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"Firestorm" book signing planned today

A book signing is planned for “Firestorm 2014: The Story of the Carlton Complex Wildfire” from 3:30-5:30 p.m. today, at The Chronicle office, 618 Okoma Drive.

Council talks annexation south of town tonight

A special city council workshop is planned tonight to discuss the possible annexation of property southwest and southeast of town.

Dog likely killed by vehicle

A dead dog, which created a social media storm and was found along the Riverside Cutoff Road, was likely accidentally killed by a motorist, according to Okanogan County Sheriff’s Deputy Dave Yarnell, who does animal investigations.

Warm weather brings hydrologic outlook

With temperatures set to top off in the low 80s this week, officials from the National Weather Service have issued a hydrologic outlook calling for minor river flooding.

Wyss runs for Senate

Jon Wyss has announced a bid for the state Senate from the 12th District.

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Eastern Washington feels "The Bern"

More than 7,000 raucous Sen. Bernie Sanders supporters rocked the Yakima Valley SunDome last night as the presidential hopeful brought his socialistic views to Central Washington.

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Hughes Department Store closes

A historic business and one of northern Okanogan County’s largest retailers - Hughes Department Store - closed its doors last night.

31,579 cases of Bumble Bee Tuna recalled

Bumble Bee Foods has issued a recall on more than 30,000 cases canned tuna.

DUI enforcement stepped up for St. Patrick's Day

The Washington State Patrol is reminding people who choose to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with alcohol not to get behind the wheel impaired.

Winter carnival planned tomorrow

The Tonasket Elementary School’s Parent Teachers Organization will host a winter carnival tomorrow night.

Two-vehicle accident kills one, injures three

A two-vehicle accident seven miles south of town yesterday afternoon claimed the life of a Tonasket woman and injured three others.

Glass pieces in Nestle products prompts recall

Nestle is recalling some DiGiorno, Lean Cuisine and Stouffer's products due to the the potential of glass pieces within in the food, according to a statement from Nestle released today.

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Resort on agenda for special meeting

A special meeting is planned to discuss the fate of the Conconully Lake Resort.

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Flood warning issued

The Spokane office of the National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for Okanogan, Ferry, Douglas, Stevens, Chelan, Pend Oreille counties, along with Shoshone and Boundary counties in Idaho.

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Wolf spotted near Wauconda

Lone animal ‘not afraid’ as ranchers try to scare it

What was once a creature relegated to fairy tales is becoming real and close to home to ranchers in the Okanogan Highlands.