Amber Alert issued for Montana teen

SHERIDAN, MONT. - The Madison County Sheriff's Office has issued an Amber Alert for Sandy Moore.

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UPDATE: Weather helps crews battle Kewa Fire; 15 percent contained

Continuing coverage of the Kewa Fire, located 10 miles south of Inchelium

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2016 Western Rendezvous available now

The Chronicle's guide to the Omak Stampede and World-Famous Suicide Race is available now in copies of the Aug. 3 issue of The Chronicle, from select retailers or online.

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North Valley Hospital CEO terminated

TONASKET — North Valley Hospital leaders are moving forward with searching for a new administrator.

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Spirit of the Old West

TONASKET — The spirit of the Old West is still alive. That’s the message local couple Bob and Tikka Walsh are hoping to spread with a miniature Western townscape he built in their Tonasket-area front yard.

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Ferry County man dies in trailer fire

REPUBLIC — The investigation continues into a house fire that claimed the life of a local man last week.

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Residents file suit over Carlton fire

OKANOGAN – An Okanogan County couple is suing Safeco Insurance Co. of America over coverage of their losses in the Carlton Complex fire.

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Police seize 646 pot plants in Waterville bust

WATERVILLE – An illegal marijuana-growing operation near Badger Mountain Road was raided this morning, Aug. 3, by the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office.

IRS warning of phone scams

SEATTLE – The IRS is warning people to watch out for an increase in IRS impersonation scams in the form of automated calls and new scams demanding payments via iTunes and other gift cards.

Road 10 fire destroys several buildings

MOSES LAKE – The Road 10 fire, which started Tuesday, Aug. 2, north of town, has destroyed several homes and outbuildings, but the Grand County Sheriff’s Office says it has no count yet.

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American Pickers coming to Washington state

Have a collection of one-of-a-kind items throughout your house and want to have a couple antiques pickers make an offer? You might be in luck.

ELECTION 2016: Most incumbents get welcome news

OKANOGAN - Many incumbents received welcome news Tuesday night with strong leads heading into the primary.

ELECTION 2016: County commissioner candidates in tight races

OKANOGAN - Okanogan County Commissioner races are as close as they come.

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North Valley Hospital CEO fired

Zwicker faced similar issues at Montana hospital

Observers could have heard a pin drop Thursday night, July 27, when North Valley Hospital commissioners unanimously decided to fire CEO Mike Zwicker.

DNR issues statewide burn ban

The state Department of Natural Resources has expanded its eastern Washington burn ban to include the whole state.