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Anxiety attack, not bad candy, is source of Omak incident

What was thought to be adverse reactions to candy today at Omak High School turned out to be related to an anxiety attack.

Crews investigate fatal house fire

Officials are investigating the cause of a house fire Sunday morning east of town that claimed the life of a person.

Elizabeth Widel, long-time Chronicle columnist, dies at 100

Long-time columnist Elizabeth Widel, who has chronicled her life, travels and history of Okanogan County since 1957, died Tuesday.

Health officials investigate local West Nile Virus case

Okanogan County Public Health is investigating a suspected case of West Nile Virus in an Okanogan County resident.

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NVH leaders cancel Thursday's board meeting

North Valley Hospital leaders have canceled their regular board meeting originally scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 28. During the last North Valley Hospital meeting, Sept. 14, residents pressed the board of commissioners over what they termed potential illegal procedures and policies.

Update: Silver alert canceled for missing Electric City man

Update: A silver alert for Donald S. Fisher, who had been missing since 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25, has been canceled. Fisher has been found.

Update: Missing at-risk man found

Update: The missing man has been found.

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Tribe seeks information on missing teen

The Colville Confederated Tribes have issued a missing person alert for Leland Travis Toulou, 15.

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Thursday soccer match moved to Okanogan

Time for Bullpup seventh-grade football moved up to 5:30 p.m. at Omak

Level 2 evacuation warning issued for Mazama area

A Level 2 evacuation warning has been issued for the Mazama, Lost River and Rendezvous areas because of the southerly advance of the Diamond Creek Fire.

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Blue Grouse Road fire grows to 40 acres

Fire crews are continuing to battle the Blue Grouse Road fire reported earlier this morning in the Nine Mile area.

Smoke continues to affect outside sport contests

Soccer, cross country canceled as of Thursday morning

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Update (2): Poor air quality cancels Tuesday high school sporting contests

Pioneers not sending athletes to Tonasket cross country, Oroville soccer

Police seek espresso stand robbery suspect

The Omak Police Department is looking for a man suspected of robbing the Pumphouse Espresso stand last night at gunpoint.

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Fire destroys Okanogan home

Okanogan and Omak fire crews responded to a house fire on Valley Street in Okanogan around 1:45 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 21.