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Fire danger rating increases in eastern Washington

The state Department of Natural Resources announced today the following changes in the fire danger rating and burn restrictions on DNR-protected lands.

Wolf captured, collared in Skagit County

State and federal wildlife biologists captured and collared the first gray wolf in western Washington in modern times in Skagit County east of Burlington.

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State confirms calf killed by Sherman pack wolf

At least one calf was confirmed to be killed by a member of the Sherman Wolf Pack last week near Lambert Creek in Ferry County.

Tribal members to cast votes June 24

Colville tribal voters will decide June 24 on who will fill seven positions on the Colville Business Council.

Briefs - June 21, 2017

Briefs for June 21, 2017

Tonasket High School scholarships, awards announced

Members of the Tonasket High School class of 2017 earned a variety of honors, awards and college scholarships.

Registered Level 3 sex offender moves to Tonasket

Registered Level 3 sex offender has moved to 32100 Highway 97.

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Molson Midsummer Festival planned June 17

The 22nd annual Molson Midsummer Festival will kickoff Saturday, June 17 and feature a day filled with family fun.

Post-flooding, washout road repairs continue in Okanogan, Ferry counties

Roads damaged by flooding and slides are slowly being put back together, but others still are being damaged because of the soggy spring.

Davis, commissioners not considering motorized use

Ferry County Rail Trail Partners recently made a compelling case on Facebook and even garnered the attention of a Spokesman-Review columnist to write a scathing story on Ferry County Commissioners dissolving the county’s Rail Corridor Committee that has brought together the stretch of non-motorized trail from Republic to Danville.

Mid-Valley Hospital hires Fisher

Mid-Valley Hospital’s new CEO will start work May 30, a week after longtime hospital leader Mike Billing retires.

Post-flooding repairs continues on Loup Loup Pass

Work continues to progress on repairs to Highway 20 over Loup Loup Pass, but no reopening date has been set yet.

Man believed drowned in Okanogan River

A man who apparently jumped into the Okanogan River on Monday afternoon, May 22, is believed to have drowned.

Briefs - May 24, 2017

Briefs for May 24, 2017.

Omak welcomes three new police officers

Three new officers have joined the Omak Police Department within the past few months.