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Omak, Okanogan bridge work planned

Motorists can expect delays of up to 10 minutes

Motorists headed between downtown and the east side of the Okanogan River can expect delays on Thursday while repairs are done to the Central Avenue bridge.

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Tribal council places pot referendum on ballot

Colville tribal voters will decide in June whether tribal code should parallel state law concerning recreational use of marijuana.

Burglar found hiding in shop

An elderly victim's quick response helped authorities catch a burglar suspect on her rural property.

Stevens County officals vote to reduce recreation district

Stevens County Commissioners voted 2 to 1 to reduce the boundaries of a proposed parks and recreation district that would have served to support a town swimming pool.

Community meeting planned Thursday

Events, economic development to be discussed

A meeting to discuss upcoming Ferry County community events and economic development projects is planned for 6 p.m. Thursday.

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Crews to raise new casino sign

Construction crews soon will raise a marquee sign for the new 12 Tribes Resort and Casino south of Omak off U.S. Highway 97.

Rural Pathways event planned for Friday

A webinar discussing ways to create jobs, improve local economy, add value to existing businesses and encourage new entrepreneurs is set for Friday.

Conservation Fair set for Saturday

The 21st annual Ferry County Conservation Fair is planned for 10 a.m. Saturday at the Ferry County Fairgrounds.

Council discusses blues, motorcycle events

Hotels are booked and blues tickets are selling quickly for the Rally at the Border Blues Festival.

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Beardslee hears arguments on Three Devils Road

More than 65 people turned out Thursday to give testimony before Okanogan County Hearing Examiner Dan Beardslee on the proposed vacation of Three Devils Road.

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Fire destroys another Malott HUD home

The structure fire was the second in three months in a Malott HUD home owned by the Colville tribe

Rotary announces scholarship winners

Okanogan, Omak students to receive scholarships

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North Cascades Highway opens

Treats offered to first motorists to traverse Washington and Rainy passes this year.

North Cascades Highway opens Friday

Traffic can traverse Washington and Rainy passes beginning at at 10 a.m. Friday, just in time for Easter weekend.

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Early risers can see total lunar eclipse Saturday

Weather permitting, stargazers will be able to view a total lunar eclipse from start to finish early Saturday.