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Bills target federal land ownership in state

Legislative measures call for study, possible return of federal land holdings to state of Washington

Special meeting tonight canceled by council

A special City Council meeting previously scheduled for tonight has been canceled due a scheduling conflict.

State parks board to consider allowing farm equipment on trail rights-of-way

Commissioners will also discuss the agency's land management practices

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Seim arrested in Douglas County courtroom

Former 4th Congressional District candidate booked into Douglas County Jail for interfering with a court, disorderly conduct and contempt of court.

McMorris Rodgers, Newhouse vote in favor of undoing executive immigration actions

Washington state's congressional delegations split along party lines in two votes today to undo Presidents Obama's attempt to bypass laws on deportation

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Dansel sworn in to four-year Senate term

Brian Dansel, R-Republic, was sworn in to serve a full, four-year term as Senator for the 7th Legislative District, yesterday in Olympia.

Senate: New taxes require two-thirds vote

The state Senate voted 26-23 Monday to require any bills creating new revenue sources to be supported by two-thirds of members for passage.

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Newhouse takes oath of office

Sunnyside farmer now represents Okanogan, Douglas, Grant, Yakima, Franklin, Adams and Benton counties

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North Valley Hospital CEO stepping down

Linda Michel plans to leave North Valley Hospital District on April 3, 2015, according to her letter of resignation

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Rodriguez wins coroner race

Dave Rodriguez captures 72.73 percent of the vote to become Okanogan County's first elected coroner

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Most local ballot measures failing

Okanogan County voters say "no" to hospital, fire district ballot measures

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Newhouse optimistic of victory

Dan Newhouse holds 3,034-vote lead over Clint Didier in early tally in race for 4th Congressional District seat

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Dansel to remain 7th District Senator

7th District state Sen. Brian Dansel, R-Republic, will continue to serve in office after taking 18,888 votes of the 26,057 ballots counted Tuesday

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Vejraska unseats incumbent Womack

Challenger says his victory is a 'win for the ratepayers'

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Furman re-elected Okanogan County assessor

Challenger Les Stokes says he isn't surprised by the election outcome

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