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Family Faire is this weekend

Thousands are expected for 42nd annual barter event

An empty field nestled in the Okanogan Highlands will soon become the most populated community in Okanogan County.

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Dance hall era

‘You made your own entertainment’

In an era before computers and cellphones consumed the lives of Okanogan Valley residents, Saturday night dances at local halls were the thing to do for entertainment.

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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.

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Molson festival results announced

People of all ages gathered Saturday under sunny skies to partake in the 20th annual Molson Mid-Summer Festival.

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New 12 Tribes Resort Casino opens today

Flagship facility offers gaming, hotel, entertainment

12 Tribes Resort Casino opens today with a full range of gambling, two restaurants, a nightclub and gaming-floor bar.

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Entertainers to take the stage this weekend

Sixth annual festival kicks off this weekend

The sixth annual Conscious Culture Festival will be this Friday through Sunday at the Okanogan Family Faire site, 72 Cayuse Mountain Road.

Circus tumbles into the Okanogan

Culpepper and Merriweather Circus will give several performances this week in Omak and Oroville.

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Mill Bay announces summer concert series

Summer concert season kicks off June 19 with the Beatles vs. Stones tribute bands

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Tonasket parade results announced

Oroville May Festival royalty was awarded the coveted queen’s choice award Saturday during the town’s premiere Founders Day parade.

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Wotta booked for Conscious Culture show

Full disclosure: I got Bend, Ore.’s favorite son, Mosley Wotta booked at Conscious Culture Festival this year. It wasn’t so difficult — he has a pretty unique selling point: I believe that Mosley performing at Conscious Culture Festival is a matter of destiny... and I have the game tape to prove it.

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Kiting for a brave new world

What if the best stunt kite fliers in the world show up in the Okanogan and there isn’t even a gust of wind the entire weekend?

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Conscious Culture is right around the bend

The sixth annual, Conscious Culture Festival is right around the bend. On June 19 through 21 an estimated two thousand gentle folk will congregate on the Barter Faire grounds near Tonasket. In the grand scheme of world history this is a party has been celebrated since at least the neolithic era.

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Music theater is a rewarding art form

I’m proud to help amplify the good news that Okanogan Valley Orchestra and Chorus — known as OVOC — is presenting the popular and vocally challenging musical, “Into The Woods.”

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Theoretics bass player shares

There are certainly bigger acts than the Theoretics, but few are better, nor more exceptionally suited to headline CCF this year.