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Locals receive awards at Waterville Fair

Local residents brought home several awards from the annual North Central Washington Fair Aug. 24-27.

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White crowned 2018 Okanogan County Fair Queen

Shelby White was all smiles as 2017 Okanogan County Fair Queen Cora Diehl placed a crown atop her head.

Tonasket student listed by CWU

A Tonasket man has been named to the summer quarter honor roll at Central Washington University.

Mothers, others walk for peace

The 34th annual Mother’s Day Walk for Peace will begin at noon Sunday, May 14, at the library, 1276 Main St.

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Nashville Star finals planned Saturday

The Washington State Nashville Country Star competition is heating up, with only 16 contestants remaining.

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Marchand is FFA star farmer

Krista Marchand of the Omak FFA chapter was named as the Star Farmer at the recent district evaluation in Pateros.

FBI honors Soup Ladies

Ginger “Mama” Passarelli, founder of The Soup Ladies, has been given the FBI Seattle Field Office’s director’s community leadership award for 2016, for her efforts to provide home-cooked meals to first responders in emergency and disaster situations.

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Tonasket man featured on History Channel

What started out as a childhood fascination for swords and knives has led a local man to the world of reality TV.

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Cascade prevails in kitchen showdown

Sushi dish takes top honors in ‘Top Chef’ competition

Students from three area schools faced off in the kitchen Wednesday for the title of “Top Chef.”

Tonasket pastor announces retirement

Former youth pastor named to succeed

Nearly 20 years after first stepping into the pulpit at the Tonasket Free Methodist Church, the Rev. Ron Wise is retiring at the end of the month.

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Elementary students honor veterans

Displays placed in Tonasket stores

Youngsters from Tonasket Elementary School took part in a challenge — hosted by the U.S. Armed Forces Legacy Project — to decorate local storefronts with tributes to veterans.

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Guild honors World War II veteran Picard

Columbia River Quilt Guild honored World War II veteran Howard Picard with a special quilt.

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Curlew dedicates first public library

What started out as a couple of women shooting the breeze on their rural Ferry Country back porch became a reality Saturday as a ribbon was cut to mark the opening of the community’s first public library.

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Conconully celebrates appreciation

Community comes together after fire

CONCONULLY - After the Okanogan Complex fire came within feet of some local residents' doors this summer, the town came together Wednesday night to pay appreciation to local residents and emergency personnel, and have a gourmet dinner.

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Okanogan woman visits India

Omak grad learns about struggles facing Indian people

It isn’t every day someone can see the direct impact her work is having on someone around the globe.

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