At a ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda this afternoon, 49 Washington State Patrol troopers were sworn in by the Associate Chief Justice of the state Supreme Court Mary E. Fairhurst.
OKANOGAN – The Omak School District’s bond issue request is going down to defeat, according to election night returns.
REPUBLIC – While he avoided commenting on current happenings in Washington D.C., Special Assistant to the Agriculture Secretary and former state senator Brian Dansel talked about his experience on the presidential campaign trail and his first conversations with President Donald Trump during a short speech at the Ferry County Lincoln Day Dinner on Saturday.
INCHELIUM – The Colville Business Council has convinced the U.S. Army Corps to keep the Inchelium-Gifford Ferry running for the season.
Average retail gasoline prices across the state have fallen 0.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.88 as of Sunday, April 23, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,666 gas outlets in Washington.
Ground was broken recently for the new Pateros sign south of town.
About 10 people showed up April 20 for a scaled-back meeting called by U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse to hear constituent concerns.
Three people – two men and a 14-year-old girl – have been charged in Okanogan County Superior Court with first-degree assault in the stabbing of another man.
The state House of Representatives has passed a resolution honoring longtime Colville tribal leader Mel Tonasket.
Briefs for April 26, 2017
Statewide general opener is Saturday, April 22
Tonasket chews up Oroville, 37-1
Grinning makes you feel better
Tonasket stops Soap Lake, twice
Omak, Okanogan win shootouts
I am loving this springtime weather. It seems Mother Nature has finally delivered a bit of sunshine and drier weather this past week.
Eastern Washington University has released its winter quarter dean’s list.
From Okanogan County Auditor’s Office
The Okanogan High School ecology class won the regional and reserve championship awards at the Okanogan Conservation District competition April 19.
The Okanogan County Genealogical Society and the Okanogan County Historical Museum are offering free assistance to people working on family history information.
Wow! Last week’s column was one of those ones that actually makes me happy.
It’s hard to believe that former Omak mayor Dale Sparber passed away nearly 9 years ago.
Letters published April 26, 2017
Have you ever had the feeling, “I have just made history?”
Letters to the editor: April 19, 2017