Lottery funds could be the ticket for new classrooms

Bill calls for using lottery revenues to fund school construction

House wants funding for third 144-car ferry to come from new tab fee

State House votes to add fee to license plates to pay for new ferry

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Three Rivers Hospital commissioners interview CEO candidates

Three finalists selected for Three Rivers Hospital's CEO position; board continues to keep most identities secret

Legislators grapple with merging medical and recreational marijuana

Lawmakers working on bills that would merge recreational and medical marijuana sales rules

Sheriff's Office to provide animal control in Okanogan

The Okanogan City Council has approved an agreement with the Okanogan County Sheriff's Office for limited animal control services.

Construction will mean downtown traffic delays

City Public Works Director Todd McDaniel recommends motorists find alternate routes through or around downtown area during sewer reconstruction near Main and Central streets.

Marchand removed from Colville Business Council

The Colville Business Council has expelled an Omak District councilman from the tribe’s governing body.

Kreidler: Canceled plans will not be allowed

State insurance commissioner rejects President Obama move to allow previously canceled plans to be reinstated in Washington

Tonasket will be sworn in Thursday morning

Richard Tonasket to replace Ernest "Sneena" Brooks III as Omak representative on Colville Business Council

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Three Rivers to interview four CEO candidates

Three Rivers Hospital officials narrow CEO applicant list to four semi-finalists

Lofy named state health officer

Dr. Kathy Lofy takes over state health officer post

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Locke wraps up stint as U.S. ambassador to China

China News Servcie refers to former Washington state governor as 'yellow-skinned, white-hearted banana man,' South China Morning Post newspaper reports

Hospital pauses CEO search

Commissioners have scheduled a special meeting for Tuesday

Hospital commissioners affirm CEO search process

Newpaper challenges process as a likely violation of state law

Concerns over hospital CEO selection process prompt special meeting

Three Rivers Hospital officials to review culling of applicants in CEO search process