Mumps case confirmed in Okanogan County

Okanogan County Public Health is reporting one confirmed case of Mumps in an an adult in Okanogan County. They have issued the following information describing Mumps and what can be done to prevent the spread of the disease:

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James Monroe Hartig

James “Whiskey Jim” Hartig who was born in 1943 recently passed away.

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Brian John Morgan

Brian John Morgan of Omak, Washington passed away on Monday, March 13, 2017 at the age of 75. He died peacefully at his home, surrounded by his family.

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Susan Jackson

Susan Jackson, age 70 of Oroville, died on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at North Valley Extended Care in Tonasket. She was born April 11, 1946 in Tonasket to parents Lester and Betty Kingsley.

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West Family Homestead opens in Tonasket

TONASKET – Recently, Kris West and her daughter in-law Amanda West have opened their new shop, West Family Homestead in Tonasket.

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North Cascades Highway clearing scheduled to begin April 10

TWISP – The planned April 10 starting date for clearing State Route 20 over the North Cascades is nearly a month later than the typical mid-March date, but weather, snow slides, and many still-full avalanche chutes make it unsafe to begin the work any earlier.

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Cops, Courts & 911 Stats

Superior Court
Criminal
The court found probable cause for Alex Whistelkia Ensberg, 23, Okanogan, with second-degree burglary and third-degree theft. The crimes allegedly occurred March 8.

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Oroville FBLA attends Pro Sports Career Day

WENATCHEE – Oroville High School FBLA students, in cooperation with Quincy High School FBLA, organized a Pro Sports Career Day in Wenatchee in conjunction with Wenatchee Wild and Town Toyota Center.

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Oroville CARES plans ‘Operation Sticker Shock’

OROVILLE – The Oroville CARES Coalition will be implementing a youth led alcohol prevention activity on Thursday, March 23 – “Operation Sticker Shock.”

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Short inducted into Hunters Heritage Hall of Fame

OLYMPIA – Sen. Shelly Short has been inducted into the Hunters Heritage Hall of Fame for her efforts in the Legislature. It is the highest honor presented by the Washington-based Hunters Heritage Council and is awarded to elected officials or citizens who have gone above and beyond to work for hunters’ rights.

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OLWQS not fooling around when it comes to protecting Osoyoos Lake

OSOYOOS, BC – On Saturday, April 1, volunteers from the Osoyoos Lake Water Quality Society and concerned local residents will begin the process of attaching “Protect our Lake – Pitch In” decals on garbage cans in key areas of Osoyoos.

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