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Special Meeting on PUD Budget

OKANOGAN -There will be a Special Meeting of the Board of Commissioners of the Okanogan County Public Utility District for a Budget Workshop on Monday, Nov. 6.

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Saving farms, forests and fish while strengthening economy

OMAK – Citizens’ Climate Lobby and Audubon Washington will present a program “Saving our Farms, Forests, and Fish While Strengthening the Economy” on Tuesday, Nov. 7 at the 12 Tribes Casino in Omak starting at 6:30 p.m.

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Cops, Courts & 911 Calls

District Court
Francisco “Bud” Bitonti Jr., 38, Omak, guilty of third-degree DWLS. Bitonti was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 60 days suspended, and fined $903.

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Robert ‘Bob’ L. Rise

Now resting in peace, Robert “Bob” L. Rise passed away at North Valley Hospital in Tonasket, Washington on October 19, 2017. He was born on January 18, 1941 to Martin and Fern Rise.

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PUD Board to review budget at special meeting

OKANOGAN – Okanogan County Public Utility District will be holding a special meeting on Monday, Oct. 23 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. where the board of commissioners will review the proposed 2018 budget.

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Cops, Courts & 911 Calls

Superior Court
The court found probable cause to charge Antonio Guadalupe DeLeon, 27, Tonasket, with manufacturing of marijuana. The crime allegedly occurred Oct. 5.

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General Election Ballots in the mail

OKANOGAN – Ballots for the Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017 General Election are in the mail, according to election officials with the Okanogan County Auditor’s office.

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Omak nurse sentenced to federal prison for adulteration and misbranding pain meds

SPOKANE – Cory J. Riehart, 32, Omak, Wash. was sentenced in United States District Court after pleading guilty in July, 2017 to Adulterating a Drug and to Misbranding a Drug with the Intent to Defraud or Mislead….

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Leah McCormick, Okanogan County Treasurer

Second half property taxes due

OKANOGAN – Okanogan County Treasurer Leah McCormick would like to remind taxpayers that the second half of 2017 county property taxes and irrigation assessments are due and must be in by Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, or interest and penalty will start accruing on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017.

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County Historical Society annual meeting

OMAK – The 2017 OCHS member/trustee meeting will be held on Saturday, Oct 28 in the Hazel Burnett building on the campus of Wenatchee Valley College, Omak.

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