Brock Hires

Tonasket, Oroville and Ferry County reporter

509-826-1110 Extension: 119

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Small fires, smoke checks reported

TONASKET – Fire crews responded to a couple small wildfires and smoke checks last week.

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New wolf pack confirmed in Ferry County

SHERMAN PASS — A new wolf pack has been identified in eastern Washington in the Sherman Pass area of Ferry County.

Leg bone in shoe not human, official says

REPUBLIC - A leg bone found in a remote area of Ferry County has left officials shaking their heads.

Fun run planned Saturday south of Tonasket

The Tonasket/Okanogan Valley Lions Club will hold their annual Freedom 5K and childrens 1 mile fun run on Saturday.

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American Grit party planned

OMAK - A viewing party is planned Thursday, June 9 for the season finale of the Fox network reality TV program “American Grit,” which features Omak resident Clare Painter.

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RV park repairs planned

CONCONULLY - U.S. Bureau of Reclamation construction crew are scheduled to arrive and begin improvements on the RV park at the Conconully Lake resort June 16.

Search warrant lands meth bust

A local man was arrested Friday for possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver after law enforcement executed a search warrant in a Maple Street trailer court.

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Record-breaking heat expected

The Spokane office of the National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook calling for record-breaking heat in the Okanogan Valley.

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Curlew Barrel Derby planned Sunday

The 2016 Curlew Barrel Derby celebrations will kick off the morning of Sunday, June 5, and continue through the day in town.

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Founder's Day celebrations kick off Friday

A parade, street vendors, rodeo and other activities are planned June 3-4 during the town’s 82nd annual Founders’ Day celebration.

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