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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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Bill could give local government more flexible use of tax revenue

A measure which would provide cities and counties with flexibility when spending real estate excise tax revenues received a public hearing before the Senate Government Operations and Security Committee.

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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.

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