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Pickens North wildfire reaches 600 acres

HAVILLAH - The Pickens North fire has burned an estimated 600 acres, according to the state Department of Natural Resources.

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Crews work to line Pickens North fire

HAVILLAH - The Pickens North fire has burned an estimated 600 acres, according to the state Department of Natural Resources.

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Opening arguments start in Alltus murder case

OKANOGAN – Opening arguments and prosecution testimony began this morning in Okanogan County Superior Court for the October 2014 death of Tunk Valley resident Patrick Alltus. According to court documents, Shalin E. Alltus, 18, is charged with first-degree aggravated murder in the death of her uncle, Patrick M. Alltus, first-degree robbery, theft of a motor vehicle, two counts of theft of a firearm and two counts of unlawful possession of a firearm-juvenile in possession of a firearm.

Meteorologists issue red flag warning

Officials from the Spokane office of the National Weather Service have issued a red flag warning calling for low humidities, high winds and the potential for rapid spread of wildfires.

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Nearly $6,000 raised for motorcyclist’s family

TONASKET – Nearly $6,000 has been raised in a three-day period for a local family following a motorcycle accident last week that claimed the life of a woman and injured her husband.

Sports

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Erickson claims all-around title at Omak Stampede rodeo

Eagle Boy captures overall championship in World-Famous Suicide Race

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Woosta slides into contention for Suicide Race title

Bulls shutout riders on Saturday night at the Omak Stampede rodeo

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Rodeo: Bull riders win Friday night

Suicide Race: Top 3 repeat

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Pickens North wildfire reaches 600 acres

HAVILLAH - The Pickens North fire has burned an estimated 600 acres, according to the state Department of Natural Resources.

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Crews work to line Pickens North fire

HAVILLAH - The Pickens North fire has burned an estimated 600 acres, according to the state Department of Natural Resources.

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Opening arguments start in Alltus murder case

OKANOGAN – Opening arguments and prosecution testimony began this morning in Okanogan County Superior Court for the October 2014 death of Tunk Valley resident Patrick Alltus. According to court documents, Shalin E. Alltus, 18, is charged with first-degree aggravated murder in the death of her uncle, Patrick M. Alltus, first-degree robbery, theft of a motor vehicle, two counts of theft of a firearm and two counts of unlawful possession of a firearm-juvenile in possession of a firearm.

Opinion

Life decision means moving on

Rumors, rumors, rumors. For several months now, I’ve heard rumors of my own departure. Well, today’s the day I validate at least some of what you may have heard on the street

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Letters to the Editor: Sept. 30, 2015

Letters to the Editor: Sept. 30, 2015

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Consider valid Iranian deal issues

There are valid concerns that need to be considered before approving any deal with Iran

  • Yes. More business, more jobs. 18%
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  • I don't care. They wouldn't receive any business from me. 20%

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