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Robbery suspect scheduled to enter plea

An Omak man is scheduled to enter a plea Nov. 14 in the robbery of the Pumphouse Espresso stand on Riverside Drive in Omak.

Hearing planned on Pateros budget matters

A public hearing is planned Nov. 20 on 2018 city budget matters.

Omak plans fall cleanup day

The city will offer a free fall cleanup on Nov. 4 for residents.

Wicks named to artist in residence spot

Robin Nelson Wicks has been named the fall artist in residence at Confluence Gallery and Art Center, 104 N. Glover St.

Cameron Lake Road rebuilding project planned

A 1.2-mile section of Cameron Lake Road is scheduled to be rebuilt in the next few years, probably in 2022.

Ferry County hospital leaders plan budget hearing

Ferry County Memorial Hospital commissioners will hold a budget hearing at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7 in the Hub Conference Room, 36 N. Klondike Road.

Diabetes support group meets in Tonasket

A diabetes support group meets at 6 p.m. each Wednesday in the North Valley Hospital administration building at 203 S. Western Ave.

North Valley Hospital Foundation plans meeting

Volunteers who are interested in the healthcare of their community are invited to bring ideas and skills to the North Valley Community Health Association Foundation meeting set for 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 6 at the hospital admiration building, 203 S. Western Ave.

CORRECTION: Orchestra-chorus concert is Saturday, Oct. 21

A story in the Oct. 18 print edition of The Chronicle says the first Okanogan Valley Orchestra and Chorus concert will be this Sunday. That is not correct.

Driver injured in Mazama crash

A Marysville driver was injured Oct. 19 when his pickup truck went off Highway 20 a half-mile west of town.

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State to stock more than 100,000 trout

Department of Fish and Wildlife stocking Washington lakes before Novemeber

Norh Cascades Bank parent company announces financial results

KALISPELL, Mont - Glacier Bancorp Inc. has announced financial results for the quarter the ended Sept. 30.

Crop insurance deadlines announced

A new sales closing date has been announced for late fiscal filers for the whole-farm revenue protection policy.

LID is possibility for Champerty Shores

A local improvement district could be used for the Champerty Shores sewer installation project.

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Six teams head to Pateros for volleyball tournament

Play starts at 9 a.m. Saturday in the high school gym

Okanogan council OKs property tax increase

Property taxes will rise by 1 percent in the city during 2018.

Ag producers can get financial help

Agricultural producers of all sizes can take advantage of financial assistance program offered through the U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service.

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Sno-Park permits go on sale Nov. 1

Different permits required for different circumstances

Police warn of IRS scam involving Omak phone number

People should be on alert for a new scam wanting people to believe the caller is from the IRS.

Winter park closures announced by state

Most state parks in Okanogan and Ferry counties will close for the winter Oct. 31.


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