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Historical society plans fall membership meeting

The Okanogan County Historical Society annual membership meeting will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, in the Hazel Burnett building at Wenatchee Valley College at Omak, 116 W. Apple Ave.

Orchestra-chorus opener is Oct. 21

Okanogan Valley Orchestra and Chorus will kick off its 2017-18 concert season Saturday, Oct. 21, with “Landscapes.”

Mind reader will perform at Omak Elks Club

Mind reader Brian Ledbetter will perform at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, at the Omak Elks Lodge, 110 S. Ash St.

Health clinics benefit from rodeo's pink promotion

Three health care clinics will get more than $1,900 apiece to help provide underinsured people pay for mammograms.

Three schools plan homecoming celebrations

Three local schools – Bridgeport, Inchelium and Tonasket - will host homecoming activities this week.

Workshop focuses on doctrine of discovery

A workshop, “Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery: Standing with First Nation Peoples,” is planned Oct. 28 at St. Anne’s Episcopal Church, 639 W. Ridge Drive.

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Fall weather means snow

Fall has arrived, and snow has already arrived on some of our mountain passes.

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Clean chimney can protect house from fire

A chimney–and the flue that lines it–adds architectural interest to your home, but its’ real function is to carry dangerous flue gases from your fireplace, wood stove or furnace safely out of your home, according to the Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA).

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Taiko Project comes to Omak PAC

Takio Project – featuring Masato Baba, Keiko Harada, Jenny Mimura, Yumi Saito, Doug Sakamoto and Audrey Tu - will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15 at the Omak Performing Arts Center, 20 N. Cedar St.

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‘Neither Wolf Nor Dog’ opens Friday

“Neither Wolf Nor Dog,” a movie adaptation of the acclaimed Indian novel of the same title, will open Friday at the Mirage Theater, 101 S. Main St.

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.

Confluence plans membership party

The annual Confluence Gallery membership party will be from 5-7 p.m. Oct. 13 at the gallery, 104 N. Glover St.

Newhouse offers service academy information

Service academy information nights are planned this month by U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse, R-4th District.

Workshop examines the doctrine of discovery

A workshop, “Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery: Standing with First Nation Peoples,” is planned Oct. 28 at St. Anne’s Episcopal Church, 639 W. Ridge Drive.

Annual Civic League Festival of Trees is Dec. 2

The ninth annual Omak-Okanogan Civic League Festival of Trees/Wine and Trees Gala will be at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 2 at RockWall Cellars, 110 Nichols Road.