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Group urges turnout at PUD budget meeting

A group critical of the Okanogan County Public Utility District’s plans to re-energize Enloe Dam is urging people to attend the utility’s Nov. 20 budget workshop.

Pateros board accepts resignation, hires coaches

The Pateros School Board accepted the resignation of an employee and hired winter coaches during a special meeting Nov. 6.

Family trust agrees to restore Lake Osoyoos shoreline, wetland

A family trust from Canada has agreed to restore a shoreline and wetland area on Lake Osoyoos within Okanogan County.

Fire destroys home northeast of Omak

A fire of unknown cause destroyed a home northeast of town off Omak-Riverside Eastside Road the morning of Nov. 8.

Applicants sought for Omak board position

Applicants are sought to fill a vacancy on the Omak School Board.

Wilson leaves Okanogan council post

Janet Wilson left the Okanogan City Council as of Nov. 14.

Creek project planned near Rainy Pass

RAINY PASS – A project is planned next summer to build a debris flow/slide deflection berm seven miles west of the pass on Highway 20.

Student program gives others HOPES

The Methow Valley School Board heard a presentation about a student-initiated suicide prevention program when it met Nov. 8.

State launches job skills translator for veterans

The state Department of Social and Health Services has launched a new military skills translator job-search tool for veterans.

Bill aimed at streamlining hydro relicensing

A bill aimed at streamlining hydropower relicensing processes has passed the U.S. House of Representatives.

Inslee appoints two to state boards

Gov. Jay Inslee has appointed a Tonasket resident to the state Commission on Hispanic Affairs and reappointed a Bridgeport educator to the Wenatchee Valley College Board of Trustees.

Couple fined for failing to remove Palmer Lake bulkhead

A Graham couple has been fined $20,000 for failing to remove an unauthorized bulkhead from Palmer Lake.

Bridgeport plans two budget-related hearings

Two budget-related public hearings are planned during the city council meeting at 7 p.m. Nov. 15, at city hall, 1206 Columbia Ave.

Okanogan County court participates in National Adoption Days

Okanogan County Superior Court is participating in the statewide National Adoption Days event this Friday, Nov. 17.

Trust agrees to reshore Lake Osoyoos shoreline, wetland area

A family trust from Canada has agreed to restore a shoreline and wetland area on Lake Osoyoos within Okanogan County.