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Justin William Nanpuya, 41, Omak, pleaded guilty Sept. 5 to third-degree assault (of a law enforcement officer). Nanpuya was sentenced to nine months in jail and fined $1,260.50 for the March 23 crime.

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Rosa Geneva Borland

Rosa Geneva Borland, 88, of Oroville, died September 3, 2017. She was born April 16, 1929 to parents Dewey and Charlotte Galyean in Childress, Texas.

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SlideShow: Seen at the County Fair, Results:

OKANOGAN – There were 772 exhibitors at this year’s Okanogan County Fair with over 6,000 entries. To see who won what, please click on one of the links below:

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Cops & Courts and 911 Calls

Superior Court
The court found probable cause to charge Zachary John Bernsten, 33, Omak, with two counts of first-degree robbery. The crimes allegedly occurred Aug. 28.

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Comments sought on Okanogan County Comprehensive Plan

OKANOGAN – The Okanogan Board of County Commissioners invites the public to offer comments regarding potential revisions to the Okanogan County Comprehensive Plan with particular attention to policies regarding water quality and quantity.

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Updated: House fire in Nine Mile area spreads to 30 plus acres

OROVILLE – A wildland fire is spreading that started from a house fire on Blue Grouse Road in the 9 mile area northwest of Oroville, according to Okanogan County Emergency Management.

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Edith Marie Thornton

Edith Marie Thornton, 95 of Tonasket, passed away peacefully Saturday morning, September 9, 2017 at the Tonasket Nursing Home. Edith was born August 17, 1922 in Wenatchee, Washington to Roy and Theo (Patterson) Thornton.

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Wildfire smoke reaching unhealthy to hazardous levels

OKANOGAN – Okanogan County Public Health is urging county schools, parents and guardians to make sure their kids are being protected from air quality levels ranging from “Unhealthy to Hazardous.”

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Donna Lee Forney

Donna Lee Forney died on August 20, 2017 at her residence in Yakima, Washington at the age of 85. She was born November 4, 1931 in a farmhouse near Brocket, North Dakota to parents Opal and Cecil.

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Allen Utecht

The gates of Heaven swung wide open and a young man rolled through the gates in a 1952 customized Chevy pickup. The Lord met him with open arms and Allen walked into the unimaginable glory of Heaven and into his next life.…

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