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Donations sought to help 4-H families with fire losses

The state 4-H community is being asked to help members’ families impacted by the Carlton Complex fires.

Churches of Christ offer relief supplies

People impacted by the Carlton Complex fires can get a variety of relief supplies through Churches of Christ Disaster Relief Effort Inc., based in Nashville, Tenn.

Fire area residents urged to take flood, erosion precautions

People in, adjacent to and downstream from areas burned in the Carlton Complex fires are urged to take immediate action to protect themselves from erosion and flooding.

Fire information meetings planned in Okanogan, Conconully

A fire information meeting is planned at 7 tonight, Thursday, at Okanogan High School, 255 S. Fifth Ave. Another meeting will be at 7 p.m. Friday at the Conconully Community Hall, 219 Main St.

Murray, Cantwell call for additional firefighting money

A dozen U.S. senators, including Sens. Patty Murray and Maria Cantwell, both D-Wash., have sent a letter to Senate leaders calling for swift passage of President Obama’s emergency supplemental funding request, which would allocate $615 million to fight wildfires.

Sports

BomberCon relocated from Okanogan to Burlington

The third annual BomberCon, slated for July 25-27 at the Agriplex in Okanogan, has been moved to Burlington due to fires in Okanogan County.

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Results for the fifth annual Tonasket Truck and Tractor Pull

Results for the fifth annual Tonasket Truck & Tractor Pull competed July 18 and 19 in the Comanchero Rodeo Grounds.

Results from Methow Vally Killer Whales and Omak Mantaray meet

The Methow Vally Killer Whales took on the Omak Mantaray Aquatic Klub in a swIM meet July 8.

  • No. I've always supported the construction of a new power transmission line from Pateros to Twisp. 59%
  • Despite the lack of power to the Methow Valley, I still don't want the line built. 7%
  • Yes. After having to go without power, water, gasoline, etc., I now see the need for the line. 7%
  • The state Department of Natural Resources should never have opposed the power line. 14%
  • Instead of building the line, people should move away and leave the Methow Valley for wildlife 13%

56 total votes