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Flood watch remains in effect until late tonight

OKANOGAN COUNTY – The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for a portion of North Central Washington, including the east slopes of the North Cascades, the Okanogan Valley and the Wenatchee Area through late tonigh

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Kinross offers second free training workshop

REPUPLIC – As part of a program to assist the local communities with upcoming change as closure of the Buckhorn Mine approaches, Kinross Kettle River – Buckhorn is hosting a series of trainings and workshops designed specifically for Ferry and Okanogan county residents and businesses. The second in the series, “Startup: Planning for the Unknowable Future” will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 10 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Republic School cafeteria.

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Barbara ‘Bobbie’ Abshire

Barbara “Bobbie” Abshire, age 56 of Oroville, passed away on December 1, 2014 at her home in Oroville. She was born May 15, 1958 in Clarkston, Wash. to parents Alfred and Dottie Harper.

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Don F. Nigg

Don F. Nigg, age 78 of Oroville, passed away on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 in Colville. He was born September 27, 1936 in Oroville to parents Frank and Gunda Nigg.

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Irene Beeman Williams

Irene Beeman Williams, age 90 of Manson, died on November 29, 2014 in Manson. She was born January 15, 1924 in National, Washington to parents Harry and Nora (Michels) Beeman.

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Donetta Kay Bunde

Donetta Bunde, 69, passed away November 9th at Salem Hospital with her husband, Kent at her side. She was born in Salem to Don and Eleanor (Doerfler) Blades, being the only daughter with two older brothers, Dennis and Roger, followed by two younger brothers Wally and Jimmy.

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Invitation to Thanksgiving dinner

OROVILLE – Free Thanksgiving dinners are being offered in Oroville and Chesaw this Thursday and everyone is invited to come in and share the holiday with family, friends and neighbors.

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Barbara J. Forrester

Barbara J. Forrester was born on December 18, 1934 in Oroville to parents Giacamo and Angeline Scacco. She grew up in Oroville and was raised by her sister Rose Marie and Web Hallauer.

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John Webster Myrick

John Webster Myrick, 94 passed away peacefully at home with his devoted wife, Juanita, of 73 years and their number five son Kevin, on November 15th, 2014.

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Dara Sylvester’s Allure Hair Designs will be holding its Grand Re-opening on Saturday, Nov. 22. Charlene Helm/staff photo

Allure Hair Designs to ‘re-open’ on Nov. 22

OROVILLE – Allure Hair Designs isn’t exactly new in town. However, the hair salon formerly known as Sonia’s Beauty Spot now boasts a new in name and with a familiar friend in Dara Sylvester now running the show, will be hosting its Grand Re-opening on Saturday, Nov. 22, from 10 a.m-2 p.m.

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