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Sarah Highfield

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Crews strengthen section of Lost River levee

Flood teams from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will strengthen a section of the Lost River levee in Mazama and raise a section of Rodeo Track Road at the request of the Colville Confederated Tribes today, May 16.

May 16, 2018 2:19 p.m. read more..

'49ers Days gallops to Winthrop this weekend

A plethora of Western themed, ‘49ers Days festivities await this weekend. Participants can ride a bull. Engorge on pies. Spit a gummy bear. Throw an egg. And be awarded for these usually ill-advised activities.

May 8, 2018 1:43 a.m. read more..

Brewster School District nicked in audit

A state audit of the Brewster School District from Sept. 1, 2016, to Aug. 31, 2017, found the district reported incorrect school meal counts to the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction.

May 1, 2018 8:30 a.m. read more..

Sounds of the Pasayten

A distracted pack cook, pony nudges and mountain staircases guide listeners along her beaten track in Lauralee Northcott’s new album.

April 13, 2018 10:25 a.m. read more..

Noma, Platter seek county prosecutor seat

Ahead of the filing period for the Aug. 7 primary election, civil attorney Arian E. Noma and incumbent Branden E. Platter have begun campaigning for Okanogan County prosecuting attorney.

April 13, 2018 9:59 a.m. read more..

Victim of alleged harassing note and mother speak out

The mother of an Okanogan sixth grade student says her daughter was bullied to the point of chopping off her long locks and shaving her eyebrows. Most recently, Venice “Vinnie” Rain, 11, received an anonymous note urging Rain’s suicide.

April 3, 2018 10:14 a.m. read more..

Gun control marches planned in Twisp, Okanogan Saturday

According to the March for Our Lives’ website, about 832 “sibling marches” to Saturday’s rally in downtown Washington D.C. will take place around the world, demanding an end to mass shootings. Two such marches are planned in Twisp and Okanogan.

March 22, 2018 7:55 a.m. read more..