Games to be played Monday at Wenatchee, Wednesday at Brewster
City council had a special meeting Wednesday, Feb. 6, with the intent to approve the creation of a new position for an internal compliance administrator.
Okanogan County Fair Advisory Committee Members had first and second readings on several policy updates that, if approved, will be effective for this year’s fair, Sept. 5-8.
OKANOGAN – An Oroville man was found not guilty of second-degree assault-strangulation or suffocation with a domestic violence enhancement Jan. 29 in Okanogan County Superior Court.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – A bill to increase resources for tribal crime victim assistance programs has passed the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.
Lawmakers are pushing for a bill to allow year-round observation of daylight saving time in the state, with the intention of the practice spreading throughout the country.
SPOKANE - Three men who appealed the amount of restitution ordered by Okanogan County Superior Court have won a new restitution hearing from the state Court of Appeals for Division 3.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-4th District, has been nominated by the House Republican Steering Committee to serve on the House Appropriations Committee in the 116th Congress.
NESPELEM - Colville Business Council Chairman Rodney Cawston has written a letter to the principal of a school whose students were involved in an apparent confrontation with an Omaha elder at the Lincoln Memorial on Jan. 18.
CHEWELAH – An Inchelium man was taken to the hospital as a precautionary measure after being involved in a three-vehicle accident on Highway 395 two miles north of town Jan. 16.
Due to inclement weather, several area schools are planning closures and delays for classes on Wednesday, Jan. 23. This list will be updated as information becomes available.
Tonasket Middle School and High School administrators performed a drug dog sweep of both buildings in conjunction with Phoenix Protective Corporation Tuesday morning, Jan. 22.
OMAK – Members of Omak High School FFA and others volunteered last fall with the Okanogan Conservation District to mark four miles of fence line on a ranch in the Tunk Valley to conserve sharp-tailed grouse.
The Ferry County Sheriff’s Office is struggling with deputy retention and is considering a proposed voter-approved public safety property tax levy that would be in in place for six years, and/or a voter-approved public safety sales tax increase of 0.3 percent.
North Valley Hospital leaders will host a special meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, to discuss the future of the district’s obstetrical (OB) department.
How can I not be the biological mother to my children I gave birth to? That was the question former Twisp resident Amelia Minuoza kept asking herself after a two-year struggle with a DNA conundrum.
OLYMPIA – A Centralia legislator is asking the Washington Citizens’ Commission on Salaries for Elected Officials to reconsider its recommendation that lawmakers receive a nearly 18 percent raise during the next biennium.
- Armed robbery suspects sought
- Rawley named May Festival queen
- Gold rush brings hundreds to Wauconda
- Most school levy requests are passing; Omak is on the edge
- Man taken into custody after school threat
- One man injured, another arrested after shooting
- Highway 17 speed limit reduced temporarily
- Assault charge filed in shooting
- Man charged with threatening schools
- Delores “Dee” F. Ervin