Stories for September 2018

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Wednesday, September 19



Two dead in Bridgeport house fire

Fire investigators located two bodies inside the rubble of a house fire yesterday at 760 Old Highland Orchard Road, according to Douglas County Sheriff Kevin Morris.

September 19, 2018 8:24 a.m. read more..
  

EDITORIAL: We have a new look

If you receive our Sunday newspaper (yes, The Chronicle produces a Sunday newspaper in conjunction with the Wenatchee World), you’ve likely noticed a subtle change with our newspaper.

September 19, 2018 midnight read more..


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Monday, September 17



CENTER STAGE: Legends shine at casino

Earlier this month I had the pleasure of seeing two outstanding country music legends - Lorrie Morgan and Pam Tillis - in concert Saturday, Sept. 8, at Mill Bay Casino’s Deep Water Amphitheater in Manson.

September 17, 2018 4:44 p.m. read more..


Problem wolves to be removed

Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) staff have been authorized to lethally remove wolves who have been preying on cattle grazing on federal lands in the Kettle River Range of Ferry County. The authorization, announced Sept. 12, comes from WDFW Director Kelly Susewind, following repeated attacks on cattle.

September 17, 2018 4:41 p.m. read more..


Tonasket hosts Night Out

A Night Out with Tonasket Police event held Friday in Founders’ Park was well-attended by community members, kids and emergency personnel.

September 17, 2018 4:34 p.m. read more..
   

Tribe wins another round against mining company

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. - The Colville Confederated Tribes won another round in its ongoing court battle against international mining company Teck Metals over releases of hazardous substances into the Columbia River.

September 17, 2018 4:19 p.m. read more..
  

Exhibit spotlights 1968 in Washington

OLYMPIA — An exhibition of this year’s Legacy Washington project “1968: The Year that Rocked Washington” opened last week in the Legislative Building, where it will be on display through the coming year.

September 17, 2018 4:07 p.m. read more..
    

Rain, cooler temperatures aid in fire fight

TWISP – Rain last weekend and forecasts for cooler temperatures and higher humidity recovery are helping firefighters get a handle on three wildfires in the western part of Okanogan County.

September 17, 2018 2:08 p.m. read more..
    

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Mount Vernon teacher honored

OLYMPIA — A Mount Vernon family and consumer sciences teacher was named 2019 Washington teacher of the year on Monday, Sept. 10.

September 11, 2018 11:29 a.m. read more..
                        

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Tuesday, September 4

 

Keane seeks queen crown

Katie Keane will be crowned 2019 Okanogan County Fair Queen Sunday, Sept. 9 at the fairgrounds. She will take over the title from 2018 Queen Shelby White from Twisp.

September 4, 2018 9:49 a.m. read more..


White reigns as this year’s queen

After nearly a year of proudly wearing a sash and crown atop her cowboy hat, Shelby White said she’s had a fun reign and is saddened that it’s nearing an end.

September 4, 2018 9:47 a.m. read more..


Fair brings entertainment

A full line up of entertainment, for a variety of musical acts to magic and a hypnotist, is planned at this year’s Okanogan County Fair.

September 4, 2018 9:46 a.m. read more..


OPINION: Welcome to the county fair

I would like to invite you to “Stirrup Some Fun” at the Okanogan County Fair, Sept. 6-10. The Okanogan County Fair Advisory Committee (FAC) has put together a variety of events for you to enjoy.

September 4, 2018 9:42 a.m. read more..
  

Historians offer exhibits, presentations at fair

Memories will be made when the Okanogan County Fair opens on Thursday, Sept. 6, and continues through Sunday, Sept. 9. The usual showing of farm animals - cared through the long spring and summer months by countless numbers of county youth - will vie for that special recognition and ribbon.

September 4, 2018 9:35 a.m. read more..