Board turns down storage proposal

OMAK – A proposal for the Okanogan Valley Farmers Market to put a shipping container in Civic League Park was turned down March 14 by the Omak Park Board.

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Marchand is FFA star farmer

Krista Marchand of the Omak FFA chapter was named as the Star Farmer at the recent district evaluation in Pateros.

75 Years Ago: Omak Stampede dates moved to July

Omak Stampede dates for this year have been moved up to July 4 and 5, reported president Paul Maley in 1942.

CENTER STAGE: Enjoying the sights and sounds of balloons, Stars

Mother Nature has sure been playing tricks on Okanogan Valley.

Tonasket school board cancels special meeting

TONASKET- The Tonasket School Board has canceled its public hearing scheduled tonight to discuss the “current athletic issue.”

FBI honors Soup Ladies

Ginger “Mama” Passarelli, founder of The Soup Ladies, has been given the FBI Seattle Field Office’s director’s community leadership award for 2016, for her efforts to provide home-cooked meals to first responders in emergency and disaster situations.

Plenty of entertainment on tap this weekend

The entertainment scene in Okanogan County is in full swing this week.

Communities scare up tricks, treats

Several Halloween-related events are on tap this weekend and into Monday as people around Okanogan Country celebrate the ghoulish holiday

Mill Pond Days set for Saturday

NESPELEM – The annual Mill Pond Days celebration will be Saturday, June 18, in town.

Bridgeport Daze kicks off tomorrow

Bridgeport Daze will be tomorrow in the downtown area.

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Curlew Barrel Derby planned Sunday

The 2016 Curlew Barrel Derby celebrations will kick off the morning of Sunday, June 5, and continue through the day in town.

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Founder's Day celebrations kick off Friday

A parade, street vendors, rodeo and other activities are planned June 3-4 during the town’s 82nd annual Founders’ Day celebration.

Saturday brings Okanogan Days

The Okanogan Days celebration will be Saturday, June 4, with a variety of activities, food, a 3-on-3 basketball tournament, street fair and parade.

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McFeron performs in Tonasket

The Ian McFeron Band will host an evening concert Friday, June 3 at the Community Cultural Center, 411 S. Western Ave.

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Guthrie music remembered Saturday

An event to commemorate the 75-year anniversary of Woody Guthrie’s River Songs will be Saturday, May 28 at Grand Coulee Dam.



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