Burglaries, graffiti reported at Bridgeport school

Two burglaries and a case of graffiti were reported last week at Bridgeport High School, 1220 Kryger St.

Forest Service addresses fire-damaged areas

Areas damaged in last summer’s Diamond Creek Fire are being targeted for emergency response treatment by the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest.

Oroville council considers trail marker request

The Oroville City Council is considering a request to place a Pacific Northwest National Scenic Trail halfway marker at the city soccer trail near the Similkameen Trail.

State recognizes Okanogan, Nespelem school programs

Programs in the Okanogan and Nespelem schools have been recognized by the state Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction.

Two North Valley incumbents going down to defeat

Two incumbent North Valley Hospital commissioners have been unseated and a third is hanging on by less than a percentage point in unofficial election returns as of Nov. 14.

Bridgeport will get LED street lighting

Bridgeport is getting LED street lights under the Relight Washington grant program.

Keller man's conviction upheld

A Keller man’s conviction for failure to register as a sex offender has been upheld by the state Court of Appeals for Division 3.

WTO decision could open Indonesian market for apples

Washington apples should get improved access to the Indonesian market in the wake of a World Trade Organization ruling.

Omak man arrested after fatal fire

An Omak man was arrested Friday, Nov. 17, on suspicion of first-degree murder and first-degree arson after a fatal house fire just outside town.

Investigators called fatal fire scene

Investigators with the Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office were called to the scene of a fatal house fire Friday morning, Nov. 17, on Omak River Road.

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Navy crew responsible for phallic skywriting

A giant phallus drawn in the sky with plane exhaust Thursday afternoon, Nov. 16, was the handiwork of a Navy flight crew.

WVCO addresses Confederate flag displayed by student

A Confederate flag displayed on a student’s vehicle led Wenatchee Valley College at Omak officials to host a forum Nov. 16 about the flag and its meaning.

Driver injured in accident near Grand Coulee

A Spokane driver was injured Nov. 13 when his car struck an embankment on Highway 174 about four miles west of town.

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Firefighters respond to fully engulfed house fire

Crews fight fire in below-freezing temperatures

51 million americans to travel Thanksgiving weekend

AAA projects 50.9 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more away from home this Thanksgiving, a 3.3 percent increase compared to last year.