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State launches job skills translator for veterans

The state Department of Social and Health Services has launched a new military skills translator job-search tool for veterans.

Pateros chamber elections under way

Voting will run through November, with new Pateros Chamber of Commerce officers being announced in early December.

Nominees sought for Pateros chamber positions

The Pateros Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for 2018 officers and board members.

North Cascades Bank parent company acquires another bank

KALISPELL, Mont. - Glacier Bancorp Inc. is acquiring Inter-Mountain Bancorp Inc., the holding company for First Security Bank.

Workshop focuses on bus transportation, job opportunities

A “Strategies for Success” workshop will be at noon Friday, Oct. 27, and will involve WorkSource, TranGO and the Home Depot.

Gas prices continue to fall across state, nation

Average retail gasoline prices in Washington have fallen 1 cent per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.87 per gallon Sunday, Oct. 22, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,666 gas outlets in Washington.

Norh Cascades Bank parent company announces financial results

KALISPELL, Mont - Glacier Bancorp Inc. has announced financial results for the quarter the ended Sept. 30.

Omak chamber wants to replace holiday decorations

Omak Chamber of Commerce is trying to raise $20,000 to replace holiday decorations that hang from downtown street lights.

Economic development, public facility projects sought

The Economic Alliance infrastructure committee is accepting applications for the 0.09 prioritization process for economic development/public facility projects within Okanogan County.

Retail gasoline prices fall 5.2 cents

Average retail gasoline prices in Washington have fallen 5.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.90 per gallon Oct. 9, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,666 gas outlets in Washington.

Private lending network outlined for Economic Alliance

A county-wide lending network for businesses looking for private financing could be started if there’s interest and someone willing to coordinate the project.

Gasoline prices fall 4.9 cents in past week

Average retail gasoline prices across the state have fallen 4.9 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.95 per gallon Sunday, Oct. 1, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,666 gas outlets in Washington.

AG Ferguson sues one of the nation’s largest opioid manufacturers

Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed a lawsuit today accusing OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma of fueling the opioid epidemic in Washington state, embarking on a massive deceptive marketing campaign and convincing doctors and the public that their drugs are effective for treating chronic pain and have a low risk of addiction, contrary to overwhelming evidence.

Economic Alliance meets Wednesday

The Economic Alliance will meet at 11 a.m. Sept. 27, at the Koala Street Grill, 914 Koala Ave.

Chambers seek tree festival participants

The deadline for Omak and Okanogan chamber members wanting to participate in the new festival of trees for non-profit groups is Tuesday, Oct. 10.

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