Addicts can get help in Drug Court

Participants in the Okanogan County Drug Court program say they lost everything – from their homes to jobs to custody of their children – because of their drug use, but now are working hard to regain what they’ve lost.

Run for the Border set this weekend

Motorcyclists and blues enthusiasts will roll into northern Okanogan County this weekend for the annual Run for the Border.

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Oroville May Fest parade results announced

The eighth-grade royalty was awarded the coveted queen’s choice award Saturday during the town’s premiere grand parade.

Mothers, others walk for peace

The 34th annual Mother’s Day Walk for Peace will begin at noon Sunday, May 14, at the library, 1276 Main St.

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Prohibition topic of museum exhibit

Nowadays alcohol is sold practically everywhere. 

CENTER STAGE: Festivals planned this weekend

It seems the topic of discussion in Okanogan and Ferry counties is flooding.

‘49er Days gallops to Methow Valley

Folks are invited to attend the 72nd annual Winthrop ‘49er Days celebrations this weekend.

Colorama returns to Grand Coulee

Activities for all ages are planned this weekend during the 61st annual Colorama Festival and Rodeo.

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‘Whimsical Woods’ is theme of May Festival

The 83rd annual May Festival will feature a weekend-long lineup of events from royalty coronation to a parade, basketball tournament, bass tournament and the traditional May Pole Dance.

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FBLA groups fare well at state meet

Two students from Okanogan High School have qualified for the national Future Business Leaders of America competition this summer in Anaheim.



Omak school program targets average achievers

A presentation about Advancement Via Individual Determination was given to the Omak School Board on April 25.

CENTER STAGE: How can it be May already?

Can you believe it is May? Where did the time go?

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4-H members compete in pre-fair contest

A pre-fair 4-H qualifying contest was April 24, with two dozen public presentations and demonstrations given.

Camp will go on despite damaged roads

The Okanogan and Omak school districts are preparing for their annual sixth grade outdoor education camps, despite having to deal with roads damaged by recent rainfall.