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Stevens County officals vote to reduce recreation district

Stevens County Commissioners voted 2 to 1 to reduce the boundaries of a proposed parks and recreation district that would have served to support a town swimming pool.

Community meeting planned Thursday

Events, economic development to be discussed

A meeting to discuss upcoming Ferry County community events and economic development projects is planned for 6 p.m. Thursday.

Rural Pathways event planned for Friday

A webinar discussing ways to create jobs, improve local economy, add value to existing businesses and encourage new entrepreneurs is set for Friday.

Conservation Fair set for Saturday

The 21st annual Ferry County Conservation Fair is planned for 10 a.m. Saturday at the Ferry County Fairgrounds.

Council discusses blues, motorcycle events

Hotels are booked and blues tickets are selling quickly for the Rally at the Border Blues Festival.

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Beardslee hears arguments on Three Devils Road

More than 65 people turned out Thursday to give testimony before Okanogan County Hearing Examiner Dan Beardslee on the proposed vacation of Three Devils Road.

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Fire destroys another Malott HUD home

The structure fire was the second in three months in a Malott HUD home owned by the Colville tribe

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North Cascades Highway opens

Treats offered to first motorists to traverse Washington and Rainy passes this year.

North Cascades Highway opens Friday

Traffic can traverse Washington and Rainy passes beginning at at 10 a.m. Friday, just in time for Easter weekend.

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Early risers can see total lunar eclipse Saturday

Weather permitting, stargazers will be able to view a total lunar eclipse from start to finish early Saturday.

Hover will leave Department of Agriculture

Director Bud Hover is leaving the state Department of Agriculture to return to his farm in Okanogan County and spend more time with his wife and family.

Sex offender sentenced, again, for failure to register

McCrea, was sentenced Wednesday, a week after being found guilty to register as a sex offender — it was his third felony conviction for the crime.

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North Cascades Highway clearing under way

State Department of Transportation Work crews have already cleared more than 2 miles of the highway near Mazama

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.

Nine arrested in heroin ring

Five children turned over to Child Protective Services as law enforcement officials raid two homes in conclusion of two-month investigation into Omak-area heroin ring.