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Information sought on Republic drive by shooting

Ferry County law enforcement is seeking information about an alleged drive by shooting yesterday.

Flooding prompts forest road closures

The Colville National Forest will be temporarily closing two roads due to flooding damage and unsafe conditions.

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Several local roads damaged, closed

A flood watch remains in effect until 3:30 p.m. today, April 14, for Douglas, Chelan, Ferry and Okanogan counties.

Bus service adds express route to help with highway closure

TranGO – Transit for Greater Okanogan – has added an express connection between Pateros and the Omak-Okanogan area in response to the prolonged closure of Highway 20 over Loup Loup Pass. A portion of the highway was washed out April 7 by a slide.

Briefs for April 12, 2017

Briefs for April 12, 2017

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Sunrise RVs opens in Omak

Folks searching for the perfect recreational vehicle now have a local option, located in a convenient location along Highway 97.

Ballots in mail for Omak School District bond issue

Ballots have been mailed to Omak School District voters, who are being asked to decide on construction of a new middle school.

Charges dismissed for former teacher

Charges filed nearly four years ago against a then-Lake Roosevelt High School teacher have been dismissed by Okanogan County Superior Court Judge Hank Rawson.

Bridgeport Food Bank searching for new home

The Bridgeport Food Bank is struggling to find a new home after officials found out the bank’s current home would soon be closed.

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Without a paddle

A state of emergency has been declared by the Okanogan County commissioners in response to severe flooding that has washed out roads, caused flooding and triggered debris flows.

Body identified as missing Malott man

A body found March 16 in the Okanogan River has been identified as that of Marco Antonio Aguilar-Cendejas, who had been missing since December 2016.

Commissioners declare state of emergency

A state of emergency has been declared by the Okanogan County commissioners in response to severe flooding that has washed out roads, caused flooding and triggered debris flows.

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Some roads close due to mud, debris flows

Sinlahekin Road is closed 1.4 miles east of town due to water, rocks and debris that flowed off the hillside yesterday.

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Rain sends mud, debris across several roads

Heavy rain during sent water, mud and debris across several roads in Okanogan County.

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County fair theme selected

Although the Okanogan County Fair is more than five months away, fair advisory committee members met Thursday, April 6, to lay out the groundwork for the 70th annual celebration Sept. 7-10.