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Deadline looms for Oh, Baby

Deadline looms for Oh, Baby

Bill would expand broadband access

A bill aimed at expanding access to broadband services in rural areas is before the state Senate.

Bill would create veteran service officer positions

State Rep. Jacquelin Maycumber, R-Republic, has introduced legislation to help veterans in northeast Washington access the services and benefits they’ve earned.

Appeals court: Omak man's convictions will stand

An Omak man’s convictions for several felonies will stand, the state Court of Appeals for Division 3 has decided.

Legislators plan 'telephone town hall' event

A “telephone town hall” meeting is planned Tuesday, Jan. 23, by 7th District legislators.

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One for the fans: Brewster singer’s new album pays tribute

As a fledgling Americana singer, Brittany Jean feared moving from the Midwest to Brewster in 2013 might be a career stopper.

Grant will help with alternative teaching certification

The North Central Educational Service District has been awarded $280,000 in grant funding as part of the alternative teaching certification program, which is designed to encourage individuals to become public education teachers.

Kretz proposes bill to address Hirst water decision

State Rep. Joel Kretz, R-Wauconda, has introduced a bill to address the Hirst water decision.

City tables discussion on failing water system

The city council tabled a discussion on what to do with a failing water system on the east side of Lake Osoyoos during a Jan. 2 city council meeting.

Strategic planning workshop aimed at non-profit groups

A workshop on strategic planning in non-profit groups will be March 28.

Two Okanogan students win regional art awards

Two Okanogan High School students have won awards in the regional Scholastic Art Competition.

Poole selected for state all-start volleyball tournament

The 5-5 outside hitter led the state in serving last season

Okanogan council OKs agreement with unions

The city council has approved a memorandum of agreement with two unions.

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Boys' basketball: Bridgeport boys upset Manson

Mustangs winning for coach McFadden recovering from burns Seattle

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Hundreds line up for grocery jobs

Almost 250 people showed up Wednesday, Jan. 10, to apply for jobs at the new Okanogan Market IGA.

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Wrestling: Tonasket claims Apple Pie championship

Omak's No. 1-ranked Nanpuya out after breaking arm

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North Valley Hospital leaders discuss bylaws

Things may be looking up for North Valley Hospital.


I want to thank the Omak School District for that great Facebook live video they did last Jan. 4. It was very informative.

EDITORIAL: Communities need to work, plan together

Far too often residents of Okanogan County and neighboring Ferry County seem to say there’s never much to do around the region.

GUEST COLUMN: Would you cast a vote for levy, bond?

Would you cast a yes vote for the upcoming Omak School District levy if you knew we would raise about a million dollars of local money that would be matched by $6 million from the state?


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