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Social media helps return mares

Two mares were returned to their owner today after an Okanogan County Sheriff Deputy took the issue to social media.

Prescribed burn planned today for Rendezvous Pass

The U.S. Forest Service will burn underbrush today in the Rendezvous Pass area between Fawn and Cub creeks.

Tonasket council plans special meeting

Council members to discuss wages of interim police chief

Wellpinit man sentenced in sex abuse case

Maurice Loyal Finch was sentenced for 98 months in prison for abusing a boy on the Spokane Indian Reservation.

Voters pass Mid-Valley Hospital bond, Methow Valley schools levies

Hospital measure passing with 64.2 percent support; two Methow Valley schools measures also passing

Landin receives scholarship

Funds support local woman pursuing accounting and engineering degrees

Special election ballots due today

Okanogan County Hospital District No. 3 (Mid-Valley) and the Methow Valley School District are both seeking voter approval to raise taxes.

Wenatchee Valley College releases winter dean's, president's lists

The following students have been recognized for their academic efforts during the winter quarter ending March 20.

Newhouse introduces bill to remove gray wolf from endangered species list

U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-4th District, has introduced a bill to remove the gray wolf from the federal endangered species list.

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Omak, Okanogan bridge work planned

Motorists can expect delays of up to 10 minutes

Motorists headed between downtown and the east side of the Okanogan River can expect delays on Thursday while repairs are done to the Central Avenue bridge.

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Tribal council places pot referendum on ballot

Colville tribal voters will decide in June whether tribal code should parallel state law concerning recreational use of marijuana.

Burglar found hiding in shop

An elderly victim's quick response helped authorities catch a burglar suspect on her rural property.

Stevens County officals vote to reduce recreation district

Stevens County Commissioners voted 2 to 1 to reduce the boundaries of a proposed parks and recreation district that would have served to support a town swimming pool.

Community meeting planned Thursday

Events, economic development to be discussed

A meeting to discuss upcoming Ferry County community events and economic development projects is planned for 6 p.m. Thursday.

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Crews to raise new casino sign

Construction crews soon will raise a marquee sign for the new 12 Tribes Resort and Casino south of Omak off U.S. Highway 97.

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