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Bill would create wolf sanctuary on Bainbridge Island

In response to one Western Washington lawmaker's recent bill to completely ban the lethal removal of gray wolves, state Rep. Joel Kretz is proposing legislation to create a wolf sanctuary in her legislative district on Bainbridge Island.

January 30, 2019 12:57 p.m. read more..
  

Trailer destroyed by fire

Emergency crews responded to an RV fire at the Blue Mountain trailer court on South Second Avenue, early Thursday, Jan. 24.

January 29, 2019 11:26 a.m. read more..


Industrial hemp producers harvest knowledge, crops

.The Colville Confederated Tribes (CCT) planted 120 irrigated acres of industrial hemp last June, and had a successful harvest in October of an average yield of 2.5 tons per acre on fiber and around 800 pounds of seed per acre.

January 29, 2019 11 a.m. read more..
   

Future of obstetrics discussed in Tonasket

Confluence Health officials met with North Valley Hospital leaders to provide an outline of where the entity stands with recruiting family practice doctors who perform obstetrical (OB) services — notably c-sections.

January 28, 2019 4:50 p.m. read more..
 

Weather brings school delays, closures

Due to inclement weather, several area schools are planning closures and delays for classes on Wednesday, Jan. 23. This list will be updated as information becomes available.

January 23, 2019 8:17 a.m. read more..
  

Legacy elects new officers

The U.S. Armed Forces Legacy Association elected John Sanchez to serve as president this year. Sanchez served as vice president in 2018.

January 22, 2019 9:54 a.m. read more..