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Proposal would change name of Squaw Creek

Squaw Creek in the lower Methow Valley could become Swaram Creek under a proposal before the state Committee on Geographic Names.

Russian hackers tried to get into state election system -- and failed

Russian hackers attempted to access Washington state election systems before the 2016 general election, but failed.

Extension hosts Women in Agriculture conference

Washington State University Extension will have its Women in Agriculture conference Nov. 18 in several locations, including Nespelem and Republic.

Woodcutting restrictions reduced in forest

Woodcutting restrictions have been reduced in parts of the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest because of changes in weather conditions.

'Healing the Columbia' features tribal members

Two members of the Colville Confederated Tribes are among the speakers at the Sept. 28 “Healing the Columbia” event the Seattle Mountaineers Building, 7700 Sand Point Way N.E.

Sports

Ferry County Fair bulls and barrels results announced

Results have been announced for the bulls and barrels events at the Ferry County Fair, Sept. 1-3.

Volkssport event planned in Winthrop

A three-day volkssport event is planned Sept. 29 to Oct. 1, starting at the Barn, 51 Highway 20.

Tease photo

BOWLING: Ludeman rolls 711 series at Valley Lanes

DeTro paces women with 195 game

News

Proposal would change name of Squaw Creek

Squaw Creek in the lower Methow Valley could become Swaram Creek under a proposal before the state Committee on Geographic Names.

Russian hackers tried to get into state election system -- and failed

Russian hackers attempted to access Washington state election systems before the 2016 general election, but failed.

Extension hosts Women in Agriculture conference

Washington State University Extension will have its Women in Agriculture conference Nov. 18 in several locations, including Nespelem and Republic.

Opinion

EDITORIAL: Tonasket hospital needs to answer questions

North Valley Hospital’s board has plenty of people showing up to meetings and asking questions about how well the hospital is being managed.

EXPLORING THE OKANOGAN: A life of their own

Partway up the Early Winters valley is a break in the mountain that forms, if you are going up-valley, the left side of the valley wall.

CENTER STAGE: Lots of local entertainment on tap at county fair

It’s that time of year again. Tomorrow kicks off the first day of the 70th annual Okanogan County Fair. Perhaps one of the largest family reunions of sorts, the county fair brings something for everyone.