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Boulder temporarily blocks one lane of highway

A boulder temporarily blocked one lane of state Highway 155 near Disautel Pass this morning.

Voters say yes to levies, no to recreation district, bond

Local voters are overwhelmingly turning down a proposition to create a Methow Valley Recreation District, according to Tuesday’s preliminary results for the special election.

State loses No Child Left Behind waiver for public schools

Federal officials pull will not renew waiver in wake of teacher union's objection to competency evaluations that include student academic achievement

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Egg hunters win prize baskets

Children turn out for Easter egg hunts

Outage is for fiber optics, not electricity

Fiber-optic outage planned for early Friday morning

Taylor Woodstone Job Fair

The Colville Confederated Tribes and Taylor Woodstone will be hosting a job fair: When: Wednesday, April 30, two sessions: from 10 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Brewster seeks comments on grant for new police vehicle

The Brewster City Council has scheduled a public hearing Friday to consider comments on a $35,000 federal grant and loan to purchase a new police car.

Voters say yes to levies, no to recreation district, bond

Preliminary special election tally shows voter overwhelmingly rejecting a ballot measure to create a Methow Valley Recreation District

Human remains may be those of missing Twisp man

Sheriff Frank Rogers says authorities believe they have found the remains of Nicholas A. Totora, who was reported missing June 3, 2012

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Portion of Freund Canyon Trail closed

Logging operations prompt closure of three-mile stretch of Freund Canyon Trail

Spring burning delayed by unfavorable weather

Unfavorable weather conditions have postponed spring prescribed burning today in the Methow Valley Ranger District. The district had planned to do some under-burning on about 20 acres in the Fawn Creek area about 10 miles west of town.

Road repaving project open house set for Wednesday

An open house, to answer questions about the state’s project to repave the main road through Okanogan and Omak, is planned for Wednesday.

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Engine No. 1 hits the road for centennial

The Omak Fire Department’s engine No. 1 hit the road Thursday morning for a drive from the Okanogan Fire Hall Museum to Omak for the department’s centennial celebration on Saturday.

Weather prompts burning delay

Weather prompts delay in spring burning in Methow Valley

State Patrol seeks help locating sexual misconduct suspect

Authorities trying to find Minnesota sexual misconduct suspect last known to be in Washington state

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