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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.

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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Open house honors retiring doctor

A retirement open house is planned for 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23, for Dr. Rob Justus.

Brewster chamber sets focus on business interests

At its first meeting of the new year, the Brewster Chamber of Commerce resolved to advocate for the city’s business and commercial interests, rather than solely plan events.

Canadian company plans bitcoin 'mine' in Electric City

A Canadian company has purchased a 6,600-square-foot building in Electric City for use in digital currency “mining.”

Business owners talk new minimum wage, sick leave

Part-time employees now have access to paid sick leave, and the state’s minimum wage increased to $11.50 per hour at the start of this year.

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Youth equestrian program launches in Okanogan

World-champion equestrian Melissa Sexton wants to buck the notion that horsemanship poses too great a cost for youth.

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Cameron Lake Enterprises offers drone photography

Monty Archer has always had a passion for remote-controlled flying and photography.

Chronicle welcomes Highfield

The Chronicle welcomes Sarah Highfield as its new south Okanogan County reporter.

Hires named managing editor

The Chronicle has named Brock Hires managing editor of the newspaper.

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Omak Conoco open for business

The fast foodstuff and longtime employees remain unchanged. But next door to the convenience store at Omak’s Conoco gas station, 414 Hanford St., a new owner bustles in his office, monitoring eight new security cameras and hatching other store improvements.

Holiday spending expected to top $960 per person

Average holiday spending this year is expected to reach more than $967 per person, or 3.4 percent more than last year.

Harrison picked to lead Pateros chamber

Libby Harrison has been elected president of the Pateros Chamber of Commerce for 2018.

Omak chamber names business, citizen of year

The Omak Chamber of Commerce has named its business and citizen of the year. Business of the year is the Omak Pharmacy.

Chamber talks Winterfest successes, banquet date

Tonasket Chamber of Commerce President Marylou Kriner applaud the volunteers and chamber members for what she called a successful Winterfest celebration.