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.

Colorama returns with parade, races and more

Pro-West rodeo performances are Friday, Saturday

Colorama Festival returns this week for its 57th year with popular activities, from a carnival to a parade, helicopter rides, races and more.

Bustam named Colville National Forest district ranger

Tinelle Bustam named district ranger with Colville National Forest

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Girls' art to hang in congressional offices

Two East Valley High School seniors' works of art have been selected as the best in the Fifth Congressional District's 2014 Congressional Art Competition.

Woman accused of kidnapping

Two boys, ages 9 and 11, allegedly threatened with knife, Taser

An Omak woman has been charged with holding two boys under a bed for several hours and threatening to kill them after accusing one of the boys of sexually assaulting her 3-year-old daughter.

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