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PUD warns of scam

The Okanogan County Public Utility District is warning customers of a scam involving a pop-up computer message.

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North Valley Hospital to discuss hiring of a new CEO

Hospital commissioners will meet at 7 tonight at 203 S. Western Ave.

Candidate filing continues

Several more candidates have filed for political offices since Monday.

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Hungry Hill fire nearing containment

While Colville National Forest crews are gaining ground on a fire near Orient, lightning sparks another small fire in Chewiliken Valley east of Tonasket

NOANet problems affect local Internet service

Problems with the NoaNet broadband system this morning slowed Internet service to end users of the Okanogan County Public Utility District’s fiber-optic network and caused problems for people trying to file for elective office through the state.

Teenager injured when car hits cow

Zacharian Collins was taken to North Valley Hospital for treatment of injuries he sustained after his vehicle struck a cow on state Highway 20

Burglar strikes Oroville School

The Oroville Police Department is investigating a burglary that occurred sometime last weekend at the School District office, 816 Juniper St.

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Stuck truck blocks highway

Southbound traffic on U.S. Highway 97 slowed after tractor-trailer gets stuck on a sandy pull-out area while trying to turn around.

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Orchard burn gets away, sets hillside afire

Fire crews keep eye on blaze near Nighthawk

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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