Katie Teachout

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State numbers of wolves 4.5 times greater than in 2011

Wolves from the Smackout pack in Stevens County and the Togo pack in Ferry County will have their numbers reduced after continued attacks on cattle forced Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Director Kelly Susewind to authorize lethal removal of one or two members of both packs.

November 13, 2018 1:47 p.m. read more..
 

Military man keeps students entertained

Master Sgt. Keith Caraway kept students of all ages entertained as he spoke about his nearly 20 years in the service at the Tonasket Elementary School Veterans Day assembly Wednesday, Nov. 7.

November 7, 2018 4:52 p.m. read more..
  

Dahlquist recalls service in Korean War

Norm Dahlquist, 86, was a Navy Reserve member when the Northern Korean People’s Army invaded South Korea, and U.S. President Harry S. Truman called on air, ground and naval forces to join United Nations forces in defending the Republic of Korea on June 25, 1950.

November 7, 2018 11:16 a.m. read more..


High-speed chase ends in pasture

A man wanted by the state Department of Corrections was traveling on Inchelium highway on the evening of Oct. 28 when he made the mistake of speeding past Ferry County Sheriff’s Deputy Ben Cosby.

November 5, 2018 2:22 p.m. read more..


New owner opens Hornets Nest

Brick Wall, the new owner of Oroville's Hornets Nest, comes by his passion for flipping a good burger honestly. His father owned DJ's, a burger joint located across from Oroville High School, from 1991 to 1995.

November 2, 2018 4:38 p.m. read more..


Halloween events set tonight

A haunted house is planned tonight, Oct. 31, in the former Carquest building, 619 Okoma Drive. Hours are 7-10 p.m. Okanogan Valley Orchestra and Chorus is joining with the Omak Chamber of Commerce for the event. Admission will be charged.

October 31, 2018 1:09 p.m. read more..


School lockdowns not as scary as they sound

Rumors of a stabbing and several soft lockdowns in the month of October at Tonasket School District are being squelched by Superintendent Steve McCullough, whose post on the district’s Facebook page last Friday addressed the misunderstandings.

October 30, 2018 10:07 a.m. read more..

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