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4.2 magnitude earthquake hits near Oliver B.C.

OLIVER, B.C. – Residents throughout southern British Columbia and northern Okanogan County may have felt the rattle of a 4.2 magnitude earthquake this morning.

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Bail set for shooting suspect

Bail was set at $750,000 today in Okanogan County Superior Court for a Pateros man accused of attempting to kill the president and CEO of Gebbers Farms on Wednesday, Sept. 7.

KREM-2 weather man to broadcast from Brewster

KREM-2 Chief Meteorologist Tom Sherry will broadcast his 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. weather segments tomorrow live from town prior to the start of the Omak at Brewster football game.

Detectives interviewing suspect in Brewster shooting

BREWSTER — A 45-year-old Pateros man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder of Cass Gebbers, president and CEO of Gebbers Farms.

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Pickens North wildfire reaches 600 acres

HAVILLAH - The Pickens North fire has burned an estimated 600 acres, according to the state Department of Natural Resources.

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Crews work to line Pickens North fire

HAVILLAH - The Pickens North fire has burned an estimated 600 acres, according to the state Department of Natural Resources.

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Opening arguments start in Alltus murder case

OKANOGAN – Opening arguments and prosecution testimony began this morning in Okanogan County Superior Court for the October 2014 death of Tunk Valley resident Patrick Alltus. According to court documents, Shalin E. Alltus, 18, is charged with first-degree aggravated murder in the death of her uncle, Patrick M. Alltus, first-degree robbery, theft of a motor vehicle, two counts of theft of a firearm and two counts of unlawful possession of a firearm-juvenile in possession of a firearm.

Meteorologists issue red flag warning

Officials from the Spokane office of the National Weather Service have issued a red flag warning calling for low humidities, high winds and the potential for rapid spread of wildfires.

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Bachtold pleads guilty

Parker M. Bachtold, 18, was sentenced to 30 years in prison after pleaded guilty to the premeditated first-degree murder of 39-year-old Tunk Valley resident Patrick M. Alltus.

ELECTION 2016: County commissioner candidates in tight races

OKANOGAN - Okanogan County Commissioner races are as close as they come.

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Lightning sparks several small fires

More thunderstorms expected to hit region today

Another round of thunderstorms is expected to hit the region this afternoon and early evening, prompting the Spokane office of the National Weather Service to issue a hazardous weather outlook.

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Weather outlook calls for thunder, lightning

Meteorologists from the Spokane office of the National Weather service have issued a hazardous weather outlook for portions of central Washington, including Okanogan County.

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Business Council Chairman Boyd has died

NESPELEM – The Colville Business Council announced that the chairman of the council James Boyd, 60, passed away.

Safe 'n' Sane fireworks allowed in part of Omak

OMAK – Amateur pyrotechnics experts wanting to put on a Fourth of July bash will have to do it within the city limits, but not within the Colville Indian Reservation portion of the city.

County, commissioners facing lawsuit over juvenile division

OKANOGAN - The Washington State Attorney General’s office has appointed a Special Assistant Attorney General to bring legal action against Okanogan County and commissioners Sheilah Kennedy, Jim DeTro and Ray Campbell on behalf of the Okanogan County Superior Court.

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