Brock Hires

Tonasket, Oroville and Ferry County reporter

509-826-1110 Extension: 119

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Officials issue hazardous weather outlook

The Spokane office of the National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook calling for lightning, thunderstorms and showers in some areas of Okanogan County.

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Former NVH employee ‘disappointed’ with district

TONASKET – A former North Valley Hospital employee is upset with her termination and how the district’s CEO allegedly retaliated against her.

Bar-S Foods Company recalls hot dogs, corn dogs

Officials warn of possible Listeria contamination

Bar-S Foods Company is recalling approximately 372,684 pounds of chicken and pork hot dog and corn dog products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. possible

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Weather outlook calls for thunder, lightning

Meteorologists from the Spokane office of the National Weather service have issued a hazardous weather outlook for portions of central Washington, including Okanogan County.

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Officials speak out on Dallas shootings

OMAK – A scenario in which someone targets police officers could occur anywhere, but local law enforcement leaders say they’re thankful they live and work in close-knit communities where most people value them.

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Years Ago: Winthrop woman has encounter with blind bear

F.W. Graham, immigration agent for the Great Northern Railway, was in town last week, conferring with local businessmen in regard to future business for his road and lined things up for better teamwork between town and railway.

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Tonasket couple celebrates golden anniversary

Local couple Tryg and Janet Culp will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, July 9 at the Community Cultural Center, 411 S. Western Ave.

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Colville tribal chairman, musician Jim Boyd dies

INCHELIUM — Colville Business Council chairman, songwriter, producer and musical icon Jim Boyd died last Tuesday, June 21.

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Rodeo gallops to Chesaw

CHESAW – The small but powerful Chesaw Rodeo Club will put on the 74th annual Chesaw Fourth of July Rodeo on Monday, July 4.

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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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