DNR issues statewide burn ban

The state Department of Natural Resources has expanded its eastern Washington burn ban to include the whole state.

Gubernatorial candidate debate planned tomorrow

Candidates for governor have been invited to participate in a non-partisan debate at 7 p.m. tomorrow, July 29, in the Brewster High School gym, 503 Seventh St.

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Lightning sparks several small fires

More thunderstorms expected to hit region today

Another round of thunderstorms is expected to hit the region this afternoon and early evening, prompting the Spokane office of the National Weather Service to issue a hazardous weather outlook.

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PUD hopefuls share their views at forum

Trio stresses experience, alternate energy

Okanogan County Public Utility District commissioner position No. 3 candidates took the Community Cultural Center stage Thursday night for an open candidate forum.

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Thunderstorm rips through county

Trees topple, outages, some flooding reported

A localized windstorm, accompanied by rain and lightning, toppled trees including one that fell on an Okanogan home, and caused scattered power outages in the mid-valley area.

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Ready, set, Pokemon Go! Online game craze hits the Okanogan

Police offer safety tips for critter searchers

A video game played on a smartphones is taking Okanogan County and the nation by storm.

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New curtains installed at PAC

New curtains have been installed at the Omak Performing Arts Center, 14 S. Cedar St.

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Officials issue hazardous weather outlook

The Spokane office of the National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook calling for lightning, thunderstorms and showers in some areas of Okanogan County.

Bar-S Foods Company recalls hot dogs, corn dogs

Officials warn of possible Listeria contamination

Bar-S Foods Company is recalling approximately 372,684 pounds of chicken and pork hot dog and corn dog products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. possible

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Weather outlook calls for thunder, lightning

Meteorologists from the Spokane office of the National Weather service have issued a hazardous weather outlook for portions of central Washington, including Okanogan County.

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Years Ago: Winthrop woman has encounter with blind bear

F.W. Graham, immigration agent for the Great Northern Railway, was in town last week, conferring with local businessmen in regard to future business for his road and lined things up for better teamwork between town and railway.

Fun run planned Saturday south of Tonasket

The Tonasket/Okanogan Valley Lions Club will hold their annual Freedom 5K and childrens 1 mile fun run on Saturday.

Search warrant lands meth bust

A local man was arrested Friday for possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver after law enforcement executed a search warrant in a Maple Street trailer court.

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Record-breaking heat expected

The Spokane office of the National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook calling for record-breaking heat in the Okanogan Valley.

Bridgeport Daze kicks off tomorrow

Bridgeport Daze will be tomorrow in the downtown area.