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WATERVILLE – A pair of rodeos, horse racing and plenty of entertainment are on tap this weekend at the North Central Washington Fair, which will kick off tomorrow at 601 N. Monroe St.

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REPUBLIC — The state Department of Fish and Wildlife announced Monday that the four known remaining members of the Old Profanity Territory wolf pack were lethally removed.

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OKANOGAN - Animal Foster Care has a new van for transporting cats and kittens to partner shelters in hopes of finding the felines homes in more populated areas.

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OMAK – Xtreme Challenge, the Omak School District’s longstanding after-school program, will not continue during the 2019-20 school year.

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OMAK - A Tonasket graduate with a long-held dream of becoming a police officer has been hired by the Omak Police Department as its newest recruit.

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KELLER – The Williams Flats Fire, southeast of town, had burned across 44,515 acres of land as of Monday morning, Aug. 19.

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OKANOGAN - The Okanogan County Public Utility District board may establish a financial policy, including a proposal by staff on managing the rate stabilization fund.

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SEATTLE - For the seventh time in two weeks, Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists in the Area Port of Seattle have intercepted suspect egg masses of the highly destructive Asian gypsy moth.

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OKANOGAN – Youngsters heading to class this fall need to have up-to-date measles-mumps-rubella immunizations or risk being turned away from school.

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OKANOGAN – A Pateros man was found guilty Aug. 8 of attempting to kill Brewster businessman Cass Gebbers nearly three years ago.

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OMAK – Rain is a rarity on Stampede weekend. To have rain fall all four days of the rodeo is nearly unheard of.

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OMAK – Mid-Valley Hospital is poised to become the leader in medical services for Okanogan County, CEO Alan Fisher told the city council Aug. 5.

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OKANOGAN – If funding comes through, street rebuilds are planned for Lower Pine Street and part of North Third Avenue within the next couple years.

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OLYMPIA – A listening tour is planned in early September by 12th District Sen. Brad Hawkins, R-East Wenatchee.

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YAKIMA - Washington’s fresh apple crop is expected to be 18 percent larger than last year’s crop, with Gala truly taking the lead for production and Cosmic Crisp making its debut on the commercial market.

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OKANOGAN – Thunderstorms that passed through Okanogan and Ferry counties last weekend touched off several fires, but as of mid-afternoon Monday, Aug. 12, none had grown to any great size.

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OMAK – Water system upgrades, the first step in building an expanded state Department of Natural Resources fire base at the Omak Municipal Airport, will be done during the coming year.

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ELLENSBURG – An Okanogan woman was injured Aug. 11 when her car collided with a tractor-trailer on Interstate 82 about 16 miles east of town.

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KELLER – The Williams Flats Fire has raced across 40,000 acres of land in the past week, with the Colville Confederated Tribes instituting more road closures in the area.

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STEHEKIN – The lightning-caused Devore Creek Fire has burned across 425 acres of land about three air miles southwest of town.

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OMAK—Modern Electric Tattoo received a facelift to the exterior of its shop on Sunday, August 4 and Monday, August 5, from owner Peach Daniel and fellow tattoo artist Core Jensen.

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KELLER - The Williams Flats Fire has prompted Level 3 (leave now) evacuation orders in the areas of Little Nine Mile Creek West to Whitestone lookout and south to the Columbia River, according to the Ferry County Sheriff's Office.

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OKANOGAN – A man accused of breaking into an Omak couple’s home, beating them and stealing their vehicle has been ordered into competency restoration treatment.

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OKANOGAN — Okanogan County Superior Court Judge Henry A. Rawson dropped a restraining order denying a move by the Carlton House of Cannabis from their location at 2256 Highway 153, Suite B in Carlton, to a storefront location at 1017 E. Methow Valley Highway.The state Liquor and Cannabis Boa…

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KELLER – The Williams Flats Fire on the Colville Indian Reservation is nearing 17,000 acres in size as of Tuesday morning, Aug. 6.

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OMAK – A ServSafe training for restaurant managers, cooks and anyone who has responsibility for food preparation and food safety will be offered next week at two Colville tribal casinos.

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OKANOGAN – School board members approved the 2019-20 budget for the Okanogan School District during their meeting July 31.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – A bill that would name the Third Power Plant at Grand Coulee Dam for father-son dam advocates has been introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives.

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OLYMPIA – Omak Mayor Cindy Gagne has been elected to the board of directors for the Association of Washington Cities.

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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Northwest cherry growers are eligible for federal payments and financial relief under a program aimed at supporting American agricultural producers affected by Chinese tariffs.

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