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Irrigation District board to meet

Okanogan irrigation board to meet at 11 a.m. Thursday to discuss personnel issues

Keller Ferry north shore terminal relocation scheduled for today

Water level prompts north-shore terminal to be moved to Sanpoil River

Sprouts linked to E. coli-related illnesses

Health officials are warning residents not to eat raw clover sprouts from Evergreen Fresh Sprouts, LLC.

Graham signs for $180,000

New Three Rivers Hospital CEO takes pay cut for job

New Three Rivers Hospital CEO J. Scott Graham has signed a three-year contract at a salary of $180,000 per year plus benefits.

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Keller Ferry back in service

Steering system issue disrupted service for seven days

Candidates file for office

Two people filed for the Ferry County sheriff’s position on the first day of election filing Monday.

Two more pot businesses OK’d

Gecko Growers, Blewett Pass Farms get nod

Two more North-Central Washington companies have been granted business licenses by the state to operate recreational marijuana producing and processing facilities.

Businesses have new owner

Staff members are staying on

The fitness center and medical equipment shop on Main Avenue have changed hands, but customers will continue to see familiar faces there.

May 14, 2014- Business Briefs

May 14, 2014- Business Briefs

Grant County Coroner's office hires full-time investigator

K.C. Sherwood began work Monday

Four Okanogan County businesses clear first hurdle to sell retail marijuana

The state Liquor Control Board has tentatively approved an Okanogan, Omak and two Winthrop businesses to receive retail marijuana licenses.

Okanogan County Fair positions eliminated

Changes just part of a ‘bigger plan,’ official says

Okanogan County commissioners’ decision to eliminate two employee positions at the fairgrounds last week has been met with some outrage.

May 7, 2014- Business Briefs

The Okanogan County Transit Authority has received a $390,402 grant from the state Department of Transportation to purchase its first three buses for the new voter-approved public transportation system.

Marijuana retail lottery narrows list

Several companies to be considered for state licenses

There weren’t enough qualified marijuana retail applicants in the city or in Okanogan County at large to merit a lottery to determine who might get a business license, but four companies could receive theirs.

Hospital pulls plug on cardiac rehabilitation

Lack of physicians to monitor patients leads to closure

Citing physicians’ scheduling conflicts, Three Rivers Hospital commissioners have decided to shut down the cardiopulmonary rehabilitation program effective May 22.