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Omak dancers perform at Disneyland

Lorrie Fraley-Wilson Dance Studios takes dancers to California to perform on Disneyland stage

Gay-straight club observing Day of Silence in local school

Omak High School's gay-straight club participating in Day of Silence; some parents keeping straight students home

Fiber crafts program slated for fairgrounds

Residents can learn about weaving, knitting, crocheting and other fiber arts May 17.

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Okanogan school celebrates 10 years of Valentine’s tradition

Students treated to Crush sodas by secret admirers

Lottery to decide who gets to be in Half-Corked Marathon

A lottery, which ends Friday, will determine entries for the fourth annual Half-Corked Marathon.

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Seahawks fans rally in Omak

More than 60 people turn out to Hometown Pizza to rally for the Seahawks as they prepare for Super Bowl XLVIII

Protesters march against Roe v. Wade

Marchers stop at Okanogan Family Planning to pray

About 60 pro-life activists walked quietly through the downtown area Wednesday afternoon, sporting signs with phrases like, “Abortion attacks God who is life,” and “Your mother was pro-life.”

Cities retain control of pot

Attorney general rules on marijuana business regulation

The state attorney general released an opinion last week confirming the authority of municipalities to regulate marijuana businesses within their jurisdictions.

Outhouse Races: Stool runnings

Sounds and smells, spills and chills and crazy visuals greeted those attending the 31st annual Conconully Outhouse Races on Saturday.

Parents learn computer skills in free Pateros class

Flexible curriculum allows exploration of various areas

While students practice sports downstairs on Wednesday nights, several local parents can be found upstairs in the computer lab, learning how to send email or translate text from English to Spanish.

Potties will race ‘no matter what’

Town’s signature event turns 31

The tiny town nestled below Mineral Hill will put on the 31st annual Outhouse Races with or without snow Saturday.

Relay moves indoors

Organizers are gearing up for the area’s first indoor Relay for Life event, set for mid-May in the Okanogan County Fairgrounds Agriplex.

Parks board plans retreat in Twisp

Fairgrounds improvements, manager on agenda

The Okanogan County Parks and Recreation Board is planning a day-long retreat Saturday at the Methow Valley Community Center, 201 Methow Valley Highway.

Derby plans look good

Anglers finding lots of trout in Sidley

The Oroville Chamber of Commerce continues to make plans for its annual ice fishing tournament on Saturday of Presidents Day weekend in mid-February.

Tribe honors first breastfed baby

Colville Tribal Health is honoring Nathanial Marcus Hamilton Jr. as the year’s first fully breastfed baby.

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