Northern Okanogan County residents got a late Christmas present Monday, Dec. 26, as the Country Store opened its doors in the former Prince's Department Store building, 1000 23rd Ave.
A finding has been issued against the financially struggling Caribou Trail Professional Medical Services Group by the Washington State Auditor's Office, which noted the medical consortium has begun the dissolution process.
The J.M. Smucker Company announced voluntary recall on some canned cat food products due to possible low levels of thiamine (Vitamin B1).
A wind chill advisory remains in effect for much North Central Washington until 10 a.m. today.
OMAK – The Chronicle will have early deadlines for the next two weeks because of the Christmas and New Year’s holidays.
OKANOGAN – A starving cougar attacking dogs on Bawlf Road, west of Buzzard Lake Road, died when one of the dog owners shot the cougar as it was attacking his neighbor’s dog.
OKANOGAN – Law enforcement agencies are investigating at least three reports of imitation $100 bills being passed in the mid-valley area, including one that was used at a student-run Christmas tree lot.
BRIDGEPORT – A 24-year-old man has been charged in Douglas County Superior Court with allegedly having a loaded gun in his vehicle in the Bridgeport High School parking lot Dec. 13.
YAKIMA – A Stage 1 burn ban in Okanogan County begins at 4 p.m. today, Dec. 21, and will continue through at least 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 23, when pollution conditions will be reconsidered.
Public's help needed to find 26-year-old man
Santa Claus will arrive Saturday, Dec. 3, to host a childrenís party at the Conconully Community Hall, 219 N. Main St.
The Malott Grange's annual Santa Party will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, at Serles Corner at the intersection of Old Highway 97 and B&O Road.
The Oroville Chamber of Commerce will host a city tree lighting ceremony at 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3 in Centennial Park, along Central Avenue.
Shoppers will have their choice of bazaars - many with homemade desserts and soups for lunch - this weekend as Christmas shopping goes into full swing.
Events kick off tomorrow night
Though the forecast shows no snow expected this weekend, that's not stopping the Tonasket Chamber of Commerce from putting on the annual Winterfest this weekend.