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Bachtold pleads guilty

Parker M. Bachtold, 18, was sentenced to 30 years in prison after pleaded guilty to the premeditated first-degree murder of 39-year-old Tunk Valley resident Patrick M. Alltus.

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Lightning sparks wildfires

Whitestone, Cayuse and Palmer Mountain were among areas where fires were located following lightning storm Saturday evening.

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Spring Plantin reaps top bronc ride at Stampede

Eagle Boy claims Thursday's Suicide Race

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Davis Shows brings all the fun

Davis Shows Northwest will be returning again to the Stampede this year with a rotated stock of rides, games and food.

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Night Riders take Stampede stage Friday, Saturday

Some will attend the Stampede dance after the rodeo Friday and Saturday to kick up their heels, crack a cold one and have a good time.

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Firefighting efforts continue in Eastern Washington

Fires in Yakima County are contained and evacuation notices have been lifted.

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UPDATE: Weather helps crews battle Kewa Fire; 15 percent contained

Continuing coverage of the Kewa Fire, located 10 miles south of Inchelium

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North Valley Hospital CEO fired

Zwicker faced similar issues at Montana hospital

Observers could have heard a pin drop Thursday night, July 27, when North Valley Hospital commissioners unanimously decided to fire CEO Mike Zwicker.

DNR issues statewide burn ban

The state Department of Natural Resources has expanded its eastern Washington burn ban to include the whole state.

Gubernatorial candidate debate planned tomorrow

Candidates for governor have been invited to participate in a non-partisan debate at 7 p.m. tomorrow, July 29, in the Brewster High School gym, 503 Seventh St.

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Lightning sparks several small fires

More thunderstorms expected to hit region today

Another round of thunderstorms is expected to hit the region this afternoon and early evening, prompting the Spokane office of the National Weather Service to issue a hazardous weather outlook.

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PUD hopefuls share their views at forum

Trio stresses experience, alternate energy

Okanogan County Public Utility District commissioner position No. 3 candidates took the Community Cultural Center stage Thursday night for an open candidate forum.

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Thunderstorm rips through county

Trees topple, outages, some flooding reported

A localized windstorm, accompanied by rain and lightning, toppled trees including one that fell on an Okanogan home, and caused scattered power outages in the mid-valley area.

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Ready, set, Pokemon Go! Online game craze hits the Okanogan

Police offer safety tips for critter searchers

A video game played on a smartphones is taking Okanogan County and the nation by storm.

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New curtains installed at PAC

New curtains have been installed at the Omak Performing Arts Center, 14 S. Cedar St.