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Climber dies after fall at Goat Wall Tuesday

MAZAMA — In experienced climber died after a fall while climbing on Goat Wall on Tuesday.

Pilot escapes injury after crashing into pond

WARDEN - A College Place man escaped injury Tuesday night, May 3, when his private plane crashed while en route from Tonasket to Walla Walla.

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Hazardous weather outlook issued

The Spokane office of the National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook calling for scattered thunderstorms and heavy rains throughout most of Eastern Washington, including Okanogan County,

Okanogan school levy falling short of 60 percent

OKANOGAN – A majority of Okanogan School District voters is saying yes to a proposed bond issue, but the numbers are falling short of the 60 percent majority needed for the measure to pass.

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Smoke postpones Friday soccer match

Match rescheduled for May 5

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North Cascades Highway set to reopen Friday

Highway opens in time for state general fish opener

Wyss runs for Senate

Jon Wyss has announced a bid for the state Senate from the 12th District.

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Eastern Washington feels "The Bern"

More than 7,000 raucous Sen. Bernie Sanders supporters rocked the Yakima Valley SunDome last night as the presidential hopeful brought his socialistic views to Central Washington.

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Hughes Department Store closes

A historic business and one of northern Okanogan County’s largest retailers - Hughes Department Store - closed its doors last night.

Two-vehicle accident kills one, injures three

A two-vehicle accident seven miles south of town yesterday afternoon claimed the life of a Tonasket woman and injured three others.

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Flood warning issued

The Spokane office of the National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for Okanogan, Ferry, Douglas, Stevens, Chelan, Pend Oreille counties, along with Shoshone and Boundary counties in Idaho.

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Commissioners set moratorium on marijuana sites

In a surprise decision, county commissioners passed a resolution early Tuesday calling for a moratorium on additional marijuana growing, producing or retail operations within the unincorporated boundaries of Okanogan County for six months or until the resolution is repealed.

Listening session by Governor’s Wildland Fire Council set tomorrow

The first listening session by the Governor’s Wildland Fire Council will be tomorrow morning, Feb. 26, at the Confluence Technology Center, 285 Technology Center Way.

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Tonasket man auditions for LA-based band

An Okanogan County musician is hopeful for his chance at becoming the new lead singer of a Grammy Award-winning rock band.

State plans public meeting on salmon forecasts

The state Department of Fish and Wildlife plans a meeting March 1 on salmon forecasts.

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