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Harrowing tale to tell

Omak’s ‘Evie’ LaGrou rescued from cliff in Alaska

An Omak woman rescued last Sunday after falling off a cliff says the experience won’t change her life.

Kinross pursues water use change

Water may be dedicated to dust control, other items

A subsidiary of Kinross recently announced plans to modify its existing water right agreement to support exploratory activity in the Okanogan Highlands.

Search continues for body of missing fisherman

Crews are looking upstream from Chief Joseph Dam

Several more attempts to locate the body of a missing fisherman last week failed to turn up any new information.

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Merchants’ streetscape views differ

Downtown streetscape construction has caused mixed feelings among business operators.

June 15, 2014- News of Record

June 15, 2014- News of Record

Sailing through summer

Children can find plenty to do at camps offering instruction in art, music, drama, sports and general outdoors skills

Children looking for something to help them sail through the summer doldrums will find a variety of camps at which they can hone their music, drama, cooking and general camping skills.

‘Bear Aware’ talk planned

People can learn how to be “bear aware” during an informational session today in the Sinlahekin Wildlife Area between Loomis and Conconully.

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Cariboo Inn restaurant closes

Owner closes longtime Okanogan restaurant during town festival

Bridgeport voters oust Mayor Lynn

Recall election still to be certified; five votes remain

With only a handful of ballots left to count that won’t be enough to tip the scales, Mayor Marilynn Lynn will be recalled from office next week.

Famous producer tells Pateros grads to aim high

Valedictorian says Class of 2014 can take on the world

Ehren Kruger may be a successful screenwriter and producer of several Hollywood blockbusters, but as he told Pateros High School’s graduating class Saturday, it was a long road to get there.

Brewster man charged with attempted rape

Guzman accused of attacking a former co-worker

A Brewster man has been charged in Okanogan County Superior Court with second-degree attempted rape and several other crimes against another man.

Road work to slow traffic

Sealing expected near Tonasket and Leahy Junction

Fog-sealing work is expected this week on local highways as part of a region-wide paving project.

Pateros may expand business district

Area entrepreneurs already showing interest in land

The city may turn an unused landfill into a commercial and recreational area on Starr Road, about two miles south of town, and it has already generated some interest from business owners.

Republic digs in for Prospectors

Festival includes music, parades, ‘Beer’d’ contest

The town’s annual celebration, Prospectors’ Days, begins Friday and will continue through the weekend with a bevy of activities from bingo to music and from a fun run to a softball tournament.

Flag Day centennial set

The community is gearing up to celebrate the 100th year of Flag Day celebrations at the Wauconda Community Hall on Saturday.