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Okanogan County PUD plans power outage April 6

The Okanogan County PUD has announced a planned power outage beginning at 11:45 p.m. Thursday, April 6, lasting for about six hours.

Tonasket public pool slated to open in June

With a little bit of luck local residents will have new place to cool off this summer.

Crab feed is planned Saturday in Grand Coulee

A community crab feed is planned for 5-8 p.m. Saturday, March 25, at the Grand Coulee Grill, 415 Midway Ave.

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50 years ago: Fire damages Tonasket School

50 years ago: Tonasket’s junior-senior high school was still in a state of shock today after a roaring fire Tuesday afternoon gutted the gymnasium at the core of the Y-shaped building.

Three injured in two-vehicle crash near Colville

Three people were injured in a two-vehicle crash three miles north of town.

Industrial hemp pilot project planned

The state Department of Agriculture is seeking comment on proposed rules to establish an industrial help research pilot project.

Pavement crack sealing under way on Highway 97

A project to do crack sealing of winter-damaged pavement is under way on Highway 97 between Pateros and Wells Dam.

Tonasket man accused of raping Kitsap County woman

A Tonasket man was booked into Kitsap County Jail Monday night on suspension of raping a 52-year-old Central Kitsap woman.

Withdrawal could hurt growers

President Donald Trump’s order withdrawing the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership was issued with the promise of saving American jobs, but it may also mean fewer opportunities for Washington farmers.

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Report: State wolf population up 28 percent

The state’s wolf population grew by 28 percent in 2016 and added at least two new packs.

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Marijuana store plans move to Main Street

The Sage Shop has asked the state Liquor and Cannabis Board for permission to move to 309 N. Main St.

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Couple killed in collision

Autopsies have been ordered for an Okanogan couple died Thursday, March 16, when their pickup truck collided with a tractor-trailer on Highway 97 just outside town.

February wetter in most of state

Washington went from one of the driest months in January to one of the wettest in February, with plenty of snow falling statewide.

State offers two county timber sales

The state Department of Natural Resources plans to auction more than 7,205 thousand board feet (MBF) of timber in two sales within Okanogan County.

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Teams fare well in Knowlege Bowl

Teams from Liberty Bell, Tonasket and Okanogan all placed in the Top 3 in state Knowledge Bowl competition last weekend, with the Mountain Lions claiming the state title among 2B schools.

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