Stories for February 2017

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Tuesday, February 28



Card players trump

Buck Workman and Valorie Murray had 1,500 trump in diamonds during pinochle Feb. 21 at the Eagles Club in Okanogan.

February 28, 2017 10:10 p.m. read more..
 

Eating your way out of the house

One of my late husband Glen’s favorite places to roam around by car was an area known as the South Half, a large area across the Okanogan River on the Colville Indian Reservation occupied largely by ranches.

February 28, 2017 9:57 p.m. read more..
  

Dinner benefits wildlife habitat

People wanting to support habitat conservation for elk and other wildlife will have an opportunity during the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation’s North Cascades Chapter banquet March 4.

February 28, 2017 9:34 p.m. read more..
 

Pateros ponders make-up days

The Pateros School Board was scheduled to decide Monday, after The Chronicle’s deadline, on make-up days for recent cancellations because of snow and ice.

February 28, 2017 9:26 p.m. read more..


Council changes spring meetings

The March through June meetings for the Columbia River Council of Governments, governing body of Aging and Adult Care of Central Washington, have been changed.

February 28, 2017 9:25 p.m. read more..


Corrections plans recidivism talk

Hope Cafe, a project of the state Department of Corrections, will be from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday, March 14, at the Okanogan County Public Utility District headquarters, 1331 N. Second Ave.

February 28, 2017 9:25 p.m. read more..


Health group meets March 24

The Okanogan Community Health Initiative will meet at 1 p.m. March 24 at Okanogan Behavioral HealthCare, 1007 Koala Ave.

February 28, 2017 9:23 p.m. read more..


Forest Service seeks camp hosts

The U.S. Forest Service is looking for people to serve as campground hosts. More than two dozen positions are available across the forest, including four at various sites in the Methow Valley Ranger District.

February 28, 2017 9:23 p.m. read more..
  

Council changes online pay fee

The city council, during its Feb. 21 meeting, agreed on a charge for people who enter incorrect bank account information when paying utility bills online.

February 28, 2017 9:20 p.m. read more..


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Friday, February 10



Firefighters exempt from freeze

The acting deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture on Friday, Feb. 3, exempted several positions, including firefighting and law enforcement posts, from the presidential-imposed federal hiring freeze.

February 10, 2017 1:40 p.m. read more..


Gas prices continue to fall

Average retail gasoline prices across the state have fallen 0.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.72 per gallon this week, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,666 gas outlets in Washington.

February 10, 2017 1:23 p.m. read more..


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Wednesday, February 8



Columbia River Road remains closed

The Columbia River Road remains closed near the north end of Omak Lake after a landslide last March, but work is under way to repair the route between Omak- Okanogan and Nespelem.

February 8, 2017 4:23 p.m. read more..
  

Winter storm expected to hit region

Snow, and lots of it. That’s why meteorologists from the Spokane office of the National Weather Service have issued a winter storm warning for much of eastern Washington, in effect until 1 p.m. tomorrow, Feb. 9.

February 8, 2017 11:12 a.m. read more..
              

Friday, February 3



820 (2017-020 Jan. 25, Feb. 1) WAC 197-11-970 Determination of nonsignificance (DNS).

(2017-020 Jan. 25, Feb. 1) WAC 197-11-970 Determination of nonsignificance (DNS). Description of proposal: The Brewster Elementary Modernization and Addition project will consist of a complete remodel of the existing 50,000 sq. ft. elementary and a 27,500 sq. ft. new building addition. The project will include a new parking lot/bus drop off lane and storm water improvements throughout the site. Proponent: Brewster School District

February 3, 2017 6 a.m. read more..

Thursday, February 2



Maycumber sworn in as Sen. Short's replacement

OLYMPIA - Jacquelin Maycumber, legislative assistant to former Rep. Shelly Short, took the oath of office today and joined her House Republican colleagues in committee, in caucus meetings and on the House floor, according to an announcement.

February 2, 2017 2:29 p.m. read more..

Wednesday, February 1

  

820 (2017-011 Jan. 18, 25, Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22) IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF

(2017-011 Jan. 18, 25, Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22) IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON FOR THE COUNTY OF OKANOGAN U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, vs. UNKNOWN HEIRS, LEGATEES AND DEVISEES OF WILLIAM C. HAHN AND LINDA D. HAHN; UNKNOWN PARTIES IN POSSESSION; OR CLAIMING A RIGHT TO POSSESSION; AND UNKNOWN OCCUPANTS, Defendants. Case No.: 15-2-00478-8 SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION

February 1, 2017 6 a.m. read more..