Dee Camp

General assignment, community and entertainment reporter

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County considers health board’s future

Commissioners plan public hearing 1:30 p.m. tomorrow

A public hearing is planned at 1:30 p.m. tomorrow on a proposal to change the Okanogan County Board of Health from six to five members and change representation on the board.

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Omak city councilman dies

Memorial service planned for 11:30 a.m. Saturday

A celebration of life service will be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday for Omak City Council member Dino DeCesari, who died Saturday at Mid-Valley Hospital.

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Tunk fire activity may increase

Fire managers expect the Tunk Block Fire to be more active today, with flames backing under the forest canopy.

Shooting prompts road closures in Chelan-Manson area

School districts go into lockdown while authorities search for shooter

Authorities have closed some roads near town because of a shooting.

Grant County deputy fired

The Grant County Sheriff's Office has fired a deputy who was suspected of fourth-degree assault-domestic violence.

Trudi Inslee visits fire areas today

Washington first lady Trudi Inslee is in Pateros today touring fire areas. She toured the Alta Lake spike camp to thank firefighters for their efforts.

Public meeting about fires is today in Nespelem

A public meeting about the North Star and Tunk Block fires will be at 5 p.m. today at Nespelem School, 229 School Loop Road.

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North Cascades could reopen Sunday

The North Cascades Highway, closed for a week and a half because of fire, could open as soon as Sunday.

Electricity may be restored tomorrow to Omak flats

Electricity should be restored by late Friday to areas of the Omak flats and Riverside Cutoff, Greenacres and Johnson Creek roads.

North Star Fire continues burning northward

The North Star Fire, burning mostly on the Colville Indian Reservation, has blackened 170,000 acres of forest, brush and grass.

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