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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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Cupcake, home decor shop opens

Store located in former Novel Delights building

The city's best kept secret for custom cupcakes and a former Okanogan home decor store, Jackass Butte Trading Company, have opened a new shop downtown.

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The Chronicle Best of... poll available online

The Chronicle Best of... poll is now available online.

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Cariboo Inn restaurant opens

Longtime cafe returns following hiatus since 2014

The restaurant in a longtime downtown building is up and running again after a hiatus of more than a year.

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Chronicle staff brings home awards

Artist Brad Skiff sweeps political cartoon division

The Chronicle received one of the state’s top newspaper awards Friday night, being named runner-up for general excellence in its circulation category.

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Renew Spa opens

Renew Spa, the last portion of the 12 Tribes Resort Casino to open, had its soft opening last week.

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Conconully Lake Resort closes

State Parks will continue to monitor boat launch, parking

The Conconully Lake Resort has permanently closed its doors.

Thew named Chronicle managing editor

Chris Thew hired as Chronicle managing editor and will oversee newsroom operations.

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Veteran finds a new home at Home Depot

The store not only built beds for Korean War veteran Martin Silverhall and his dog, it is also feeding fire evacuees.

DNR close Eastern Washington forests to industrial activities

The state Department of Natural Resources is shutting down all industrial forest activities in most of Eastern Washington for the first time in more than 20 years.

Pollution decision upheld

Kinross Gold' parent company is disputing provisions of a water-quality permit for the Buckhorn Mine area

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Sipping on wine from Lost River

With six whites and 11 reds available this year, there are a lot to choose from, making the visit to Lost River well worth the effort.