One case of Mumps reported in Okanogan County

Okanogan County Public Health officials have confirmed one adult case of the mumps in Okanogan County.

Tonasket coach reinstated by school board

The Tonasket High School basketball team has advanced to the state 2B tournament March 1-4 in the Spokane Arena, and will be under the direction of coach Kevin Landdeck.

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Landdeck arrested after failing to appear

A Tonasket High School basketball coach was arrested Friday, Feb. 24.

One out of three school bonds passed

Final returns from the Feb. 14 election show one of three area school districts’ bond requests passed.

Students get back to business March 6

Juniors from Okanogan and Omak high schools will get a taste of the business world next week during the annual Business Week program.

Law aims to improve tribal dental care

A new state law is aimed at expanding access to oral health care on tribal lands.

Wildlife names Kretz as lifetime member

State Rep. Joel Kretz, R-Wauconda, has been named an honorary lifetime member of Washingtonians for Wildlife Conservation.

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Kinross’ appeal of state board decision denied

Ferry County Superior Court Judge Pat Monasmith denied Crown Resources/Kinross’ appeal of the state Pollution Control Hearings Board’s July 30, 2015, decision, upholding the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System permit issued by the state Department of Ecology.

Buckhorn mine scheduled to close by April

The Buckhorn mine is slated to close this month, or early next month.

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Six arrested at border in alien smuggling case

U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested six people involved in alleged alien smuggling near Molson on Feb. 8.

Pain at the pump: gas prices on the rise

Average retail gasoline prices have risen 1.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.74 per gallon as of Sunday, Feb. 26, according to Gas Buddy.

Dinner benefits wildlife habitat

People wanting to support habitat conservation for elk and other wildlife will have an opportunity during the Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation’s North Cascades Chapter banquet March 4.

Coulee City man accused of having two stolen vehicles

Lincoln and Grant counties’ law enforcement officers teamed up the morning of Feb. 22 to arrest a Coulee City man suspected of having two stolen vehicles.

Pateros ponders make-up days

The Pateros School Board was scheduled to decide Monday, after The Chronicle’s deadline, on make-up days for recent cancellations because of snow and ice.

Council changes spring meetings

The March through June meetings for the Columbia River Council of Governments, governing body of Aging and Adult Care of Central Washington, have been changed.