Tribe, feds reach agreement on border-crossing card

A new agreement will allow members of the Colville Confederated Tribes to cross the U.S.-Canadian border a little easier.

Unconscious woman found in ditch

Police: No signs of criminal activity

A woman found unconscious in the ditch along Highway 97 near town has been taken to Mid-Valley Hospital in Omak.

Level 3 sex offender moves to Pontiac Ridge Road

A level 3 sex offender has moved to the 300 block of Pontiac Ridge Road, Oroville. Harvey LeRoy Talbert, 57, notified the Okanogan County Sheriff’s office of his move, as required by law.

Republic School bond information meeting planned tonight

The Republic School District will be hosting a community bond information meeting and tour tonight, Sept. 20 at 30306 E. Highway 20.

O'Keary headlines Cultural Center

Blues musician Polly O'Keary will headline a concert Sept. 30, at the Community Cultural Center, 411 S. Western Ave.

Tonasket, Twisp receive grants for improvements

The state Department of Commerce announced earlier this week that Tonasket and Twisp are among 23 cities and counties will receive a total of more than $10 million in Community Development Block Grants for 2017.

Electrical outage lead to early dismissal in Bridgeport

An electrical outage that sent Bridgeport School District students home early Tuesday, Sept. 19, was caused by a problem with an underground wire.

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Tribe seeks information on missing teen

The Colville Confederated Tribes have issued a missing person alert for Leland Travis Toulou, 15.

Evacuation level downgraded for Diamon Creek Fire

Okanogan County Emergency Management has downgraded the Diamond Creek Fire evacuation alert level for the Lost River, Mazama and Rendezvous areas.

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Residents question hospital board

North Valley Hospital commissioners were grilled during the public comment portion of their Thursday, Sept. 14 regular board meeting. Allegations of outdated bylaws, commissioners not receiving adequate training and a lack of transparency in public meeting minutes were just a few of the issues commissioners were pressed to answer.

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Hurricane Harvey benefit concert planned Saturday

A benefit concert is planned to raise funds for hurricane Harvey victims from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22 at the Community Cultural Center, 411 S. Western Ave.

Career fair, workshop focuses on health care

A career fair and workshop focusing on health care is planned for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at Wenatchee Valley College, 1300 Fifth St.

Three injured in Pateros accident

Three people were injured Sept. 17 in a two-vehicle accident on Highway 97 in town.

Cate seeks dismissal, files notice of settlement

Ryan Larry Cate is seeking dismissal of a second-degree murder charge against him in Okanogan County Superior Court and has filed a notice of settlement in the case.

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Fair successes, shortcomings outlined

Members of the Okanogan County Fair Advisory Committee talked about successes and shortcomings of the Sept. 7-10 fair during a gathering Sept. 14.