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Rep. Newhouse Calls on USTR to elevate Washington apple access in India

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) sent a letter to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, calling on him to elevate Washington apple access in India by reducing tariff rates for U.S. apple growers.

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Brice William Carroll

Brice William Carroll passed away on September 13, 2019 at Holy Family Hospital in Spokane at the age of 64. He was born in Saratoga Springs, New York on March 10, 1955.

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Okanogan County PUD looking at shared community solar project

OKANOGAN – Okanogan County PUD is pursuing a community solar project for its customers that would allow multiple participants to share the costs and benefits of a solar project, including receiving a yearly incentive check from the state.

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BLM lifts fire restrictions in Eastern Washington

SPOKANE – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Spokane District has lifted the regulated fire closure on public lands administered by the BLM and the Bureau of Reclamation (BOR) in eastern Washington.

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Newhouse urges local attendance at public comment meeting on grizzly bear introduction

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) released the following statement after the U.S. Department of the Interior announced a public meeting on the Draft North Cascades Ecosystem Grizzly Bear Restoration Plan/Environmental Impact Statement.

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Flash Flood Warnings issued for Okanogan, Douglas and Chelan counties

SPOKANE – The National Weather Service in Spokane has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Okanogan, Douglas and Chelan Counties for Tuesday, Sept. 10 from 11 a.m. through this evening.

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PNTA plans meeting on trail town kiosk

OROVILLE – The Pacific Northwest Trail Association would like to install a PNT-Oroville trail town kiosk and is hosting a workshop to gather community input on the location, design and content of the kiosk.

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‘Celebrating Cultures’ returns to Pearrygin Lake State Park

WINTHROP – Sept. 4, 2019 – The Washington State Parks Folk and Traditional Arts Program invites the public to the “Celebrating Cultures” concert at Pearrygin Lake State Park on Saturday, Sept. 14.

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Border Patrol arrests smuggler near Oroville and Visa overstay during Labor Day Weekend

SPOKANE – U.S. Border Patrol Agents within Spokane Sector were involved in two notable arrests over the Labor Day weekend, including near Oroville.

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Harold Richard ‘Rich’ Michels

Rich passed away Aug. 6, 2019 at his home in Conconully, Wash., at the age of 65. He was born May 9, 1954 in Tonasket, Washington to Don and Iris Burbery Michels and was the youngest of four children.

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