Dee Camp

General assignment reporter

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Recent Stories

Prosecutor asked to recuse in quiet title lawsuit

The attorney representing the Okanogan Open Roads Coalition and three individuals has asked the Okanogan County Prosecutor’s Office to recuse itself from a quiet title lawsuit filed by Gamble Land and Timber Ltd. and Cascade Holdings Group.

Chief Justice expresses concern over ICE agents in courthouses

The chief justice of the state Supreme Court has expressed concern to U.S. Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly about reports that Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents have been lurking around county courthouses in search of people illegally in the country.

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Couple killed in collision

Autopsies have been ordered for an Okanogan couple died Thursday, March 16, when their pickup truck collided with a tractor-trailer on Highway 97 just outside town.

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Report: State wolf population up 28 percent

The state’s wolf population grew by 28 percent in 2016 and added at least two new packs.

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Marijuana store plans move to Main Street

The Sage Shop has asked the state Liquor and Cannabis Board for permission to move to 309 N. Main St.

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Teams fare well in Knowlege Bowl

Teams from Liberty Bell, Tonasket and Okanogan all placed in the Top 3 in state Knowledge Bowl competition last weekend, with the Mountain Lions claiming the state title among 2B schools.

Body found in river near Rattlesnake Point

An autopsy will be conducted this week on the remains of a man found floating in the Okanogan River on March 16 at Rattlesnake Point south of town.

Headwaters protection bill proposed

A bill to protect the Methow headwaters area near Mazama has been introduced in the U.S. Senate.

Companies file for quiet title to road

Gamble Land and Timber Ltd. and Cascade Holdings Group have filed a complaint against Okanogan County seeking quiet title to land in the French Creek-Texas Creek area near Pateros.

Fish and Wildlife plans controlled burns

The state Department of Fish and Wildlife plans to conduct controlled burns this spring on parts of three wildlife areas to reduce wildfire risks and enhance wildlife habitat.

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