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ATV roads are hearing topic

OKANOGAN – A hearing is planned Feb. 25 on a proposed ordinance opening more than 90 miles of Okanogan County roads to wheeled all-terrain vehicles.

February 11, 2019 4:57 p.m. read more..

Councilwoman placed on leave

NESPELEM – Andrea George, a Colville Business Council member from the Nespelem District, has been placed on administrative leave amid allegations of an ethics violation.

February 11, 2019 4:52 p.m. read more..

Post celebrates centennial through 'Legacy and Vision'

The Okanogan American Legion Post 56 will be celebrating its centennial this year. The legion was established in 1919, the same year the national organization started. The American Legion was founded in March 1919 in Paris, France, by U.S. World War I military personnel stationed there.

February 9, 2019 noon read more..

Brewster, Oroville share title

Brewster ended up with a share of the Central Washington 2B League boys’ basketball championship after knocking off Bridgeport, 77-40, in the final game of the regular season.

February 9, 2019 midnight read more..

Tigers gain last playoff berth

The Tonasket High School girls’ basketball team advanced to post-season play after edging Bridgeport, 49-42, in a tiebreaker game Feb. 6.

February 9, 2019 midnight read more..

Fair leaders consider policy updates

Okanogan County Fair Advisory Committee Members had first and second readings on several policy updates that, if approved, will be effective for this year’s fair, Sept. 5-8.

February 8, 2019 11:20 a.m. read more..

Man acquitted in assault case

OKANOGAN – An Oroville man was found not guilty of second-degree assault-strangulation or suffocation with a domestic violence enhancement Jan. 29 in Okanogan County Superior Court.

February 6, 2019 6 a.m. read more..

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