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Deadline looms for Oh, Baby

Deadline looms for Oh, Baby

Bill would expand broadband access

A bill aimed at expanding access to broadband services in rural areas is before the state Senate.

Bill would create veteran service officer positions

State Rep. Jacquelin Maycumber, R-Republic, has introduced legislation to help veterans in northeast Washington access the services and benefits they’ve earned.

Appeals court: Omak man's convictions will stand

An Omak man’s convictions for several felonies will stand, the state Court of Appeals for Division 3 has decided.

Legislators plan 'telephone town hall' event

A “telephone town hall” meeting is planned Tuesday, Jan. 23, by 7th District legislators.

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One for the fans: Brewster singer’s new album pays tribute

As a fledgling Americana singer, Brittany Jean feared moving from the Midwest to Brewster in 2013 might be a career stopper.

Grant will help with alternative teaching certification

The North Central Educational Service District has been awarded $280,000 in grant funding as part of the alternative teaching certification program, which is designed to encourage individuals to become public education teachers.

Kretz proposes bill to address Hirst water decision

State Rep. Joel Kretz, R-Wauconda, has introduced a bill to address the Hirst water decision.

City tables discussion on failing water system

The city council tabled a discussion on what to do with a failing water system on the east side of Lake Osoyoos during a Jan. 2 city council meeting.

Okanogan council OKs agreement with unions

The city council has approved a memorandum of agreement with two unions.

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Hundreds line up for grocery jobs

Almost 250 people showed up Wednesday, Jan. 10, to apply for jobs at the new Okanogan Market IGA.

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North Valley Hospital leaders discuss bylaws

Things may be looking up for North Valley Hospital.

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Tonasket mayor sworn into office

Newly elected Mayor Dennis Brown and council members Christa Levine and Jill Ritter were sworn into office during a regular meeting Tuesday, Jan. 9.

Native development fund gets arts grant

The Northwest Native Development Fund has received a grant to support its Plateau Native Arts Project.

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Feds propose revocation of Canada lynx protections

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plans to draft a rule to revoke federal protections for the Canada lynx.

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