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Colville Business Council expels Nespelem councilman

Colville Business Council member Ricky Gabriel has been removed from the council.

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Omak man dies in fatal crash

A 57-year-old local man died Monday morning following a two-vehicle collision on Highway 97.

Storm knocks out electricity, Internet

TWISP – A fierce storm battered Okanogan County the evening of May 30, plunging the Methow Valley into darkness overnight, toppling trees county-wide and triggering reports of fires.

North Cascades Highway reopens to two-way traffic

MAZAMA – The North Cascades Highway has been fully reopened to traffic following a rock slide earlier today.

Museum opening Memorial Day weekend

OKANOGAN – Okanogan County Historical Museum will celebrate its season opening on Saturday.

Man believed drowned in Okanogan River

A man who apparently jumped into the Okanogan River on Monday afternoon, May 22, is believed to have drowned.

Flood watch issued for Kettle River

The Spokane office of the National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for the Kettle River near town.

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Crews respond to shed fire at Tonasket School District

Fire crews quickly extinguished a burning shed at the Tonasket School District Monday afternoon.

Power outage reported in Highway 20, Malott and Twisp areas

The Okanogan County PUD is responding to an unplanned power outage in the Highway 20, Malott and Twisp areas.

Newhouse bows out of meeting; staff will relay messages

BREWSTER – A listening session planned Thursday, April 20, at Brewster High School by U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-4th District, has been turned into a message session with Newhouse’s staff.

Information sought on Republic drive by shooting

Ferry County law enforcement is seeking information about an alleged drive by shooting yesterday.

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Several local roads damaged, closed

A flood watch remains in effect until 3:30 p.m. today, April 14, for Douglas, Chelan, Ferry and Okanogan counties.

Commissioners declare state of emergency

A state of emergency has been declared by the Okanogan County commissioners in response to severe flooding that has washed out roads, caused flooding and triggered debris flows.

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Rain sends mud, debris across several roads

Heavy rain during sent water, mud and debris across several roads in Okanogan County.

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Crews respond to fire east of Tonasket

Fire crews from several agencies responded yesterday for a wildland fire in the Frosty Creek area east of Tonasket.