Stories for February 2015


Saturday, February 28


Friday, February 27

Thursday, February 26

Wednesday, February 25


We need to keep our ports open

As a farmer, I understand the extent to which Central Washington depends on a steady supply chain to export those goods. The full impact of the port slowdown on future business has yet to be felt, and it will come at a high cost.

February 25, 2015 midnight read more..

Tuesday, February 24


Sunday, February 22

Saturday, February 21


Thursday, February 19


Wednesday, February 18


Tuesday, February 17


Saturday, February 14


Friday, February 13


WSU wins water rights case

In a challenge to Washington State University's water rights, the state Supreme Court ruled earlier this week that the university chose conservation and, therefore, retains its rights to water.

February 13, 2015 6 a.m. read more..

Thursday, February 12


Wednesday, February 11


White Swan downs Oroville, 60-32

The Cougars dominated the second half of the 2B girls district basketball game to send Oroville to the consolation round Saturday against Waterville

February 11, 2015 5:05 p.m. read more..

Loup Loup ski hill closes

With poor snow conditions, ski hill officials have closed the slope and canceled the scheduled Valentine's Teen Dance and tubing party

February 11, 2015 11:56 a.m. read more..

Enloe decision needs to be made

Ratepayers should demand Bureau of Land Management produce key paperwork so a decision on breaching or re-energizing Enloe Dam can be made

February 11, 2015 midnight read more..

Tuesday, February 10


Saturday, February 7


Friday, February 6


Thursday, February 5

Wednesday, February 4

Malott man sentenced to 20 years

Jesus Duarte-Vela was found guilty of second-degree murder. He was sentenced to 20 years and 4 months for the shooting death of Antonio Menchaca-Naranjo.

February 4, 2015 11:40 a.m. read more..

Supreme Court rules in favor of Pater-to-Twisp powerline

There’s no doubt that the Methow Valley needs a redundant power transmission line to keep energy flowing during times of crisis. Now that the state Supreme Court has weighed in on the related condemnation issue, the door is finally open for the Pateros-to-Twisp power transmission line to be built.

February 4, 2015 midnight read more..

Tuesday, February 3


Sunday, February 1

Injured bobcat euthanized

A bobcat spotted near Canadian Highway 97 near the Kelowna International Airport was euthanized last Wednesday after it apparently was hit by a vehicle.

February 1, 2015 1:46 p.m. read more..