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Former tribal chairman dies

NESPELEM – Former Colville Business Council Chairman Mathew “Boobsie” Dick Jr., the great-grandson of the last Wenatchi chief, John Harmelt, died Nov. 18 at his home.

November 20, 2018 9:58 a.m. read more..

PUD learns of wholesale power sales

OKANOGAN – Wholesale power sales by the Okanogan County Public Utility District were $205,178 for October, utility commissioners learned during their Nov. 5 meeting.

November 19, 2018 3:37 p.m. read more..

Pershing crowned as queen

OMAK - Vanessa Pershing was crowned as Miss Omak Stampede 2019 during the rodeo association’s annual banquet, business meeting and awards ceremony Nov. 17.

November 19, 2018 11:01 a.m. read more..

Burn bans imposed in several counties

UNION GAP – A ban on outdoor burning and the use of uncertified stoves and fireplaces began over the weekend in several eastern Washington counties, including Okanogan.

November 16, 2018 5 p.m. read more..

Fires keep crews busy

OMAK – Thanksgiving is this week and some area mountains sport snow, but firefighters are still responding to brush fires.

November 16, 2018 4:55 p.m. read more..

Cyber Monday can be marked locally

OKANOGAN – Lest people think Cyber Monday can be observed only by buying from major online retailers that are the equivalent of big box stores, Okanogan Country businesses offer a variety of items that can be purchased online.

November 16, 2018 4:51 p.m. read more..


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