Main Street Market plans grand opening celebration

The Main Street Market, 1 N. Main St., is having a grand opening celebration Friday and Saturday, June 16-17.

Officials crack down on sales to minors

The Omak and Oroville police departments joined in a multi-group compliance check of alcohol and marijuana sales businesses earlier this month.

Briefs - June 14, 2017

Briefs - June 14, 2017

Republic High School scholarships, awards announced

Members of the Republic High School class of 2017 earned a variety of honors, awards and college scholarships.

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Powerline spark fire near Chelan

Strong, gusty winds Monday night knocked powerlines together and sparked a small brush fire at the intersection of Apple Acres Road and Highway 97A near town.

Priest accused of sexual abuse of a minor

A local parish priest has been removed due to allegations of sexual abuse. The Rev. Gustavo Gomez Santos, 51, pastor of Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish, has been removed from public ministry in the Roman Catholic Church, Yakima Diocese Bishop Joseph Tyson said yesterday.

Registered Level 3 sex offender moves to Tonasket

Registered Level 3 sex offender has moved to 32100 Highway 97.

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Omak man dies in fatal crash

A 57-year-old local man died Monday morning following a two-vehicle collision on Highway 97.

Companies pull out of insurance exchange

Eleven health insurers have filed 71 plans for Washington state’s 2018 individual health insurance market.

Gas prices drop in national survey

The national average price for a gallon of gasoline has dropped under its level from a year earlier, standing at $2.35 per gallon Thursday, June 9, according to GasBuddy.

Prospectors’ Days set this weekend

The town’s 60th annual celebration, Prospectors’ Days, begins Friday and will continue through the weekend with a bevy of activities from bingo to music and from a fun run to a softball tournament.

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Molson Midsummer Festival planned June 17

The 22nd annual Molson Midsummer Festival will kickoff Saturday, June 17 and feature a day filled with family fun.

County offices will close early on June 23

OKANOGAN – All offices located in the Okanogan County Courthouse will be closed for staff training on Friday, June 23 from 3 to 5 p.m., according to Tanya Craig, the county’s human resources director. All other county offices not located at the courthouse will remain open.

Lake management sought

The city council agreed to have Mayor Jon Neal sign a letter of support to Okanogan County commissioners for the creation of a lake management district.

Post-flooding, washout road repairs continue in Okanogan, Ferry counties

Roads damaged by flooding and slides are slowly being put back together, but others still are being damaged because of the soggy spring.