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Junior boys Warrior Stampede results posted

Nine-year-old Joseph Richards of Omak is the fastest junior boy in the obstacle course race

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Junior girls Warrior Stampede results posted

Maria Duncan of Omak is the fastest girl on the obstacle course

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Man suspected of dealing drugs out of park

Okanogan man arrested by deputies for allegedly selling drugs out of a tent

Governor plans to visit Okanogan County

Gov. Jay Inslee plans to visit Twisp, Winthrop and Pateros tomorrow.

Grubstake golf tournament returns Saturday

The annual Grubstake Open golf tournament returns Saturday at the Okanogan Valley Golf Club, 105 Danker Cutoff Road.

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Brewster salmon derby raises $1,700 for fire victims

The ninth annual Budweiser-Lowrance King Salmon Derby on Aug. 1-3 raised $1,700 in a raffle for a YETI cooler that benefited victims of the Carlton Complex fires.

Sinlahekin to discuss reptiles, geology

The Sinlahekin Wildlife Area will host its fourth summer educational program, Aug. 23-24.

Electricity restored to Malott, Methow Valley

Electricity was restored yesterday afternoon to Malott and the Methow Valley, about four hours after a problem developed along the Loup Loup transmission line west of town.

Republic Reducing Alcohol and Drug use Coalition to host webinar

n online seminar to discuss social determinates of health in rural communities will take place at noon Aug. 20 in the Republic Reducing Alcohol and Drug use Coalition office.

Electricity down from Malott to the Methow

The area from just south of Okanogan to Malott and across the mountains to the Methow Valley is without electricity this afternoon.

Weather Service issues additional alerts for region

The National Weather Service has issued several watches and warnings for the region through Friday.

Rain dampens fire slightly; storm spawns three new fires

Rain that fell Tuesday night over the Devil’s Elbow Fire raised humidity, but didn’t do much toward putting out the 20,287-acre blaze on the Colville Indian Reservation.

Keller Ferry restores service following steering issues

Steering control issue resolved on Keller Ferry

Severe weather expected to hit the region

The National Weather Service has issued several watches and warnings for the region through Thursday.

Keller Ferry service suspended for steering issues

The state Department of Transportation announced Tuesday the temporary closure of the Keller Ferry.

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Two arrested on suspicion of arson for back fires

Two Twisp men have been arrested on suspicion of first-degree arson for allegedly starting a back fire on Benson Creek Road within the Carlton Complex fire area.

Inslee plans appeal of federal disaster assistance denial

Gov. Jay Inslee is appealing a presidential decision to deny assistance to individuals impacted by the Carlton Complex fire.

Outdoor burning banned on state-protected lands

The state Department of Natural Resources is expanding the current statewide burn ban to cover all outdoor burning on department-protected lands.

Fire information meeting planned in Keller

A community meeting is planned at 7 tonight, Monday, at the Keller Community Center, 11669 state Highway 21, about the Devil’s Elbow Fire on the Colville Indian Reservation.

Fire recovery workshop planned in Pateros

A fire recovery workshop is planned for 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 16, at Pateros City Hall, 113 Lakeshore Drive.

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