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Tiny quake jiggles Chelan area

Magnitude 0.4 tremor reported near Chelan

Wind chill prompts weather warning

National Weather Service predicts some of the coldest weather of the winter this week

Selah man appointed to state parks board

Douglas Peters selected by Gov. Jay Inslee to serve six-year term

Tires saved from the dump

The efforts of several area organizations and dozens of volunteers prevented more than 260 tons of tires from ending up in the Okanogan County Central Landfill.

Labeling of genetically modified food back after failure of I-522

Bill would require labeling of fish sold in the state

Discover Pass revenues still falling short

Washington State Parks officials say budget cuts and Discover Pass sales shortfalls are affecting operations

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State seeks comment on land acquisitions

Department of Fish and Wildlife wants to control more land in Tunk Valley, the Kettle River are and Grand Coulee

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Bill seeks resolution for 'Fish Wars' convictions

Executive session set for Friday on bill that would allow American Indians to clear 'Fish Wars' records

Tonasket workshop set to consider pool options

Input sought from local residents

Community members will play a large part in whether the City Council decides to try replacing the swimming pool.

Water report: ‘High and dry’

The first snow survey of the year confirms what casual observers of Okanogan County weather already knew: There’s not much snow out there.

Prescribed burns planned for Fishtrap areas

Bureau of Land Management plans to burn about 1,150 acres of public land prior to Feb. 28

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Record warm temperatures set

City hits high of 61 today; Winthrop reaches 53

Flu cases strike area

Disease claims several lives so far this season in Washington state

The flu is starting to send Okanogan County residents to bed and to the doctor.

Predicted storm could bring heavy rains, high winds

Localized flooding expected this weekend

National Weather Service updates warnings for North-Central Washington

Federal judge upholds forest thinning, timber harvest project

Environmental groups challenged decision to manage resources and reduce fire hazard