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Rain sends mud, debris across several roads

Heavy rain during sent water, mud and debris across several roads in Okanogan County.

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County fair theme selected

Although the Okanogan County Fair is more than five months away, fair advisory committee members met Thursday, April 6, to lay out the groundwork for the 70th annual celebration Sept. 7-10.

Motorcycle event expands

Jim Heskett, owner of the Hideaway Bar and Grill and Big Red’s, talked about the annual Run for the Border motorcycle event during a regular city council meeting March 21.

Governor seeks federal disaster declaration

Gov. Jay Inslee has asked the White House for a major disaster declaration and financial assistance to help 15 counties recover from the impacts of severe winter storms that hit the state Jan. 30 through Feb. 22.

Newhouse seeks review of ‘What’s Upstream’

U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-4th District, is asking the Environmental Protection Agency to review last year’s “What’s Upstream” campaign that urged people to lobby against farm practices.

Homeless youth face challenges

The high school years: For most students, it’s a time to prepare for college, a transition period to becoming an adult.

No one injured in small plane crash

No one was injured when a small plane crashed at the Twisp Airport just before 3 p.m. Monday, April 3.

Level 3 sex offender moves to Oroville

A Level 3 sex offender has moved to the 32200 block of Highway 97, Oroville.

100 years ago: Congress declares war

100 years ago: President Woodrow Wilson signed a declaration of war against Germany after Congress voted the war resolution 373-50 at 3 a.m. today.

Tonasket Civil Service Commission plans special meeting

A special meeting of the Tonasket Civil Service Commission is planned for 4 p.m. Thursday, April 6 at city hall, 209 N. Whitcomb Ave.

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Crews respond to fire east of Tonasket

Fire crews from several agencies responded yesterday for a wildland fire in the Frosty Creek area east of Tonasket.

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‘Music and Memory’ comes to Tonasket nursing home

Music is an important part of life.

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Explorers learn winter survival

A winter survival training course drew Explorers from Oroville and Franklin County to Bonaparte Lake in early March.

Central names winter scholars

Central Washington University has announced its winter quarter honor roll students.

Trainings planned in Yakima, Wenatchee

Training on state and federal labor laws will be offered in Spanish and English during forums April 26 in Yakima and April 27 in Wenatchee.