Stories for March 2016


Thursday, March 31

Wednesday, March 30


Tuesday, March 29

Friday, March 25

Eastern Washington feels "The Bern"

More than 7,000 raucous Sen. Bernie Sanders supporters rocked the Yakima Valley SunDome last night as the presidential hopeful brought his socialistic views to Central Washington.

March 25, 2016 12:08 p.m. read more..

Thursday, March 24

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Wednesday, March 16


Tuesday, March 15

Ground sinks beneath train

RIVERSIDE – Rain-saturated ground gave way beneath a southbound train Monday afternoon, causing five cars of the 52-car train to derail.

March 15, 2016 1:03 p.m. read more..

Bureau may revive Conconully resort

CONCONULLY — U.S. Bureau of Reclamation officials met with local residents Friday to unveil the beginning steps of a two-phase project to reopen the Conconully Lake Resort and associated RV park.

March 15, 2016 1 p.m. read more..

Lee changes plea in deaths

MOSCOW, Idaho — A former Tonasket resident accused of killing three people changed his plea last Friday in a Latah County Superior Courtroom.

March 15, 2016 1 p.m. read more..

Thursday, March 10


Wednesday, March 9

Flood warning issued

The Spokane office of the National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for Okanogan, Ferry, Douglas, Stevens, Chelan, Pend Oreille counties, along with Shoshone and Boundary counties in Idaho.

March 9, 2016 12:27 p.m. read more..

Rain causes flash flooding

Repairs are planned Friday for a section of Highway 153 damaged by a mudslide and flooding early Sunday morning during heavy rain.

March 9, 2016 midnight read more..

Tuesday, March 8


Commissioners set moratorium on marijuana sites

In a surprise decision, county commissioners passed a resolution early Tuesday calling for a moratorium on additional marijuana growing, producing or retail operations within the unincorporated boundaries of Okanogan County for six months or until the resolution is repealed.

March 8, 2016 11:53 a.m. read more..

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Thursday, March 3


Wednesday, March 2


Okanogan seeks safety upgrades

Voters in the Okanogan School District will be asked in April to approve the sale of $6.5 million in bonds to pay for improvements to athletic facilities, construction of three classrooms and addition of a variety of security upgrades.

March 2, 2016 midnight read more..

Afternoon fire razes Omak home

A fire of undetermined cause destroyed a Dayton Street house Sunday afternoon, forcing one of the home’s residents to flee through a window.

March 2, 2016 midnight read more..

820 (2016-091 March 2, 23)TS #60128-25659-NJ-WA APN #3521200023/ 3521300044

(2016-091 March 2, 23) TS #60128-25659-NJ-WA APN #3521200023/ 3521300044 Reference Number: 3106013 Abbreviated Legal: PT S1/2 SW 1/4, SEC 30 T35N R21E Grantor: Gabrielle S. Childers and Louis R. Childers Grantee: North Cascade Trustee Services Inc. Original Beneficiary: MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR GREENPOINT MORTGAGE

March 2, 2016 midnight read more..

Tuesday, March 1

Fire damages Twisp River Pub

Fire swept through part of the Twisp River Pub building early Monday morning, with the rest of the business suffering extensive smoke damage.

March 1, 2016 2 p.m. read more..