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BREWSTER – The Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office, with the assistance of search and rescue and an Idaho underwater search and rescue team, recovered the body of a man from Washburn Pond yesterday.

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OMAK – A Tonasket woman was injured April 9 when she was hit by a pickup truck in the Omache Shopping Center parking lot.

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OKANOGAN - The first few months of the year continue to be tough hard for Okanogan County Public Utility District power sales.

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SPOKANE — An Omak man accused of threatening Washington sheriffs online is asking that he be released from jail before his May 13 federal trial.

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The Edward Jones office at 646 Okoma Drive Suite C is celebrating Gay Heindselman’s tenure with the company. She marked 17 years with the firm this year. Heindselman (left) is with retired managing partner Jim Weddle.

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OLYMPIA - The Legislature has approved a bill that would give authority to public utility districts in Washington to produce and sell a new type of clean energy.

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First responders check damage to a pickup truck that collided with a log loader truck about 12:55 p.m. Saturday, April 13, on Highway 155 about eight miles southeast of Omak. The Washington State Patrol said Alyssa Palmer, 19, Coulee Dam, struck the log loader’s rear end, then overturned and…

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WENATCHEE - Firefighters across central Washington are using fire to help restore watersheds and protect nearby communities, said the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest.

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OMAK – A body found Thursday evening, April 11, east of town has been identified as that of a man missing for more than seven years.

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OMAK – A body was found Thursday evening, April 11, between Engh Road and Omak River Road east of town.

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SPRAGUE – A Brewster man was injured April 1 in a vehicle accident five miles east of town on Interstate 90.

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OMAK – The Omak Police Department has received a higher-than-normal number of reports about callers identifying themselves as calling for the Social Security Administration.

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OKANOGAN – The city council on April 2 approved a franchise allowing a business to encroach on a city right of way with a loading dock extension.

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OMAK – The city council has given preliminary approval to the Meadow Point planned development, thus allowing developers to continue working on an apartment complex in the north end of town.

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WASHINGTON, D.C.— U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-4th District, is praising launch of two website features aimed at helping farmers with loans and H-2A visas.

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Washington State Patrol troopers, Omak police and fire department personnel, and a LifeLine Ambulance crew assist occupants of two vehicles that collided about 9:45 a.m. March 30 on Highway 97 at Engh Road, Omak. Jesica L. Deede, 27, Bridgeport, was transported to Mid-Valley Hospital as a pr…

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OKANOGAN – Voters in Okanogan County may be asked in November to decide on a sales tax increase to pay for upgrades to the emergency services communications infrastructure.

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OKANOGAN – The permit for generating electricity at Enloe Dam is scheduled to expire July 9 and the Okanogan County Public Utility District is moving toward dewatering and inspecting the structure.

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NESPELEM – The state and the Colville Confederated Tribes have signed a compact for the retail sale of marijuana on the reservation.

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SPOKANE – The state Court of Appeals for Division III has affirmed the termination of parental rights for an Okanogan County man.

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OMAK - Police Chief Jeff Koplin said he’s encouraged by recent efforts of merchants and city residents to address the problem of vagrants, drunks, drug users and others hanging around the downtown area.

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OMAK – A man was transported to Mid-Valley Hospital Wednesday, April 3, after his vehicle apparently plummeted into the Okanogan River.

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OKANOGAN – A 74-year-old local man apparently drowned in the Okanogan River Tuesday, April 2, according to Okanogan County Coroner Dave Rodriguez.

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OMAK — Sultan senior Kiana Kendall was all smiles Saturday as she claimed the 2019 Washington State Nashville County Star title.

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RIVERSIDE — Roger and Lori Sawyer celebrated one year of ownership of DeTros Western Store with a barbeque, saddle raffle and 30 percent off sale Tuesday, March 26.

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TONASKET — North Valley Hospital board members voted to spend $25,000 on a recruiting firm to look for an obstectrics doctor with c-section abilities at their regular meeting Thursday, March 28.

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KETTLE FALLS — A previously fired Tonasket police chief has been hired to fill a temporary position in Kettle Falls Police Department.

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OMAK – The Omak School District is challenging the state Liquor and Cannabis Board’s decision to grant a liquor license to Omak Conoco.

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OKANOGAN - Spring thaw means dozens of Okanogan County roads are mushy, in danger of breaking up or subject to slides.

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OKANOGAN – An Elmer City man was charged March 28 in Okanogan County Superior Court with second-degree rape and three other crimes.

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