Dee Camp

General assignment reporter

509-826-1110 Extension: 118

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Candidates share opinions in Okanogan

OKANOGAN — Ten candidates for Okanogan County, Okanogan County Public Utility District and several legislative positions fielded questions Wednesday, Oct. 12, during a candidate forum.

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County faces $87,000 bill for Rabidou lawsuit

OKANOGAN — Okanogan County was billed more than $87,000 for one month’s worth of legal fees related to a lawsuit filed against the commissioners by Court Administrator Dennis Rabidou and the county’s Superior Court.

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Clowns invade the Okanogan

OKANOGAN – The nationwide phenomenon of clown sightings apparently has hit the Okanogan.

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Ground broken for stampede museum

OMAK — A groundbreaking ceremony last Tuesday, Oct. 4, launched construction of the new Stampede Museum, which organizers said should be open in time for next summer’s rodeo.

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Fruit picked off trees earlier this year

OKANOGAN — Harvest is well under way, with growers wrapping up some varieties of apples and moving on to later ones. Pear harvest also is nearing its end. And harvest of both types of fruit is earlier than normal.

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Okanogan begins superintendent search

OKANOGAN – The Okanogan School Board took an initial step last week toward doing something it hasn’t had to do in almost 30 years: Hire a new superintendent.

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Two charged in store break-in

OMAK — Two local men have been charged in the burglary of K Hardware, 661 Riverside Drive, on the night of Sept. 24-25.

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PUD sued over new power line

OKANOGAN — A Pierce County couple and a Thurston County woman are suing the Okanogan County Public Utility District over construction of the Pateros-to-Twisp transmission line.

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Suspect charged in Knowlton’s death

CHELAN — The man suspected of driving a pickup truck that fatally injured Brewster bicyclist and teacher Gary Knowlton has been charged with vehicular homicide and felony hit and run resulting in a death.

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Pair of fires ignites near Coulee Dam

ELMER CITY – A pair of fires, one on each side of the Columbia River, have blackened more than 2,500 acres of land and forced a temporary closure of the Grand Coulee Dam School District.

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