, Washington) that followed the former route of SR 20 and US 97 (US Route 97), while SR 20 bypasses the cities along with US 97 along the East Bank of the Columbia River. This route has been replaced with SR 215 (Washington State Route 215). *KQWC-FM, a radio station on 95.7 MHz (Megahertz) licensed to Webster City (Webster City, Iowa), Iowa, United States *KQWS, an FM (FM broadcasting) radio station on 90.1 MHz (Megahertz) licensed to Omak, Washington, United States *KQWY, an FM (FM broadcasting) radio station on 96.3 MHz (Megahertz) licensed to Lusk (Lusk, Wyoming), Wyoming, United States


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Short-Trips-Omak-has-a-big-reputation-and-heart-1156583.php title Short Trips: Omak has a big reputation and heart work Seattle Post-Intelligencer date October 13, 2004 accessdate March 10, 2013 ref>


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. Infrastructure services and retail trades were also major industries. About 425 private firms employed a total of 3,332 workers in local industries including manufacturing, retail and infrastructure, at this time. Located within Greater Omak, the adjacent city of Okanogan serves as the administrative center for Okanogan County, the region's largest employer. SR 20 Business '''SR 20 Business''' was a bannered route through Okanagan (Okanogan, Washington) and Omak (Omak, Washington) that followed the former route of SR 20 and US 97 (US Route 97), while SR 20 bypasses the cities along with US 97 along the East Bank of the Columbia River. This route has been replaced with SR 215 (Washington State Route 215). *KQWC-FM, a radio station on 95.7 MHz (Megahertz) licensed to Webster City (Webster City, Iowa), Iowa, United States *KQWS, an FM (FM broadcasting) radio station on 90.1 MHz (Megahertz) licensed to Omak, Washington, United States *KQWY, an FM (FM broadcasting) radio station on 96.3 MHz (Megahertz) licensed to Lusk (Lusk, Wyoming), Wyoming, United States


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, Conconully, Okanogan, Washington accessdate May 19, 2013 link no


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;showzip true&aid zap2it title TV Listings – Local Broadcast (Zip Code 98841) publisher Zap2it accessdate June 2, 2013 The nearest major television market area (media market) is based in the Seattle metropolitan area.


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last Johnson url http: indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com ictarchives 2004 09 08 colvilles-keller-mountain-tradition-turns-to-suicide-race-93952 title Colville's Keller Mountain tradition turns to 'Suicide Race' work Indian Country Today Media Network location New York (New York City) date September 7, 2004 accessdate February 28, 2013 Several animal rights groups, including Progressive Animal Welfare Society (PAWS), In Defense of Animals and Humane Society


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(USGS). The Moses Mountain, with a summit, sits east of the city, Cushman (1918) (#Cushman), p. 14. while Little Moses Mountain, located above sea level, are adjacent to the Moses Mountain.


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Omak, Okanogan, Washington work Okanogan Valley Gazette–Tribune location Oroville (Oroville, Washington) accessdate March 19, 2013 Newscasters Becki and John P. Andrist own three licensed radio stations

school, two mainstream elementary schools and three virtual schools. Omak High School, built in 1919,

;pg 4113,3967030 title Bond Omak School District work The Spokesman-Review date May 19, 1919 accessdate January 29, 2013 had a 2010–11 enrollment of 435 students, while the Omak


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of Omak accessdate April 3, 2013 are subject to at-large (plurality-at-large voting) elections every two years, rather than by geographic subdivisions.


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Chronicle accessdate April 27, 2013 The ''Okanogan Valley Gazette–Tribune'', based in Oroville, and ''The Wenatchee World'', based in Wenatchee, with an administration office in nearby Okanogan,

Omak, Washington

'''Omak''' ( , Omak is the largest municipality of Okanogan County (Okanogan County, Washington) and the largest municipality in Central Washington north of Wenatchee (Wenatchee, Washington). The Greater Omak Area (Greater Omak) of around 8,229 inhabitants as of the 2010 census (2010 United States Census) is the largest urban cluster (United States urban area) in the Okanogan Country (Okanagan Country) region, encompassing most of its twin city (twin cities (geographical proximity)) of Okanogan (Okanogan, Washington). The population has increased significantly since the 1910 census (1910 United States Census), reporting 520 residents just prior to incorporation (municipal corporation) in 1911.

The land that is now Omak had been inhabited by various Native American (Native Americans in the United States) tribes before the arrival of non-indigenous (indigenous peoples) settlers in the early 19th century. The city began to develop after the completion of the Okanogan Irrigation Project affecting the Grand Coulee Dam and other nearby electric facilities. The housing and municipal infrastructure, along with regional infrastructure connecting the new town (planned community) to other municipalities, were built simultaneously in 1908 supported by the local agricultural industry (Agriculture in the United States). The name Omak comes from the Okanagan (Okanagan language) placename umák , . Omak acts as the gateway to the Okanogan National Forest and consists of a central business district and residential neighborhoods.

Omak is a code city (city government in Washington (state)) governed by a seven-member council (local government) and the state's 4th district (Washington's 4th congressional district). Omak's economy is dominated by the primary industries (primary industry) of agriculture and forestry, although economic diversification has occurred with sawmills and recreational tourism. Nearby recreational destinations include walking trails, state parks (List of Washington state parks) and national forests (U.S. National Forest), such as Conconully State Park, Bridgeport State Park and Osoyoos Lake State Park. The city is home to a weekly newspaper, the ''Omak–Okanogan County Chronicle'', and a Wenatchee Valley College campus. Standards for education in Omak are higher than the state's average, though drugs and alcohol remains a problem among students. The prominent U.S. Route 97 (U.S. Route 97 in Washington) intersects in town, while Washington State Route 155, as well as Washington State Route 215, connects the city to Okanogan (Okanogan, Washington) and Nespelem (Nespelem, Washington), respectively. By road, Omak is located approximately from Kelowna, British Columbia.

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