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ATF, NSSF offer up to $5,000 reward in gun store burglary

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms is offering a $2,500 reward and the National Shooting Sports Foundation will match it for a total of $5,000 for information leading to an arrest of the individuals involved in an alleged theft at Dave’s Gun and Pawn Shop.

November 9, 2018 3:53 p.m. read more..


Burn ban issued for Okanogan County

A ban on outdoor burning and the use of uncertified stoves and fireplaces begins at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 10, in Okanogan County because to poor air quality in the region.

November 9, 2018 3:43 p.m. read more..


Fair leaders pick theme

Okanogan County Fair Advisory Committee members unanimously approved the theme for next year’s fair during a regular meeting Thursday, Nov. 8.

November 9, 2018 11:51 a.m. read more..


Military man keeps students entertained

Master Sgt. Keith Caraway kept students of all ages entertained as he spoke about his nearly 20 years in the service at the Tonasket Elementary School Veterans Day assembly Wednesday, Nov. 7.

November 7, 2018 4:52 p.m. read more..
  

Outlook favors warmer temperatures for much of U.S.

A mild winter could be in store for much of the U.S. this winter according to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center. In the U.S. Winter Outlook for December through February, above-average temperatures are predicted across the northern and western U.S., Alaska and Hawaii.

November 7, 2018 12:07 p.m. read more..
 

Dahlquist recalls service in Korean War

Norm Dahlquist, 86, was a Navy Reserve member when the Northern Korean People’s Army invaded South Korea, and U.S. President Harry S. Truman called on air, ground and naval forces to join United Nations forces in defending the Republic of Korea on June 25, 1950.

November 7, 2018 11:16 a.m. read more..
 

Gasoline prices to drop across state, nation

For the fourth straight week, gas prices have continued to fall: the national average price for a gallon of gasoline is down 7.0 cents per gallon over the last week to $2.73 per gallon, the lowest level in over 200 days, according to GasBuddy.

November 7, 2018 10:31 a.m. read more..
   

Burros head to Riverside rescue

Burros from Death Valley National Park are headed towards sanctuaries and adoptive homes. The project began last month through the Riverside-based Peaceful Valley Donkey Rescue.

November 5, 2018 2:38 p.m. read more..