Ferry County students encouraged to enter art competition
Larry and Jill Heming won a Bonaparte Snowmobile/ATV Club raffle
Omak woman dies Saturday night in ATV crash on upper lake
Water group recognizes Congressman Doc Hastings for his work on hydropower issues
Two other families’ relatives escape injury in Oso
OSO – A Bridgeport Elementary School teacher lost her mother and her childhood home in the recent landslide that has so far claimed 27 lives and caused dozens more to go missing. Linda McPherson, mother of teacher and Bridgeport Planning Commission member Kate McPherson, died in the March 22 landslide.
Schools ponder logistics of making accommodations
The Omak School Board will consider an anti-discrimination policy and procedures dealing with transgender students when it meets at 10 a.m. today in the district office, 619 W. Bartlett Ave.
Coulee Medical’s top administrator tapped for Brewster
Three Rivers Hospital commissioners are standing behind their selection of embattled Coulee Medical Center Administrator J. Scott Graham as their new CEO.
Dirt at site scheduled to move within two weeks
Construction is scheduled to start in less than two weeks on the Colville Confederated Tribes’ new casino just south of town.
Okanogan School District staff to be honored in May
The Okanogan School District is looking for a new board member in the wake of Joyce Bruemmer’s resignation.
County to expand Parks and Recreation duties
The Okanogan County Parks and Recreation Board will soon be repurposed to serve the entire county, and a new board in charge of overseeing the county fair will be created.
Bridgeport State Park may stay open
The state Parks and Recreation Commission decided last week that it will seek a new 25-year lease to continue operating Bridgeport State Park.
Jury finds she obstructed law enforcement
A jury has found a Carlton woman not guilty of stealing another family’s dog, but she will be sentenced next week following a conviction on obstructing a law enforcement officer.
Chronicle names Hires ad consultant
Several candidates vie for five seats
Neither Omak District incumbent is seeking re-election to the Colville Business Council.
Animal control officer asks for new anti-cruelty provisions
The City Council is complete once again with the appointment of a new fifth member last week. Sergio Orozco was selected and sworn in during the March 26 meeting, Finance Director Karen Brown said.