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NOANet problems affect local Internet service

Problems with the NoaNet broadband system this morning slowed Internet service to end users of the Okanogan County Public Utility District’s fiber-optic network and caused problems for people trying to file for elective office through the state.

Teenager injured when car hits cow

Zacharian Collins was taken to North Valley Hospital for treatment of injuries he sustained after his vehicle struck a cow on state Highway 20

Burglar strikes Oroville School

The Oroville Police Department is investigating a burglary that occurred sometime last weekend at the School District office, 816 Juniper St.

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Stuck truck blocks highway

Southbound traffic on U.S. Highway 97 slowed after tractor-trailer gets stuck on a sandy pull-out area while trying to turn around.

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Orchard burn gets away, sets hillside afire

Fire crews keep eye on blaze near Nighthawk

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Social media helps return mares

Two mares were returned to their owner today after an Okanogan County Sheriff Deputy took the issue to social media.

Voters pass Mid-Valley Hospital bond, Methow Valley schools levies

Hospital measure passing with 64.2 percent support; two Methow Valley schools measures also passing

Special election ballots due today

Okanogan County Hospital District No. 3 (Mid-Valley) and the Methow Valley School District are both seeking voter approval to raise taxes.

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Omak, Okanogan bridge work planned

Motorists can expect delays of up to 10 minutes

Motorists headed between downtown and the east side of the Okanogan River can expect delays on Thursday while repairs are done to the Central Avenue bridge.

Burglar found hiding in shop

An elderly victim's quick response helped authorities catch a burglar suspect on her rural property.

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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