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Outlook favors warmer temperatures for much of U.S.

A mild winter could be in store for much of the U.S. this winter according to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center. In the U.S. Winter Outlook for December through February, above-average temperatures are predicted across the northern and western U.S., Alaska and Hawaii.

November 7, 2018 12:07 p.m. read more..

Dahlquist recalls service in Korean War

Norm Dahlquist, 86, was a Navy Reserve member when the Northern Korean People’s Army invaded South Korea, and U.S. President Harry S. Truman called on air, ground and naval forces to join United Nations forces in defending the Republic of Korea on June 25, 1950.

November 7, 2018 11:16 a.m. read more..

Gasoline prices to drop across state, nation

For the fourth straight week, gas prices have continued to fall: the national average price for a gallon of gasoline is down 7.0 cents per gallon over the last week to $2.73 per gallon, the lowest level in over 200 days, according to GasBuddy.

November 7, 2018 10:31 a.m. read more..

Lions open state soccer Friday

St. George’s knocked Tonasket out of postseason play 9-0 in a crossover match Nov. 3. The winner advanced to the state 1B/2B tournament.

November 7, 2018 8:10 a.m. read more..

Rams hand Pioneers first loss

Omak lost its lead running back and could not find enough offense to stop the Riverside Rams, which won a District 6/7 crossover football game 26-14 on Nov. 3.

November 7, 2018 8:01 a.m. read more..

Lions run to three-peat

The Liberty Bell High School girls’ cross country team, led by 1B/2B individual champion Novie McCabe, won its third straight state championship Saturday.

November 7, 2018 7:56 a.m. read more..

GUEST COLUMN: School works hard to combat social issues

Over the past two months, our Tonasket school and community have been impacted by several student issues ranging from the death of an elementary student to drug use, depression and self-harm. Unfortunately, these are issues that impact our community and schools too often.

November 7, 2018 midnight read more..

GUEST COLUMN: Wildfire ruling shows double standard

A ruling in Okanogan County over the Carlton Complex wildfire and the state’s related culpability highlights a dangerous double standard in Washington state: While private residents and commercial landowners can be held liable when fire starting on their property spreads onto other lands, the state Department of Natural Resources cannot be held liable.

November 7, 2018 midnight read more..

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