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Veteran finds a new home at Home Depot

The store not only built beds for Korean War veteran Martin Silverhall and his dog, it is also feeding fire evacuees.

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Zajac's family releases video in wake of his death

The family of a local fireman killed last week in the Okanogan Complex fires has released a video statement reacting his death.

Fires prompt closure of WIC clinics

Closed Women, Infant and Children clinics are Grand Coulee, Inchelium, Keller, Nespelem, Omak and Republic.

Confluence Health/Omak Clinic closed

Confluence Health/Omak Clinic is closed this afternoon and Friday, but Mid-Valley Hospital and Mid-Valley Medical Group are remaining open.

Art show opens today

Artwork from local and out-of-town artists will be featured during the 35th annual Omak Western and Native Art Show, which opened today and continues through Sunday at the Courtyard Downtown, 28 N. Main St.

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Omak Stampede festivities get under way

The 82nd Omak Stampede and the 80th World-Famous Suicide Race celebration starts today.

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Wippel memorial erected atop Suicide Hill

Local artist Smoker Marchand crafts metal sculpture featuring a cross, Suicide Racers and a starter's pistol

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Perseids meteor shower may be visible from North-Central Washington

The optimal viewing time will be about 3 a.m. Thursday for residents and visitors interested in watching the meteor shower.

Rainier to offer living history program

Mount Rainier National Park will present "Shadows of the Past: a Living History" four times the evening of Aug. 22 at Longmire.

Wenatchee Valley College announces spring quarter academic honors

Wenatchee Valley College releases names of students making President's and Dean's lists

Heggie earns degree

Omak woman graduates from Excelsior College, earns Ewald B. Nyquist Award

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Ferry County prosecuting attorney found dead

Okanogan County Coroner Dave Rodriguez says death is an apparent suicide

Authorities have determined Emma Paulsen committed suicide Thursday night while her estranged husband and children were in Spokane

Stork stepping down from TwispWorks

TwispWorks to begin search for new executive director

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Harnack wins international award

Publisher Roger Harnack was presented the Golden Quill by Chad Stebbins and Gary Sosniecki on behalf of the International Society of Weekly Newspaper Editors during the organization’s annual conference.

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Tonasket Water Ranch nears completion

More than two-dozen community members and supporters of the long-awaited Tonasket Water Ranch gathered this morning in Chief Tonasket Park to put the finishing touches on the childrens’ spray park.

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