Brock Hires

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‘God definitely has a plan for me’

A little more than a month ago Ron Champagne was lying in a bed at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, unconscious with tubes and IVs running though his body, while a ventilator was breathing for him.

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Oroville church celebrates 60 years

Immaculate Conception Catholic Church celebrated 60 years at its current location and Parish Day with bilingual Mass and thanks giving feast Friday night.

Pateros woman injured in wreck

A local woman was injured Dec. 5 in a single vehicle accident about two miles north of town.

Burn ban extended until further notice

Stagnant weather conditions are expected to continue in throughout the region, prompting the state Department of Ecology to expand and extend a Stage 1 burn ban.

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UPS franchise store opens today in Omak

A UPS franchise store and business center will open its doors at 8 a.m. today, Dec. 6, in the Omache Shopping Center.

CENTER STAGE: Holiday events on tap Saturday

Christmas is right around the corner. Earlier this week, while driving to the office, I noticed only a few houses along my way with beautiful colored lights on them. Which begs the question, why are so few people decorating this year?

Schools plan holiday concerts, activities

East Omak Elementary School students will present their annual holiday concert tomorrow, Dec. 7 at the Omak Performing Arts Center, 14 S. Cedar St.

‘Winter Magic’ comes to PAC

The Okanogan Valley Orchestra and Chorus will ring in the sounds of the holiday season with “Winter Magic” at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9 at the Omak Performing Arts Center, 14 S. Cedar St.

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Hospital CFO resigns

North Valley Hospital’s Chief Financial Office Julie Leonard announced her resignation Friday, Dec. 1.

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North Valley Hospital board silences community

People who attended the Nov. 30 North Valley Hospital board of commissioners meeting wanting to address the board with comments or questions were in for a big surprise.

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