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Wauconda Hall hops into next century

Organizers of the Wauconda Community Hall Association’s 12th annual Sock Hop are calling the event a success.

Fire burns in Keller-area game reserve

The 500-acre Redford Canyon fire, burning eight miles southeast of town on the Colville Confederated Tribes’ Hellgate Game Reserve, experienced moderate fire activity on Monday, July 17.

Rotary donates to Envirothon team

Okanogan-Omak Rotary Club is supporting the Okanogan High School Envirothon team’s travel expenses to Maryland and Washington, D.C., to compete in the National Envirothon Competition this week.

State fire mobilization authorized for Canyon Creek Fire

Fire estimated between 300 and 500 acres

Evacuation alerts issued for Carlton area

Fire crews from Omak to Mazama working fire

Fire burning northeast of Carlton

CARLTON – A fire east of Carlton has jumped the Methow River, according to Okanogan County Emergency Management.

Sloan stepping down as county prosecutor

OKANOGAN – Okanogan County prosecutor Karl Sloan, who has served in the position since 2002, will be leaving his office later this month and has accepted a job with the state Attorney General’s office.

Loup reopens around the clock

Highway 20 over Loup Loup Pass will be reopened to around-the-clock traffic Saturday evening, July 15.

Fire being investigated as arson

The Brewster Police Department is investigating Wednesday evening’s fire at the Alta Vista apartments as an arson blaze.

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Fire destroys Brewster apartments

A half-dozen families lost their homes Wednesday evening, July 12, when fire swept through the Alta Vista apartment complex, 509 S. Fourth St.

Fire danger and industrial fire precaution level increases statewide

The state Department of Natural Resources announced yesterday the following changes in fire danger rating and Industrial Fire Precaution Levels on DNR-protected lands around the state.

TV district board sets special meeting

TV District N0. 1 commissioners will meet in special session at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 13, in the Okanogan County commissioners’ conference room in the Grainger Administration Building, 123 N. Fifth Ave.

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Hospital adds AutoPulse with donations

A new piece of equipment paid for in a large part with donations will give patients at Mid-Valley Hospital a better shot at recovery.

Everett woman injured in Okanogan wreck

An Everett woman was hurt July 9 when the car in which she was riding hit a deer on Highway 97 about five miles south of town.

Tonasket School District candidates share opinions

Nine candidates vying for three Tonasket School District board positions gathered Thursday to share their opinions and views on the district’s strengths, areas of improvement and what each candidate would like to contribute to the district if elected.