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Chiliwist residents to oppose county road vacation

A public hearing on the proposed vacation of a portion of Three Devils Road is set for 3 p.m. Tuesday in the commissioners' hearing room of the Grainger Administrative Building, 123 5th Avenue N.

Nine arrested in heroin ring

Five children turned over to Child Protective Services as law enforcement officials raid two homes in conclusion of two-month investigation into Omak-area heroin ring.

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Tonasket School board offers McCullough superintendent position

The Tonasket School board has offered the superintendent position to Steve McCullough.

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Tonasket School board will name superintendent tonight

The Tonasket School board will meet at 7 p.m. tonight to name either Steve McCullough or Desiree Gould as the district’s new superintendent.

U.S. Highway 97 reopens following fatal crash

U.S. Highway 97 has reopened after being closed most of the day because of a fatal crash north of town.

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Highway closed due to crash near Orondo

U.S. Highway 97 is closed from milepost 213 in Orondo to milepost 235 at Chelan Falls because of a multi-vehicle crash.

Open government training workshops slated for Eastern Washington

The Open Government Trainings Act requires elected and other public employees to attend related workshops; four are planned in Eastern Washington this month

Ferry County PUD agrees to process transformer oil

At a regular meeting Feb. 17, Ferry County Public Utility District commissioners agreed to processing their transformer oil.

Avian influenza quarantine lifted in Okanogan County

Early this afternoon the state Department of Agriculture lifted the avian influenza (bird flu) quarantine zones in Riverside and Oroville.

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Okanogan teen injured in crash

Zachary Mostad slid through a stop sign, went on the road and hit a fruit tree near Orondo on Sunday.

Oroville conucil supports county K-9 program

The City Council presented Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers a check for $1,000 for the city’s support of the county’s K-9 Unit program last week at a regular meeting.

Most school ballot measures passing

Ballots were counted Tuesday night. Another count is planned Friday, with certification coming Feb. 24.

Flood watch issued for North-Central Washington

Flooding, mudslides affecting rural roads throughout North-Central Washington

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Bills target federal land ownership in state

Legislative measures call for study, possible return of federal land holdings to state of Washington

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Pateros schools chief injured in crash

Lois Davies hospitalized at Harborview Medical Center after suffering head and rib injuries in snowy crash on U.S. Highway 2.