Lottery to decide who gets to be in Half-Corked Marathon

A lottery, which ends Friday, will determine entries for the fourth annual Half-Corked Marathon.

Karl Arthur Plymale

Karl Arthur Plymale, Omak, was called home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Monday Feb. 3, 2014.

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Manson teachers awarded funds

Teachers receive $10,000 in grants for educational programs

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Seahawks fans rally in Omak

More than 60 people turn out to Hometown Pizza to rally for the Seahawks as they prepare for Super Bowl XLVIII

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Student serves as page for Rep. Kretz

Mountainside Middle School student learns about lawmaking in Olympia

Fires kill two

Saskatchewan snowbird perishes in Oroville RV blaze

A Saskatchewan man died in an early Saturday morning RV fire that officials believe was caused by a space heater.

No appeal for Enloe license

Conservation groups hope to work with utility

In an effort to open discussions with Okanogan County Public Utility District about the future of Enloe Dam, American Whitewater decided not to file an appeal of the dam’s federal 50-year, power-generation license.

Bridgeport mayor subject of recall effort

City Council to consider whether to pay her legal costs

Upon finding out a local man has filed a request to recall the mayor, the City Council planned to meet Tuesday to consider whether the city should pay for her defense.

Fired worker awaits hearing on city lawsuit

Complaint seeks compensation for past, future wages

A hearing date has yet to be set for a wrongful termination lawsuit filed against the city last month by a former employee fired for shoplifting a fruit pie.

Burned employee out of the hospital

Dan McCulloch injured in fire at Grand Coulee Dam

A Grand Coulee Dam worker injured in a Nov. 18, 2013, fire was released from the hospital last week.

Chamber honors top community workers

A who’s who of the city’s business and civic group leaders turned out last week to celebrate the local Chamber of Commerce’s pick for 2013 Citizen of the Year.

Jan. 29, 2014- Marriage licenses

From Okanogan County Auditor’s Office

Protesters march against Roe v. Wade

Marchers stop at Okanogan Family Planning to pray

About 60 pro-life activists walked quietly through the downtown area Wednesday afternoon, sporting signs with phrases like, “Abortion attacks God who is life,” and “Your mother was pro-life.”

Buchanan gets council seat

Fire captain takes spot vacated by city’s new mayor

The city’s newest councilman says he wants to be more than a spectator.

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Okanogan, Ferry counties post lowest Chlamydia rates in state

North-Central Washington counties show mixed rankings for the sexually transmitted diseases