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Douglas Todd Postel

Douglas Todd Postel, born February 18, 1970 passed away on October 3, 2018. Douglas is survived by his wife, Mae Postel; children, Bittany, Donavan and Ocean; mother, Connie Bevis Waters; siblings, Willis Waters and Jordan Diaz, as well as many nephews and nieces. He was preceded in death by his father, Douglas Duane Postel. The [...]

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Cops, Courts & 911 Calls

911 Calls & Jail Booking Log
Monday, Oct. 8, 2018
Holli Nicole St. Clair, 34, booked for fourth-degree assault (DV).

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Peter James ‘Jim’ Walimaki

Jim was born in Seattle, Washington on November 19, 1943 and raised in his ancestral home (fifth generation Goode Family) in Issaquah, Washington.

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PUD Commissioners will hold 2019 Budget workshops

OKANOGAN – There will be Special Meetings for the Okanogan County PUD Board to review the proposed 2019 budget on Oct. 22, Nov. 5, Nov. 19, Dec. 3 and Dec. 17 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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Craig Carroll joins Rural & Farmworker Housing Board

YAKIMA – Craig Carroll has joined the Board of Directors of the Office of Rural and Farmworker Housing (ORFH), the organization announced today. He brings experience in all aspects of agriculture, including past work as a seasonal farmworker, agricultural business outreach worker and more than two decades of orchard management.

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Autumn workshops for writers

WENATCHEE – Regional writers have a great opportunity to stretch themselves and aim high at Write On The River’s Autumn Writers Workshop, “Reaching Readers.” Past conference presenters Jason Brick and Rachel Letofsky will each offer a different perspective on effectively connecting with your audience, plus a personal meeting to discuss your partial manuscript with them.

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Emergency physicians provide Halloween safety tips for parents

WASHINGTON — It is estimated that more than 41 million children will trick-or-treat nationwide this Halloween. The nation’s emergency physicians offer a few tips to make sure that your child stays safe and that any fright is the fun kind – that doesn’t include a health scare or trip to the emergency department.

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Commissioner Franz Seeks $55 million to protect rural communities

TUMWATER – Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz today unveiled a request to double the state’s wildfire fighting budget. The $55 million wildfire spending plan will improve wildfire response and create healthier forests.

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Memorial Service: Chuck Hayes

Charles “Chuck” Hayes Jr. of Oroville, Washington, was born December 28, 1934 to Charles and Leda Mae Hayes. He passed away on August 19, 2018.

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Washingtonians reminded of impending voter-registration deadlines for November General Election

OLYMPIA — With Washington’s vote-by-mail ballots scheduled to be sent to registered voters statewide before Oct. 19, there are only a few days left to conveniently register online or by mail for the Nov. 6 General Election.

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