Mid-Valley Hospital CEO search begins

Mid-Valley Hospital commissioners are making good progress toward selecting someone to succeed Mike Billing as CEO when Billing retires next spring.

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Get Lit celebration planned tonight

The city's annual Get Lit tree-lighting celebration will be at 5:30 p.m. today, Nov. 30, on Second Avenue.

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Rallying for love, showing support

More than 100 people gathered Saturday afternoon to express love for all people and support for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in its effort to stop construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.

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Fire guts North Country Pub

The North Country Pub, a longtime downtown restaurant and watering hole, was destroyed in an early morning fire Tuesday, Nov. 29.

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North Country Pub burns early Nov. 29

Fire departments work fire for several hours

Omak man charged with rape, molestation

An Omak man has been charged with nine counts of first-degree rape of a child and 11 counts of first-degree child molestation.

Okanogan County PUD officials warn of new scam

Scammers continue to plague residents of Okanogan County and elsewhere in the country.

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Snow brings travel delays, power outage

While winter weather had not struck the Okanogan Valley floor as of press time Friday, several neighboring communities in higher elevations saw snow, downed trees and power outages.

Some Sabra hummus products recalled

Sabra Dipping Co. LLC is recalling certain hummus products made prior to Nov. 8 because of concerns over Listeria monocytogenes, which was identified at the manufacturing facility but not in tested finished product.

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Community dinner deemed a success

It's often said, "'tis the season for giving." Nothing could be truer than last Thursday at the Red Rock Saloon, as more than 50 people crowded the bar and eatery for a community potluck dinner.

Shopping season begins tonight

Once today's turkey dinner is just a fond memory, the Christmas shopping season launches in earnest starting with Black Friday.

House fire claims life of Oroville woman

The investigation continues into the cause of a house fire that claimed the life of a local woman.

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Snow may delay holiday travels

If your Thanksgiving plans call for traveling over mountain passes this week, you may want to allow some extra time to reach your destination.

Child dies in tractor accident

A toddler was killed Friday, Nov. 18 after he was struck by a tractor at his grandparents’ home on Cherokee Road north of town.

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Students help put food on tables

Fourteen families in the community will have a full Thanksgiving meal provided through the generosity of Okanogan Middle School students.