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Whitestone Pharmacy will soon open their doors in Tonasket

TONASKET- Whitestone Pharmacy held an Open House on Saturday, Dec. 7, welcoming the community to visit Tonasket’s new incoming pharmacy, located at 316 S. Whitcomb Ave, projected to open their doors sometime in January 2020.

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New video helps temporary ag workers and employers understand rights and responsibilities

TUMWATER — Every year, thousands of temporary agriculture workers come to Washington. They play a key role in one of the state’s biggest industries ̶ planting, growing, and harvesting crops like apples, berries, cherries and many other foods that are consumed here and shipped around the world.

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Free Thanksgiving Dinner offered by America’s Family Grill

NORTH COUNTY — America and Louis Perez and the staff of America’s Family Grill are inviting people to come join them for a free Thanksgiving Dinner this Thursday, Nov. 28 between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. at their restaurant at 1518 Main Street in Oroville.

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Suspect in home invasion arrested with stolen property

OROVILLE – An Oroville man, suspected of breaking into an occupied Oroville home in the 400 block of Main Street last week was arrested when a search of his vehicle revealed he had property stolen from the home in his possession.

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Tonasket man charged with murder in connection to body found in trunk

OKANOGAN – A Tonasket man has been charged in the death of his wife, Angela M. Bowers, whose remains were found in the trunk of a burned out car in Aeneas Valley last June.

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Washington state bans vapor products containing vitamin E acetate

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Board of Health expanded its emergency rule on vapor products to include a new section banning the sale of vapor products containing vitamin E acetate. The Department of Health recommended the update based on new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) findings connecting vitamin E acetate and vaping associated lung injury.

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Okanogan County PUD Board continues to work on 2020 budget

OKANOGAN – Continuing their 2020 budget hearing, Okanogan County PUD commissioners heard about proposed items from engineering, construction and operations departments during meetings Nov. 4.

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Cougar sighted this morning near Deerpath Drive in Oroville

OROVILLE – The Oroville District was notified this morning by local law enforcement, that there was a cougar sighting on Deerpath Rd at 8 a.m. this morning, according to a notice sent out by the district.

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Voters support Emergency Communication System upgrades

OKANOGAN – Voters are showing overwhelming support for a small increase in the county sales tax to pay for updates to the communication system used by police, fire and ambulance in early ballot counting of Nov. 5 general election.

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Department of Ecology Stage 1 burn ban expires this Sunday

SPOKANE – A Stage 1 burn ban in Ferry, Okanogan, Pend Oreille and Stevens counties will expire at 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 10….

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