Jennifer Marshall

General assignment, county and Methow Valley reporter

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Pateros may expand business district

Area entrepreneurs already showing interest in land

The city may turn an unused landfill into a commercial and recreational area on Starr Road, about two miles south of town, and it has already generated some interest from business owners.

Famous producer tells Pateros grads to aim high

Valedictorian says Class of 2014 can take on the world

Ehren Kruger may be a successful screenwriter and producer of several Hollywood blockbusters, but as he told Pateros High School’s graduating class Saturday, it was a long road to get there.

Despite nearby lawsuit, Omak stands by pot law

Marijuana retail ban challenged by Wenatchee store

One hopeful marijuana retailer has pre-emptively sued the city of Wenatchee over its business license laws, but Omak plans to remain steadfast in defending a similar ordinance should anyone take legal action.

Bridgeport voters oust Mayor Lynn

Recall election still to be certified; five votes remain

With only a handful of ballots left to count that won’t be enough to tip the scales, Mayor Marilynn Lynn will be recalled from office next week.

Librarian arraigned in school sex case

Elizabeth Kinkade pleads not guilty to allegations of sexual contact with Tonasket student

Former Tonasket High School librarian Elizabeth Kinkade has pleaded not guilty to five counts of first-degree sexual misconduct with a minor.

Dog rescued after truck plunges into Chewuch

Jessie stays in vehicle until swiftwater rescue team reaches her in raft; mixed breed canine awaits next adventure

A local man is calling his dog’s rescue from the Chewuch River on Saturday a miracle.

Brown: Similkameen land battle not over

Land Trust not happy with losing conservation funds

When the state recently pulled $3.1 million from a planned conservation project, the Okanogan Land Trust said it was disappointed.

Bridgeport Daze expands to two days this weekend

Food, music, parade and more offered in town

The annual Bridgeport Daze celebration this weekend is being extended to two days, Saturday and Sunday, with some new events, a bigger car show and more musical performances.

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Initial tally: Voters ousting Bridgeport mayor

In the preliminary vote count, 111 voters have cast ballots to remove Bridgeport Mayor Marilynn Lynn from office; 91 oppose the recall

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Kinkades both plead not guilty

A former Tonasket librarian and her husband were both arraigned yesterday in Okanogan County Superior and District courts.

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