Stories for July 2016

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Sunday, July 31



North Valley Hospital CEO fired

Observers could have heard a pin drop Thursday night, July 27, when North Valley Hospital commissioners unanimously decided to fire CEO Mike Zwicker.

July 31, 2016 midnight read more..

Thursday, July 28

 

Wednesday, July 27



Lightning sparks several small fires

Another round of thunderstorms is expected to hit the region this afternoon and early evening, prompting the Spokane office of the National Weather Service to issue a hazardous weather outlook.

July 27, 2016 2:35 p.m. read more..
             

Vehicle search thrown out

SPOKANE – Okanogan County Superior Court Judge Hank Rawson was correct in ordering suppression of a vehicle search in a case against a man charged with a fishing violation and unlawful possession of firearms.

July 27, 2016 midnight read more..


Storms batter the area

OKANOGAN – Lightning, thunder and showers blanketed Okanogan County on Monday evening and early Tuesday morning.

July 27, 2016 midnight read more..


Omak store holdup suspect charged

OMAK — A local man was charged late last week with robbery and several other crimes for allegedly holding up the Stampede Mini Market while wielding a knife and a barbecue fork.

July 27, 2016 midnight read more..

Saturday, July 23



Thunderstorm rips through county

A localized windstorm, accompanied by rain and lightning, toppled trees including one that fell on an Okanogan home, and caused scattered power outages in the mid-valley area.

July 23, 2016 6 a.m. read more..
  

Thursday, July 21



Wednesday, July 20

 

DNR to add fire base in Omak

OMAK — The state Department of Natural Resources is taking additional steps to be ready during this fire season, and building a new base at the Omak Municipal Airport is part of that.

July 20, 2016 3:38 p.m. read more..
           

820 (2016-280 June 29 July 6, 13, 20) IN THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED TRIBES OF THE

(2016-280 June 29 July 6, 13, 20) IN THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED TRIBES OF THE COLVILLE RESERVATION Colville Tribal Credit Corporation, a lending institution wholly-owned by the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Indian Reservation, Plaintiff(s), vs. David E. Boyce, Zelda Andrew, Tara Naomi Isam, Jason Boyce and State of Washington Department of Social and Health Services

July 20, 2016 6 a.m. read more..
          

Tuesday, July 19

 

Thursday, July 14



Wednesday, July 13



Officials speak out on Dallas shootings

OMAK – A scenario in which someone targets police officers could occur anywhere, but local law enforcement leaders say they’re thankful they live and work in close-knit communities where most people value them.

July 13, 2016 3:08 p.m. read more..
 

Pateros celebrates with pie, festivities

PATEROS – Events ranging from Jet Ski racing to a parade, basketball tournament and street fair – along with plenty of pie – are on tap this weekend during the 69th annual Apple Pie Jamboree.

July 13, 2016 3:06 p.m. read more..


Council members to be sworn in Thursday

NESPELEM — Newly elected members of the Colville Business Council will be sworn in at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, July 14, in the Lucy F. Covington Government Center on the agency campus south of town.

July 13, 2016 3:05 p.m. read more..


Twisp woman found guilty of vehicular homicide, assault in 2014 case

OKANOGAN — A Twisp woman has been found guilty of vehicular homicide and vehicular assault for a 2014 vehicle crash that killed an Arlington man. An Okanogan County Superior Court jury found Gloria Marie Mathyer, 53, guilty in the death of James E. Stutzman, 56, and for injuries suffered by his passenger, Cynthia J. Stutzman, 60, Arlington.

July 13, 2016 3:04 p.m. read more..


Ballots for primary on way to voters

OKANOGAN – Voters will begin to find ballots for the Aug. 2 Primary in their mailboxes soon. The Okanogan County Auditor’s office dropped ballots in the mail today. The Ferry County Auditor’s office expects to start sending their ballots out on Friday.

July 13, 2016 2:53 p.m. read more..
 

820 (2016-280 June 29 July 6, 13, 20) IN THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED TRIBES OF THE

(2016-280 June 29 July 6, 13, 20) IN THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED TRIBES OF THE COLVILLE RESERVATION Colville Tribal Credit Corporation, a lending institution wholly-owned by the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Indian Reservation, Plaintiff(s), vs. David E. Boyce, Zelda Andrew, Tara Naomi Isam, Jason Boyce and State of Washington Department of Social and Health Services

July 13, 2016 6 a.m. read more..
               

Tuesday, July 12



Wednesday, July 6

    

820 (2016-278 June 29, July 6, 13, 20) IN THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE

(2016-278 June 29, July 6, 13, 20) IN THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED TRIBES OF THE COLVILLE RESERVATION Colville Tribal Credit Corporation, a lending institution wholly-owned by the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Indian Reservation Plaintiff(s), vs. Estate of Michael W. Rounds, Estate of Rachel A. Rounds,

July 6, 2016 6 a.m. read more..
 

820 (2016-280 June 29 July 6, 13, 20) IN THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED TRIBES OF THE

(2016-280 June 29 July 6, 13, 20) IN THE TRIBAL COURT OF THE CONFEDERATED TRIBES OF THE COLVILLE RESERVATION Colville Tribal Credit Corporation, a lending institution wholly-owned by the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Indian Reservation, Plaintiff(s), vs. David E. Boyce, Zelda Andrew, Tara Naomi Isam, Jason Boyce and State of Washington Department of Social and Health Services

July 6, 2016 6 a.m. read more..
       

Tuesday, July 5