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Update: Six confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Okanogan County

OKANOGAN – The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Okanogan County is now six, with three in the Methow Valley, two on the Colville Indian Reservation and one in South County according to the latest update from Okanogan County Public Health. Of the 226 samples sent for testing, 51 tests are still pending.

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Add public libraries to the list of closures

WENATCHEE – Barbara Walters, Executive Director of North Central Regional Library announced Friday evening that all libraries in Chelan, Douglas, Grant, Okanogan and Ferry counties will be closed starting Monday, March 16 at 8 p.m.

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Mildred M. Otto

Mildred M. Otto, age 95, passed away on March 4,, 2020 at North Valley Extended Care in Tonasket, Washington. Mildred, fondly known as Millie, was born in Chicago, Illinois on July 8, 1924 to German immigrants.

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Emily Rawley is the 2020 May Festival Queen

OROVILLE – Oroville has chosen its royalty for this year’s May Festival and Emily Rawley will serve as May Festival Queen and Emma Bocook and Victoria Castrejon will be May Festival Princesses.

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Six Oroville juniors seek May Festival crown; Selection Night Feb. 17

OROVILLE – Six Oroville High School juniors are asking to represent their community as Oroville May Festival Royalty — Casey Todd-Hirst, Victoria Castrejon, Melinda Clark, Emily Rawley, Madelyn Martin and Emma Bocook.

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North Valley Hospital plans Special Meeting

Open House to meet physician applicant TONASKET – North Valley Hospital District will be holding a special meeting to hold an Executive Session followed by an Open House to meet an applicant for a clinic physician on Thursday, Jan. 23 between 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. in the Commissioner’s Boardroom at 203, S. Western, Tonasket. [...]

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Family Health’s Maternity Services receives $100,000 from Molina Healthcare

OKANOGAN – Family Health Centers was awarded $100,000 by Molina Healthcare to support the development of a Center of Excellence for Maternity Services.

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Ellen Patricia (Grillo) Zosel

Ellen Patricia (Grillo) Zosel peacefully passed away in the early morning of December 26, 2019 at her home on Lake Osoyoos where she’d lived since 1951. Ellen was born March 17, 1920 in Republic, Washington to pioneer homesteaders and Italian immigrants, Anthony and Stella Grillo.

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Sarah Lorain Schatzel

It is with great sorrow we announce the passing of our beloved Sarah. Sarah Lorain Schatzel passed away on December 23, 2019. Sarah was born October 23, 2010 to parents Bob and Laura Schatzel in Kennewick, Washington.

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A thankful community

NORTH COUNTY — There is so much to be thankful for this holiday season and local residents took a moment to reflect on reasons they are thankful for community, family and friends.

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