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USDA-certified mobile slaughter unit proposed

A USDA-certified mobile slaughtering unit may soon be located in Tonasket. City council members directed staff to work with the Planning Commission to review the zoning code and make a recommendation to council on if, where and under what conditions a slaugherhouse would be permitted.

June 19, 2018 11:08 a.m. read more..


Naloxon training provided to local officers

Okanogan County Public Health (OCPH), in partnership with the University of Washington Alcohol and Drug Addiction Institute (ADAI), provided Intranasal Naloxone training to six state Department of Fish and Wildlife officers.

June 19, 2018 11:06 a.m. read more..
  

North Valley Hospital passes DZA audit

Shar Sheaffer with North Valley Hospital's private accounting firm presented the 2017 audit report to the board of commissioners at their regular meeting Thursday, June 14.

June 19, 2018 11:01 a.m. read more..
  

Odegaard named police chief

Mayor Dennis Brown hired Ferry County Sheriff’s Deputy Darin Odegaard to be Tonasket’s new police chief. The decision was approved at Tonasket’s City Council meeting June 11.

June 19, 2018 10:56 a.m. read more..


Rancher: Wolves cause breeding problems

A troubling trend has occurred for ranchers in Northeast Washington, the Capital Press is reporting, as an area rancher said their cattle are experiencing breeding issues since the migration of wolves to the area.

June 19, 2018 10:54 a.m. read more..
 

Gilman earns multiple medals

Marine E-4 Thomas “TJ” Gilman, an Okanogan graduate, took won five swimming events and placed second in two shooting events at the Department of Defense Warrior Games on June 1-9.

June 12, 2018 1:18 p.m. read more..

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