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NVH candidates share views, opinions

North Valley Hospital commissioner candidates met Thursday, Oct. 12, to share their opinions and views for the future of the district during a forum at the Tonasket High School.

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La Niña may return this winter

Will we have another La Niña winter?  That’s the question local residents and meteorologists are seeking to find answers to.

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Extended Care will get wireless Internet

Residents can video chat with family

North Valley Extended Care nursing home residents will soon take a leap into the 21st century, as North Valley Hospital commissioners approved to spend $6,378 to install wireless Internet for residents and employees of the facility.

Health officials investigate local West Nile Virus case

Okanogan County Public Health is investigating a suspected case of West Nile Virus in an Okanogan County resident.

More affected by data breaches

Between July 2016 and July 2017, data breaches affected nearly 3 million Washington residents, more than six times the number impacted in the previous 12-month period.

Sports

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CORRECTION: Timentwa qualifies for Indian National Finals Rodeo

Timentwa, 9, qualifies for finals rodeo in Las Vegas, Nev., in November

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VIEW FROM THE SIDELINES: Eaton visits Tigers

Omak names September's top student/athletes

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Cashmere rains on Omak’s homecoming

No. 10 Okanogan wipes out another team

News

NVH candidates share views, opinions

North Valley Hospital commissioner candidates met Thursday, Oct. 12, to share their opinions and views for the future of the district during a forum at the Tonasket High School.

Tease photo

La Niña may return this winter

Will we have another La Niña winter?  That’s the question local residents and meteorologists are seeking to find answers to.

Tease photo

Extended Care will get wireless Internet

Residents can video chat with family

North Valley Extended Care nursing home residents will soon take a leap into the 21st century, as North Valley Hospital commissioners approved to spend $6,378 to install wireless Internet for residents and employees of the facility.

Opinion

CENTER STAGE: Holiday season is just around the corner

I can’t believe were only 43 days away from Thanksgiving. Where has this year gone? On the topic of Thanksgiving, it was announced last week that the first Black Friday advertisement was released by Harbor Freight, a tool and equipment retailer.

CENTER STAGE: Fall brings great music to region

Each morning I have a routine. I get up, let Gypsy (my 70-pound German Shepherd) outside, get a cup of coffee and sit down at my computer to read the daily headlines. It was sure a surprise to see an email from Garth Brooks’ promoter with information about his upcoming show Nov. 11 at the Spokane Arena.

CENTER STAGE: Plenty to do this weekend

Although the days are getting colder and darker earlier, there’s still plenty of activities to take in around Okanogan County.