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Gas prices fall across the state

Average retail gasoline prices across the state have fallen 0.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.88 as of Sunday, April 23, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,666 gas outlets in Washington.

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Ground broken for new sign

Ground was broken recently for the new Pateros sign south of town.

Rules adopted for industrial hemp research

The state Department of Agriculture has adopted rules establishing the Industrial Hemp Research Project.

Gebbers keeps agriculture viable in north county

With help from Gebbers Farms, agriculture will remain a viable industry in northern Okanogan County.

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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.

Students get back to business March 6

Juniors from Okanogan and Omak high schools will get a taste of the business world next week during the annual Business Week program.

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Kinross’ appeal of state board decision denied

Ferry County Superior Court Judge Pat Monasmith denied Crown Resources/Kinross’ appeal of the state Pollution Control Hearings Board’s July 30, 2015, decision, upholding the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System permit issued by the state Department of Ecology.

Buckhorn mine scheduled to close by April

The Buckhorn mine is slated to close this month, or early next month.

Pain at the pump: gas prices on the rise

Average retail gasoline prices have risen 1.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.74 per gallon as of Sunday, Feb. 26, according to Gas Buddy.

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Athletic club adds CrossFit classes

OMAK — North Cascades Athletic Club recently added a CrossFit affiliate class to its slate of group exercise classes.

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Economic roundtable planned today

The second in a series of economic round table discussions will be held at the Oroville Grange, 622 Fir St., at 10 a.m. today.

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Oroville department store not closing

A historic business and one of northern Okanogan County’s largest retailer - Hughes Department Store - will not close after all.

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Department store closing doors after 82 years

Two historic businesses – Hughes Department Store and Hughes Warehouse — will close their doors next month.

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New Image Hair Salon opens

Campos, Mills and Bourgeau bring experience to downtown Omak

A stylist for 17 years, Florencia Campos recently opened New Image Hair Salon to provide services for the hair needs of men, women and children.

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Oroville produce market expands

What started out as a picnic table along the side of O’Neil Road and an abundant supply of nectarines has developed into a one-of-a-kind local market, selling everything from local coffee, to flash frozen Alaskan cuisine.

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