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St. George's eases past Brewster, 2-1, following a shootout at state

Bears play for third- and fourth-place at 10 a.m. Saturday

Omak man arrested after fatal fire

An Omak man was arrested Friday, Nov. 17, on suspicion of first-degree murder and first-degree arson after a fatal house fire just outside town.

Investigators called fatal fire scene

Investigators with the Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office were called to the scene of a fatal house fire Friday morning, Nov. 17, on Omak River Road.

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Navy crew responsible for phallic skywriting

A giant phallus drawn in the sky with plane exhaust Thursday afternoon, Nov. 16, was the handiwork of a Navy flight crew.

WVCO addresses Confederate flag displayed by student

A Confederate flag displayed on a student’s vehicle led Wenatchee Valley College at Omak officials to host a forum Nov. 16 about the flag and its meaning.

Sports

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St. George's eases past Brewster, 2-1, following a shootout at state

Bears play for third- and fourth-place at 10 a.m. Saturday

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Barrel racer wins INFR title at record age

Former Omak student posts fastest time all four days of rodeo

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’Dogs blast Rangers, 44-7, in state 1A football opener

Next up: No. 7 Okanogan takes on No. 1 Royal at Apple Bowl on Nov. 18

News

Omak man arrested after fatal fire

An Omak man was arrested Friday, Nov. 17, on suspicion of first-degree murder and first-degree arson after a fatal house fire just outside town.

Investigators called fatal fire scene

Investigators with the Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office were called to the scene of a fatal house fire Friday morning, Nov. 17, on Omak River Road.

Tease photo

Navy crew responsible for phallic skywriting

A giant phallus drawn in the sky with plane exhaust Thursday afternoon, Nov. 16, was the handiwork of a Navy flight crew.

Opinion

CENTER STAGE: Streaming music can be really convenient

I love listening to music, be it one of today’s “hot new” songs, or a classic from yesteryear. While I’ll admit the bulk of my music collection (both physical and digital) is country, bluegrass and classic rock, I’ve got nothing against classical, folk, blues, and even the occasional pop song. Last week my brother purchased a subscription for me to the popular streaming music service Spotify.

RANDOM THOUGHTS: Era of 747 comes to an end

The Boeing 747, with its iconic cockpit “hump,” soon will be just a memory as far as passenger service goes.

RANDOM THOUGHTS: Let's not gloss over Thanksgiving

Does Thanksgiving even matter anymore?

  • I'll be shopping 'til I drop! 4%
  • I'm going to concentrate on Cyber Monday (Nov. 27) 12%
  • I'm going to head to local merchants on Saturday! (Nov. 25) 12%
  • I'm waiting until Dec. 26 to save some money. 12%
  • I'm just going to eat dinner, watch the game and go to bed 62%

26 total votes