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Wolf captured, collared in Skagit County

State and federal wildlife biologists captured and collared the first gray wolf in western Washington in modern times in Skagit County east of Burlington.

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State confirms calf killed by Sherman pack wolf

At least one calf was confirmed to be killed by a member of the Sherman Wolf Pack last week near Lambert Creek in Ferry County.

Tribal members to cast votes June 24

Colville tribal voters will decide June 24 on who will fill seven positions on the Colville Business Council.

IRS warns of new scam

The Internal Revenue Service is warning people to beware of a new scam linked to the electronic federal tax payment system.

Briefs - June 21, 2017

Briefs for June 21, 2017

Local woman’s parental rights remain terminated

An Okanogan County woman’s parental rights will remain terminated, the state Court of Appeals for Division 3 has decided. The woman, identified in the unpublished opinion as...

Health officials warn of swimmer's itch

School's out, and it’s time to hit the beaches or even the old swimmin' hole. But officials from Okanogan County Public Health are reminding local residents of the dangers of swimmer’s itch.

Colville Business Council expels Nespelem councilman

Colville Business Council member Ricky Gabriel has been removed from the council.

Tonasket Police Department raises funds for K9 unit

The Tonasket Police Department is raising funds for a K9 unit.

Gasoline prices drop 1.3 cents per gallon in past week

Average retail gasoline prices in Washington have fallen 1.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.82 per gallon on June 12, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,666 gas outlets across the state.

Students suspended after rumors of school threats

Several Omak High School students have been disciplined as officials responded June 13-14 to rumors of threats against the school.

Curlew High School scholarships, awards announced

Members of the Curlew High School class of 2017 earned a variety of honors, awards and college scholarships.

Oroville High School scholarships, awards announced

Members of the Oroville High School class of 2017 earned a variety of honors, awards and college scholarships.

Tonasket High School scholarships, awards announced

Members of the Tonasket High School class of 2017 earned a variety of honors, awards and college scholarships.

Main Street Market plans grand opening celebration

The Main Street Market, 1 N. Main St., is having a grand opening celebration Friday and Saturday, June 16-17.