Madden talks of wolves

Cattlemen meet with wolf-human

There wasn’t a Kumbaya moment Friday night as cattlemen walked away from a three-hour session with the state’s contract wolf-human conflict manager without any pretense of a resolution.

County considers health board’s future

Commissioners plan public hearing 1:30 p.m. tomorrow

A public hearing is planned at 1:30 p.m. tomorrow on a proposal to change the Okanogan County Board of Health from six to five members and change representation on the board.

North Valley to host special meeting tonight

North Valley Hospital commissioners will host a special meeting at 7 tonight in the commissioners’ hearing room at 203 S. Western Ave.

Burke named Ferry County Prosecutor

Ferry County commissioners selected former Deputy Prosecutor Kathryn Burke as county prosecutor until the position is up for re-election in 2016.

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Special fair advisory meeting planned tonight

Poll shows postponed event better than no fair

The Okanogan County Fair Advisory Committee will meet tonight for a showdown over whether to move the Okanogan Complex fire camp, or postpone or cancel the organization’s signature event.

State of emergency declared

FEMA authorized to provide local and state assistance.

DNR seeks volunteers to help with fire fight

The state Department of Natural Resources is setting up coordination centers so qualified residents can join the fire fight in Okanogan County.

Okanogan County Auditor's Office closes for the day

The Okanogan County Auditor's Office will close at 9 a.m.

Board of Health to meet

Okanogan County Board of Health to talk about the health district charter and future

Moser, Frazier lead in Oroville School Board primary

Next ballot count planned for Friday

Though there are an estimated 120 ballots left to counted for two Oroville School Board positions, 666 voters turned out for the Tuesday evening primary election.

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Court order halts Three Devils Road vacation

Attorney Barnett N. Kalikow filed in court on behalf of the Coalition of Chiliwist Residents and Friends group.

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Chiliwist residents vow to sue over road closure

Chiliwist residents raise more than $1,000 to help pay for a lawsuit against the county over Three Devils Road.

Tonasket council plans special meeting

Council members to discuss wages of interim police chief

Newhouse introduces bill to remove gray wolf from endangered species list

U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-4th District, has introduced a bill to remove the gray wolf from the federal endangered species list.

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Tribal council places pot referendum on ballot

Colville tribal voters will decide in June whether tribal code should parallel state law concerning recreational use of marijuana.