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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.

Council discusses blues, motorcycle events

Hotels are booked and blues tickets are selling quickly for the Rally at the Border Blues Festival.

Chiliwist residents to oppose county road vacation

A public hearing on the proposed vacation of a portion of Three Devils Road is set for 3 p.m. Tuesday in the commissioners' hearing room of the Grainger Administrative Building, 123 5th Avenue N.

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Senate approves Dansel bill to help taxpayers and counties

The Senate voted 47-0 to approve a measure sponsored by Sen. Brian Dansel that would give taxpayers more flexibility in how they can pay their tax bills.

Open government training workshops slated for Eastern Washington

The Open Government Trainings Act requires elected and other public employees to attend related workshops; four are planned in Eastern Washington this month

Oroville conucil supports county K-9 program

The City Council presented Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers a check for $1,000 for the city’s support of the county’s K-9 Unit program last week at a regular meeting.

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