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Winter storm watch in effect

The National Weather Service has issued several watches and warnings for possible snow accumulations across the region this weekend.

Chelan utility steps up beaver-erradication effort

Utility officials say beavers are damaging trees and vegetation, and have to be destroyed due to dam licensing

Driver dies after falling asleep at wheel

Giselle Naughton killed in New Year's Eve crash west of Ritzville

Minimum wage jumps 15 cents

Washington state to remain the highest in the nation with a minimum wage of $9.47 per hour

Vaping law goes into effect in Grant County

Grant County will begin restricting the sale of e-cigarettes and e-liquids at midnight tonight.

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Missing Rock Island man sought

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help in locating a man who has been missing for two weeks.

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Body found north of Brewster

Deputies identify remains as Juan A. Oros-Morales, missing since Dec. 19

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Robbery reported in Okanogan

Okanogan County Sheriff's Office is searching for four masked bandits believed to have robbed a local couple at gunpoint Saturday night

High wind advisory issued

Wind gusts could reach 45 mph today, National Weather Service says

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Cougar hunting seasons to close Jan. 2

Last year, hunters killed 182 cougars statewide, up from 156 the prior year

Wilson Creek man arrested for kidnapping wife

Suspect holds police at bay for several hours before being arrested Christmas Day

Soap Lake man shot

Wife arrested for assault of her husband

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Morrison takes oath as Grant County Coroner

Dave Rodriguez will be sworn into Okanogan County Coroner position in coming days

Sex with hypnotized woman allegation leads to pharmacy assistant suspension

Pharmacy Assistant Kevin Geyer has had his license suspended after being charged with one count of indecent liberties

Potential flu outbreak being monitored in Grant County

More than 200 cases of confirmed influenza have been reported in the last two weeks


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