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Vehicle crashes into post office

Vehicle crashes through Waterville Post Office wall

Grant County deputy injured in crash

A Grant County sheriff’s deputy was injured this afternoon in a two-vehicle crash in the south-central part of the county.

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Drought area expanded

Gov. Jay Inslee has expanded his earlier drought declarations to include the whole state.

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Fishermen rescued after boat overturns

One fishermen was transported to the hospital, a second is on shore after being rescued today.

PUD warns of scam

The Okanogan County Public Utility District is warning customers of a scam involving a pop-up computer message.

Candidate filing continues

Several more candidates have filed for political offices since Monday.

NOANet problems affect local Internet service

Problems with the NoaNet broadband system this morning slowed Internet service to end users of the Okanogan County Public Utility District’s fiber-optic network and caused problems for people trying to file for elective office through the state.

Carnival kicks off Colorama

Event includes parade, helicopter rides and more

The Colorama Festival returns this week for its 58th year with popular activities, from a carnival to a parade, helicopter rides, races and more.

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'49er Days starts Friday

Wagon train rolls into town to kick off Old West celebration

The 70th annual ‘49er Days celebration, with the theme “Ashes to Sunflowers,” will be Friday through Sunday in town.

Voters pass Mid-Valley Hospital bond, Methow Valley schools levies

Hospital measure passing with 64.2 percent support; two Methow Valley schools measures also passing

Special election ballots due today

Okanogan County Hospital District No. 3 (Mid-Valley) and the Methow Valley School District are both seeking voter approval to raise taxes.

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Volunteers sought to help with Saturday morning race

Five volunteers are needed tomorrow morning to help with the Omak Orchards in Bloom half-marathon and 10K race.

Newhouse introduces bill to remove gray wolf from endangered species list

U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-4th District, has introduced a bill to remove the gray wolf from the federal endangered species list.

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Omak, Okanogan bridge work planned

Motorists can expect delays of up to 10 minutes

Motorists headed between downtown and the east side of the Okanogan River can expect delays on Thursday while repairs are done to the Central Avenue bridge.

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Tribal council places pot referendum on ballot

Colville tribal voters will decide in June whether tribal code should parallel state law concerning recreational use of marijuana.

Sports medicine board to meet

The Caribou Trail Orthopedics and Sports Medicine board will meet at 2 p.m. tomorrow at Mid-Valley Hospital.

Los de Abajo concert canceled

The Los de Abajo concert, which had been planned Saturday at the Barn, has been canceled.

Rotary announces scholarship winners

Okanogan, Omak students to receive scholarships

Easter brings hunts for children

Egg hunts begin at 4:30 p.m. Friday at the Nespelem Community Center and continue throughout the weekend.

North Cascades Highway opens Friday

Traffic can traverse Washington and Rainy passes beginning at at 10 a.m. Friday, just in time for Easter weekend.

Hover will leave Department of Agriculture

Director Bud Hover is leaving the state Department of Agriculture to return to his farm in Okanogan County and spend more time with his wife and family.

Police seek public help in Omak robbery investigation

OMAK – The police are seeking the public’s help in the investigation of an armed robbery at Stampede Mini Mart early Saturday morning.

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North Cascades Highway clearing under way

State Department of Transportation Work crews have already cleared more than 2 miles of the highway near Mazama

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Ecology: Expect dust storms, wildfires

Drought conditions — above-average temperatures and low snowpack—are expected to create dry fields and forests in Eastern Washington this spring and summer.

Rep. Hawkins host town hall meeting

Rep. Brad Hawkins invites school workers to session to discuss issues

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Troopers seek witnesses to fatal crash

The Washington State Patrol is seeking witnesses to last week’s fatality collision involving a school bus and two other vehicles on U.S. Highway 97 north of town.

Charges pending in three-vehicle fatality crash

Charges are pending against a Yakima man who apparently fell asleep at the wheel, with his box truck then crossing the centerline and crashing into a car and a loaded school bus Thursday morning.

U.S. Highway 97 reopens following fatal crash

U.S. Highway 97 has reopened after being closed most of the day because of a fatal crash north of town.

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Highway remains closed; investigation continues on three-vehicle crash

U.S. Highway 97 is expected to remain closed well into the afternoon in the wake of a three-vehicle crash in which one person was killed.

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Car driver killed, others injured in three vehicle crash

One person is dead and dozens more have been taken to area hospitals after a three-vehicle crash. Identities of those involved have not yet been released.

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Highway closed due to crash near Orondo

U.S. Highway 97 is closed from milepost 213 in Orondo to milepost 235 at Chelan Falls because of a multi-vehicle crash.

Moses Lake man hospitalized following crash

David Crowell, 22, suffered a severe head injury during a Tuesday morning rollover crash south of town.

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Okanogan teen injured in crash

Zachary Mostad slid through a stop sign, went on the road and hit a fruit tree near Orondo on Sunday.

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Two injured in crash after pursuit

A suspect who was being chased by law enforcement and crashed his car into an oncoming SUV remains at large Thursday morning.

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Loup Loup ski hill closes

With poor snow conditions, ski hill officials have closed the slope and canceled the scheduled Valentine's Teen Dance and tubing party

Most school ballot measures passing

Ballots were counted Tuesday night. Another count is planned Friday, with certification coming Feb. 24.

Injured bobcat euthanized

A bobcat spotted near Canadian Highway 97 near the Kelowna International Airport was euthanized last Wednesday after it apparently was hit by a vehicle.

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State Supreme Court rules in favor of PUD

Ruling gives utility ability to build transmission line across state land

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Pateros schools chief injured in crash

Lois Davies hospitalized at Harborview Medical Center after suffering head and rib injuries in snowy crash on U.S. Highway 2.

Entiat man killed in crash

Michael D. Rash died Saturday at the scene of the 9:07 p.m. motor vehicle crash east of Rock Island

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Seim arrested in Douglas County courtroom

Former 4th Congressional District candidate booked into Douglas County Jail for interfering with a court, disorderly conduct and contempt of court.

Moses Lake woman seriously injured in a one-vehicle crash

Chelsea A. Palmer was northbound in the 5600 block of Road K N.E. around 11:30 a.m. when her car left the road to the east, striking a driveway culvert and overturned twice, the Grant County Sheriff’s Office.

Portion of Road K closed in Grant County

Crash prompts closure while deputies investigate

Man shot while sitting in car

Grant County Sheriff's Office looking for information about the shooting

Wildfire meeting draws hundreds

Reps. Brian Blake, D-Aberdeen, and Joel Kretz, R-Wauconda, hosted the presentations by local and state officials during the meeting at Brewster High School.

Town's 911 system down

Outage affects Wilson Creek, other areas of Grant County

Interstate 90 closed due to rockslide danger

Interstate 90 is closed to westbound traffic because of an unstable slope that’s being assessed for safety.

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Missing Rock Island man sought

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is seeking help in locating a man who has been missing for two weeks.

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Body found north of Brewster

Deputies identify remains as Juan A. Oros-Morales, missing since Dec. 19

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Robbery reported in Okanogan

Okanogan County Sheriff's Office is searching for four masked bandits believed to have robbed a local couple at gunpoint Saturday night

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