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Winter carnival planned tomorrow

The Tonasket Elementary School’s Parent Teachers Organization will host a winter carnival tomorrow night.

Two-vehicle accident kills one, injures three

A two-vehicle accident seven miles south of town yesterday afternoon claimed the life of a Tonasket woman and injured three others.

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Ground sinks beneath train

RIVERSIDE – Rain-saturated ground gave way beneath a southbound train Monday afternoon, causing five cars of the 52-car train to derail.

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Lee changes plea in deaths

MOSCOW, Idaho — A former Tonasket resident accused of killing three people changed his plea last Friday in a Latah County Superior Courtroom.

Glass pieces in Nestle products prompts recall

Nestle is recalling some DiGiorno, Lean Cuisine and Stouffer's products due to the the potential of glass pieces within in the food, according to a statement from Nestle released today.

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Resort on agenda for special meeting

A special meeting is planned to discuss the fate of the Conconully Lake Resort.

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Flood warning issued

The Spokane office of the National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for Okanogan, Ferry, Douglas, Stevens, Chelan, Pend Oreille counties, along with Shoshone and Boundary counties in Idaho.

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Wolf spotted near Wauconda

Lone animal ‘not afraid’ as ranchers try to scare it

What was once a creature relegated to fairy tales is becoming real and close to home to ranchers in the Okanogan Highlands.

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Rain causes flash flooding

Repairs are planned Friday for a section of Highway 153 damaged by a mudslide and flooding early Sunday morning during heavy rain.

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Tonasket welcomes Texas Diner

Local folks craving a taste of Texas cuisine can now have their needs met at the Texas Family Diner, 220 Whitcomb Ave.

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Commissioners set moratorium on marijuana sites

In a surprise decision, county commissioners passed a resolution early Tuesday calling for a moratorium on additional marijuana growing, producing or retail operations within the unincorporated boundaries of Okanogan County for six months or until the resolution is repealed.

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Balloons take flight tomorrow

Brilliantly colored balloons are scheduled to soar over the Methow Valley this weekend during the 19th annual Winthrop Balloon Festival.

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Afternoon fire razes Omak home

Donations sought to help local family

A fire of undetermined cause destroyed a Dayton Street house Sunday afternoon, forcing one of the home’s residents to flee through a window.

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Okanogan seeks safety upgrades

Voters in the Okanogan School District will be asked in April to approve the sale of $6.5 million in bonds to pay for improvements to athletic facilities, construction of three classrooms and addition of a variety of security upgrades.

Fire damages Twisp River Pub

Crews from seven stations battle early morning blaze

Fire swept through part of the Twisp River Pub building early Monday morning, with the rest of the business suffering extensive smoke damage.

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