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1B/2B girls reach second day of state

Play continues today in Tri-Cities

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Anglers catching money fish in Conconully

Bunch of trout turned in for cash

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Drag racers cut perfect starting lights

Record 275 races open Osoyoos track

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Fantastic 4 soars Sunflower hoop title

3-on-3 tournament draws 45 teams

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Crew works to clean up oil spill near Keller

A gasoline tanker-truck heading north on state Highway 21 north of town overturned this morning and spilled 70 gallons of diesel and 2,800 gallons of gasoline into a ditch across from the San Poil River.

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Crew works to clean up oil spill near Keller

A gasoline tanker-truck heading north on state Highway 21 north of town overturned this morning and spilled 70 gallons of diesel and 2,800 gallons of gasoline into a ditch across from the San Poil River.

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New restaurant opens in Omak

The Red Rooster Family Restaurant, 3 S. Main St., opened its doors this morning to local patrons.

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Flash Flood watch issued for Carlton Complex areas

The National Weather Service office in Spokane has announced a flash flood watch for Carlton Complex fire burn scar areas.

Opinion

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Dont' sequester Wolf Advisory Group

The state Department of Fish and Wildlife's new human-wildlife conflict collaboration executive director, Francine Madden, plans to begin her new management position by sequestering the public board established specifically to be a liaison on wolf-related issues. Since she's unilaterally throwing out the rules established for the board, the state should rescind any job offer and find someone willing to truly collaborate with rural residents facing wolf-related issues.

Officials correctly play out process

Okanogan County commissioners are correctly following the established process on the request to vacate Three Devils Road, even in the delay in a decision isn't popular

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Thumbs up for bicycle crackdown

As more and more Okanogan County communities welcome ATVs into town, the potential for frustration between those riders and cyclists and drivers will grow. Cyclists have to learn to share the road with other ATV riders, and vice versa.

  • The bulk collection of personal data is unconstitutional. Strike it down. 61%
  • The National Security Agency needs the law intact to protect us. Renew the measure. 3%
  • Trading privacy for security is a prudent choice. Keep it. 3%
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