A contract with the city’s hearing examiner, Dale Crandall, was approved by the city council during its March 20 meeting.
Prescribed burning is planned next month on more than 9,000 acres of Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest land.
Nearly 980,000 people visited sites in the North Cascades National Park Service Complex last year.
“March at the Merc,” a Methow Valley Interpretive Center event, is set for 7 tonight, March 26, at the Merc Playhouse, 101 N. Glover St., and features native author, educator, artist and activist Jeannette Armstrong.
A community engagement fair is planned for 5-7 p.m. Monday, March 27, in the Methow Valley Community Center gym, 201 E. Methow Valley Highway.
The North Cascades Highway won’t be open for the start of fishing season April 22 or Winthrop 49er Days in early May.
A multi-agency training exercise is planned Monday, March 27, at Brewster High School and the surrounding area.
Several University of Washington students spent their spring break working on writing projects with students at Paschal Sherman Indian School, 169 North End Omak Lake Road UW’s alternative spring break is celebrating its 16th year working with students from the Omak-area school run by the Colville Confederated Tribes.
Average retail gasoline prices across the state have not moved in the past week, averaging $2.84 per gallon as of Sunday, March 19, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,666 gas outlets in Washington.
Tree fruit growers met recently with state legislators to talk about a bill that would address a state Supreme Court ruling on rest breaks for agricultural workers.
A bill that would provide breakfast to public school children during their first class of the day has been approved by the state House.
Friday, March 31, is the deadline for removing studded tires.
The Okanogan County PUD has announced a planned power outage beginning at 11:45 p.m. Thursday, April 6, lasting for about six hours.
With a little bit of luck local residents will have new place to cool off this summer.
A community crab feed is planned for 5-8 p.m. Saturday, March 25, at the Grand Coulee Grill, 415 Midway Ave.