Okeechobee Newswire

Okeechobee Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Okeechobee, FL.

Results 1 - 20 of 122 for "u:wptv.com" in Okeechobee, FL

  1. Bike rider killed in Okeechobee crash ID'dRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | WPTV Local News

    The Florida Highway Patrol has identified a bicyclist who died after being struck by a pickup truck in late November in Okeechobee County. Dominique Dorsinvil, 77, of Okeechobee was trying to cross State Road 70 from NE 14th Street around 6 p.m. November 30th.

    Comment?

  2. Abandoned mini horse needs a home by FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 17 | WPTV Local News

    OKEECHOBEE, Fla. - The Okeechobee County Sheriff's Office is searching for the owner or a future owner of a flaxen mane and tail stud mini horse.

    Comment?

  3. Rick Scott considering bid for US Senate in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 15 | WPTV Local News

    During a wide-range interview with reporters on Tuesday, Scott conceded that seeking the seat held by U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson is an option for him in 2018. Scott spoke of his intentions while attending the Republican Governors Association annual conference in Orlando.

    Comment?

  4. Corps suspending St. Lucie Estuary water flowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2016 | WPTV Local News

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Thursday it will suspend water flowing from Lake Okeechobee to the St. Lucie Estuary and reduce flows to Caloosahatchee Estuary. It said no water from the lake will be released through the St. Lucie Lock near Stuart.

    Comment?

  5. Okeechobee woman dies after crashing into canalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | WPTV Local News

    Florida Highway Patrol says 42-year-old Shannon Wakelee was driving a 2013 Ford Focus eastbound on State Road 70 at 6:36 a.m., when her vehicle traveled through the grass median and across the westbound lanes of traffic.

    Comment?

  6. Tracking the impact of algae blooms on sea lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | WPTV Local News

    High Surf Advisory issued October 12 at 8:11PM EDT expiring October 13 at 10:00AM EDT in effect for: Brevard, Indian River, Martin, Saint Lucie, Volusia Coastal Flood Statement issued October 12 at 6:18PM EDT expiring October 13 at 10:00PM EDT in effect for: Broward, Miami-Dade, Palm Beach The thick, green mats of algae in the Indian River Lagoon haven't been seen for months, but chances are they will return. Researchers with FAU Harbor Branch are aiming to learn more about how the blooms, or other factors like Lake Okeechobee discharges impact sharks and stingrays.

    Comment?

  7. Pahokee residents breathe sigh of reliefRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2016 | WPTV Local News

    Coastal Flood Advisory issued October 7 at 4:00PM EDT expiring October 8 at 4:00AM EDT in effect for: Brevard, Indian River, Martin, Saint Lucie Tropical Storm Warning issued October 7 at 8:24AM EDT expiring October 7 at 8:00PM EDT in effect for: Indian River Tropical Storm Warning issued October 7 at 8:24AM EDT expiring October 7 at 8:00PM EDT in effect for: Saint Lucie Tropical Storm Warning issued October 7 at 8:24AM EDT expiring October 7 at 8:00PM EDT in effect for: Okeechobee Tropical Storm Warning issued October 7 at 8:24AM EDT expiring October 7 at 8:00PM EDT in effect for: Martin Hurricane Warning issued October 4 at 11:15PM EDT expiring October 5 at 7:15AM EDT in effect for: Indian River Hurricane Warning issued October 4 at 11:15PM EDT expiring October 5 at 7:15AM EDT in effect for: Martin Hurricane Warning issued October 4 at 11:15PM EDT expiring October 5 at 7:15AM EDT in ... (more)

    Comment?

  8. FPL: Thousands without power in South FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | WPTV Local News

    Tropical Storm Warning issued October 6 at 8:22PM EDT expiring October 7 at 4:30AM EDT in effect for: Broward Tropical Storm Warning issued October 4 at 10:52PM EDT expiring October 5 at 7:00AM EDT in effect for: Broward, Miami-Dade Tropical Storm Warning issued October 6 at 8:22PM EDT expiring October 7 at 4:30AM EDT in effect for: Broward Tropical Storm Warning issued October 4 at 10:52PM EDT expiring October 5 at 7:00AM EDT in effect for: Broward, Miami-Dade Hurricane Warning issued October 4 at 10:52PM EDT expiring October 5 at 7:00AM EDT in effect for: Palm Beach Tropical Storm Warning issued October 6 at 8:22PM EDT expiring October 7 at 4:30AM EDT in effect for: Broward Hurricane Warning issued October 4 at 10:52PM EDT expiring October 5 at 7:00AM EDT in effect for: Palm Beach Hurricane Warning issued October 4 at 10:52PM EDT expiring October 5 at 7:00AM EDT in effect for: Palm ... (more)

    Comment?

  9. SLC business opens up as shelterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | WPTV Local News

    Hurricane Warning issued October 4 at 10:52PM EDT expiring October 5 at 7:00AM EDT in effect for: Broward Hurricane Warning issued October 4 at 10:52PM EDT expiring October 5 at 7:00AM EDT in effect for: Palm Beach Hurricane Warning issued October 4 at 10:52PM EDT expiring October 5 at 7:00AM EDT in effect for: Broward Hurricane Warning issued October 4 at 10:52PM EDT expiring October 5 at 7:00AM EDT in effect for: Palm Beach Hurricane Warning issued October 4 at 10:52PM EDT expiring October 5 at 7:00AM EDT in effect for: Palm Beach Tropical Storm Warning issued October 4 at 10:52PM EDT expiring October 5 at 7:00AM EDT in effect for: Broward, Miami-Dade Hurricane Warning issued October 4 at 10:52PM EDT expiring October 5 at 7:00AM EDT in effect for: Broward Tropical Storm Warning issued October 4 at 10:52PM EDT expiring October 5 at 7:00AM EDT in effect for: Broward, Miami-Dade Hurricane ... (more)

    Comment?

  10. Live at 9 a.M.: Gov. Scott news conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | WPTV Local News

    Hurricane Warning issued October 4 at 10:52PM EDT expiring October 5 at 7:00AM EDT in effect for: Broward Hurricane Warning issued October 4 at 10:52PM EDT expiring October 5 at 7:00AM EDT in effect for: Palm Beach Tropical Storm Warning issued October 4 at 10:52PM EDT expiring October 5 at 7:00AM EDT in effect for: Broward, Miami-Dade Tropical Storm Warning issued October 4 at 10:52PM EDT expiring October 5 at 7:00AM EDT in effect for: Broward, Miami-Dade Hurricane Warning issued October 4 at 10:52PM EDT expiring October 5 at 7:00AM EDT in effect for: Palm Beach Hurricane Warning issued October 4 at 10:52PM EDT expiring October 5 at 7:00AM EDT in effect for: Palm Beach Hurricane Warning issued October 4 at 10:52PM EDT expiring October 5 at 7:00AM EDT in effect for: Broward Hurricane Warning issued October 4 at 10:52PM EDT expiring October 5 at 7:00AM EDT in effect for: Broward Hurricane ... (more)

    Comment?

  11. Algae making reappearance on Treasure CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | WPTV Local News

    At former Martin County algae hot spots in Rio, and under the Roosevelt Bridge in Stuart, there was no algae easily spotted Wednesday. At the St. Lucie Lock and Dam, on the other side of the gates, you can see green slicks of algae as fish poke their heads above the surface.

    Comment?

  12. Fatal crash on State Road 70 in Okeechobee Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 26, 2016 | WPTV Local News

    The Florida Highway Patrol said all eastbound and westbound lanes of State Road 70 near NE 70th Avenue in Okeechobee County were closed Monday morning after a fatal crash.

    Comment?

  13. Lake Okeechobee discharges bring algae concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2016 | WPTV Local News

    The Army Corps of Engineers has begun discharging 1.1 billion gallons a day into the St. Lucie River. Now residents and business owners fear another round of algae blooms is coming.

    Comment?

  14. Manhunt in Martin County ends with arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2016 | WPTV Local News

    After searching for nearly twelve hours, law enforcement authorities in Martin County finally caught the man accused of an armed robbery in Okeechobee County. Bryant is accused of an armed robbery in Okeechobee County at a Shell gas station around 11 p.m. Sunday night.

    Comment?

  15. Wreath laying commemorates Hurricane of 1928Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2016 | WPTV Local News

    A wreath laying ceremony was held in West Palm Beach Friday to commemorate the people who died from the devastating hurricane of 1928. On Sept.

    Comment?

  16. Glades residents not happy with proposed fixRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | WPTV Local News

    Reverend Patricia Wallace has fond memories spending 62 years in Pahokee. "I picked beans, I've cut celery, I've packed corn."

    Comment?

  17. Residents: CEPP helps, but not nearly enoughRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | WPTV Local News

    Thursday, the U.S. Senate approved its water resources bill. Included in that was the Central Everglades Planning Project.

    Comment?

  18. Flows from Lake Okeechobee to increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2016 | WPTV Local News

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Thursday plans to increase the amount of water flowing from Lake Okeechobee over the next week. The target flow for the St. Lucie Estuary will increase to 1,170 cubic feet per second , which is measured at the St. Lucie Lock & Dam.

    Comment?

  19. Former EPA administrator visiting Treasure CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2016 | WPTV Local News

    Hillary Clinton is sending a representative to the Treasure Coast Monday for a first-hand look at the algae crisis. This comes after Martin County commissioners voted to send a letter to both Clinton and Trump asking them to come to the treasure coast and witness the problems with algae.

    Comment?

  20. 155-mile paddleboard trip to help homeless vetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2016 | WPTV Local News

    Paddleboarding is very popular here in South Florida, but Delray resident John Davidson is taking it to the next level, paddling cross-state on a 155-mile, seven-day trip. He's making this challenging trip to raise money for the Stand Down House in Lake Worth, which helps homeless veterans.

    Comment?

Okeechobee Job Listings
View or post Okeechobee job listings on Topix.
Okeechobee Real Estate
News, listings, and foreclosures in Okeechobee from Topix.
Okeechobee Mortgages
Find mortgage rates in Okeechobee on Topix.