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100th birthday party planned for Ruby Field

Family and friends of Ruby Field will be holding a special celebration on Sunday, April 23 to mark her 100th birthday.

Kindergarten, preschool registrations set

Kindergarten registration runs from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. April 17-21 at Virginia Grainger Elementary School, 1118 S. Fifth Ave.

Communities mark Earth Day with events

Several Earth Day and Arbor Day observances are planned during the next couple weeks around Okanogan County.

Residents seek high court ruling

The Coalition of Chiliwist Residents and Friends and four individuals are asking the state Supreme Court to review an appeals court decision concerning vacation of Three Devils Road.

Some victims, witnesses reluctant to show for court

Increased pressure on immigrants by the Trump administration apparently is making some crime victims and witnesses reluctant to report crimes and show up in court.

Briefs - April 19, 2017

Briefs for April 18, 2017

Briefs for Sunday, April 16, 2017

Briefs for Sunday, April 16, 2017

Easter services set for today

Churches around Okanogan County plan Easter services today.

Leaders converge on Riverside for state 4-H shooting training

Fifteen 4-H adult volunteers completed the Washington State University Extension 4-H shooting sports certification training April 7-9.

Average retail gas prices rise in state and nation

Average retail gasoline prices across the state rose 2.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.88 per gallon last week, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 2,666 gas outlets in Washington.

Condotta fuel tax bill attached to budget

A bill that would require signs showing the amount of fuel tax being charged to be visible at the pump has been included in the state House transportation budget.

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Wildfire season begins today

Even with this wet, rainy spring, wildfire season officially begins today, April 15, as specified by state law.

Omak man arrested in alleged stabbing

An Omak man was arrested in connection with an alleged stabbing last night.

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Highway clearing begins

Work to reopen the North Cascades Highway began Monday morning, April 10, despite flooding and slides on both other highway routes into the Methow Valley and a slide east of Newhalam on the west side.

Students take advantage of dual credits

In 2016, more than half of Washington high school students completed at least one dual credit course or program, meaning their earned college credit while in high school.