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Sarah Highfield

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Confluence Gallery selects winter/spring resident

Eli Klemmeck, an emerging illustrator in the Methow Valley, has been awarded Confluence Gallery’s winter/spring artist-in-residence spot.

Submissions sought for Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest exhibit

Artists over the age of 18 residing in Grant, Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan counties may apply to a Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest exhibition.

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One for the fans: Brewster singer’s new album pays tribute

As a fledgling Americana singer, Brittany Jean feared moving from the Midwest to Brewster in 2013 might be a career stopper.

Brewster chamber sets focus on business interests

At its first meeting of the new year, the Brewster Chamber of Commerce resolved to advocate for the city’s business and commercial interests, rather than solely plan events.

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New church coming to Brewster

A non-denominational Christian church “for people who don’t like church” aims to open its doors between February and April in Brewster as the second campus of RealLife Lake Chelan.

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Community rallies around Bridgeport family after fire

It was a little over a week ago that Bridgeport High School boys’ basketball coach Pat McFadden bustled through a burning home to save his fiancé’s 8-year-old son, Tommy. Both remained in Harborview Medical Center for treatment of burns Tuesday – McFadden in serious condition and Tommy, satisfactory.

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Snow blankets the Okanogan

Patrol responds to dozens of collisions; schools affected

Thursday's snow storm – albeit short-lived – impacted car insurance premiums, power lines and school start and end times across the region.

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Human emotion focus of Confluence Gallery exhibit

Pathognomy, the study of passion and emotions, inspires oil painter Robin Nelson Wicks.

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Snow, ice befalls region Thursday

Icy mountain passes and school closures have befallen the region, along with expected accumulations ranging from four inches to several feet of snow today.

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Brewster trees revived by art

An arborist gave the pair one year to live.

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Bridgeport man pleads not guilty to harassment charges

A Bridgeport man who allegedly threatened violence last year at Bridgeport High School pleaded not guilty in Okanogan County Superior Court Jan. 2.

Progress continues on Pateros water project

The City of Pateros’ $7.9 million water project will flow through government channels without delay, Mayor Carlene Anders told the Chamber of Commerce Jan. 4.

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House fire displaces Twisp family

Two days before Christmas, a fire took their mobile home, belongings and three-legged Basset Hound “Lucky.”

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Youth equestrian program launches in Okanogan

World-champion equestrian Melissa Sexton wants to buck the notion that horsemanship poses too great a cost for youth.

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Las Posadas draws crowd in Brewster

Mary and Joseph stopped at a taco truck in Brewster Saturday night.

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Omak Conoco open for business

The fast foodstuff and longtime employees remain unchanged. But next door to the convenience store at Omak’s Conoco gas station, 414 Hanford St., a new owner bustles in his office, monitoring eight new security cameras and hatching other store improvements.