Stories for September 2014


Tuesday, September 30

Record number of drag races compete

A record number of races competed in the eighth-mile drag races Sunday at the fifth annual “Rumble in the Valley” challenge at Richter Pass Motorplex in Osoyoos, B.C.

September 30, 2014 3:10 p.m. read more..

Sunday, September 28

Saturday, September 27

Thursday, September 25

Wednesday, September 24


GPS data may resolve wolf issues

Just when you thought the intense discussion over the re-introduction of wolves in Washington state was quieting down, livestock deaths in Stevens County has added fuel to the fire. And the Stevens County Commission has stepped to the forefront of the debate.

September 24, 2014 midnight read more..

Tuesday, September 23

Kinkade's sentencing postponed

The sentencing for former Tonasket High School librarian Elizabeth Kinkade was postponed Tuesday in Okanogan County Superior Court following her attorney’s request to seek a global resolution.

September 23, 2014 2:07 p.m. read more..

Monday, September 22


Friday, September 19

Thursday, September 18


Wednesday, September 17


Attend Oct. 1 fish, wildlife session

It’s that time again when you have an opportunity to make sure the “top brass” at the state Department of Fish and Wildlife hear you. The annual Brewster Roundtable is coming up Oct. 1. It’ll run from 6-8:30 p.m. in the Columbia Cove recreation building, 508 W. Cliff Ave., Brewster.

September 17, 2014 midnight read more..

Tuesday, September 16


Murder suspects held on $750,000 bail

Jose D. Jimenez-Hernandez, 42, Oscar Perez-Torres, 37, and Ramon Arrellano-Lopez, 45, all of Pateros; and Jaime M. Salazar-Gomez, 38, of Orondo, are facing second-degree murder and removal or concealment of a body charges in beating death of coworker.

September 16, 2014 3:11 p.m. read more..

Monday, September 15


Sunday, September 14

Friday, September 12


Thursday, September 11


Wednesday, September 10


Fire, freeze warnings issued

The National Weather service has issued a red flag warning and a hazardous weather watch for portions of Okanogan County and a freeze warning in Ferry County.

September 10, 2014 8:53 a.m. read more..

Outlaws may help improve economy

This weekend’s event provides a new, much-needed opportunity for the community to build on. We hope it encourages other “promoters” to try to bring concerts, comedians, sports, religious and other programs and events to Omak.

September 10, 2014 midnight read more..

Social media the bane of parenting

Many middle and high school students today consider it a rite of passage to have a Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram, Skype, MySpace, Twitter or other social media account. My own daughter believes all the “cool” kids have one.

September 10, 2014 midnight read more..

Tuesday, September 9

Monday, September 8


Sunday, September 7

Saturday, September 6

Thursday, September 4

Wednesday, September 3


Tuesday, September 2