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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.

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.

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.

Pridefest returns Sunday

With signature rainbow-colored flags and outfits, games and even a drag queen competition, the Methow Valley Pridefest makes its return Sunday.

Art abounds in downtown Omak

Art will abound downtown during the annual Omak Kiwanis Art in the Park event, which is being joined by Paint the Town and a “Chair-ity” auction.

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Hang with Jack Black? Yes, you can

Tonasket residents’ actor son offers prize in fundraiser for Water Ranch

One lunch charity raffle winner will be able hang out with famous Hollywood actor and musician Jack Black this month, and at the same time help support the proposed Tonasket Water Ranch and Pool Project.

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Crash claims longtime rodeo cowboy Condon

Funeral service is Monday at tribes’ Omak Longhouse

Larry “Little Beaver” Condon and friends were shooting the breeze when someone asked the famous bullrider how the heck he got to Madison Square Garden for competition in the 1960s.

Librarian arraigned in school sex case

Elizabeth Kinkade pleads not guilty to allegations of sexual contact with Tonasket student

Former Tonasket High School librarian Elizabeth Kinkade has pleaded not guilty to five counts of first-degree sexual misconduct with a minor.

Food stamps on the rise

Okanogan County saw need boom during recession

Nearly a quarter of all Okanogan County residents were on food stamps at the height of the recent recession in 2011.

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Six sign up to help local children

New Court Appointed Special Advocates sworn into office

Key Award presented

A state organization has given an award to Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle Publisher Roger Harnack for calling out Three Rivers Hospital’s violation of the Open Public Meetings Act.

Candidates file for office

Two people filed for the Ferry County sheriff’s position on the first day of election filing Monday.

Young survivor opens Relay for Life

Family plans celebration pool party this summer

A 9-year-old boy who successfully battled a Willms tumor will cut the ribbon at this year’s Relay for Life fundraiser for the American Cancer Society.

Okanogan County Fair positions eliminated

Changes just part of a ‘bigger plan,’ official says

Okanogan County commissioners’ decision to eliminate two employee positions at the fairgrounds last week has been met with some outrage.

May Festival features full lineup

Traditional May Pole Dance set for Saturday afternoon

This weekend’s 80th 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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