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Coming heat wave raises fire danger rating in Eastern Washington

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Natural Resources increased fire danger ratings across eastern Washington today, Thursday, June 22. A dry, cold front is expected to increase temperatures, lower humidity and increase winds across the region through the evening of Tuesday, June 27. These conditions heighten the risk for wildfires and create challenges for [...]

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Lillian Margaret Stansbury

Memorial: Lillian Stansbury

There will be a memorial service for Lillian “Babe” Stansbury on Saturday, July 1 starting at 11 a.m. at the Loomis Community Church, with a Luncheon to follow.

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Nellie May Cook Zachman Paulsen

Nellie was born July 27, 1925 in Loomis, Washington to parents John Sherman Cook and Oma Jane Colbert. Nellie passed away in her home on June 16, 2017.

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Colville Tribal Elections to move forward

NESPELEM -The Colville Tribal Elections Committee has made the decision to move forward with the elections process and let the Position One “run its course.”

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U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse

Newhouse, Schrader lead bipartisan request urging President Trump to renegotiate Columbia River Treaty

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Reps. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) and Kurt Schrader (D-OR) were joined today by Reps. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Greg Walden (R-OR), Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA), and Dave Reichert (R-WA) in a bipartisan letter urging President Trump to commence negotiations with Canada over the Columbia River Treaty (CRT) as soon as possible.

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Benefit will help send wheelchair athlete to national veterans games

OROVILLE — Casey L. Pooler, who served in the United States Marine Corps, is raising money to compete in the National Veterans Wheelchair games.

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Boys & Girls Clubs on the Colville Reservation expand

NESPELEM – The Boys and Girls Club on the Colville Reservation will be expanding to the Nespelem Community Center with a soft opening June 21 at 10 a.m. The Colville Business Council is pleased to announce this partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Snohomish County based on the success in the Inchelium Community [...]

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Mid Summer Fest celebrating Grange Hall centennial Saturday, June 17

MOLSON – The Community of Molson invites everyone to come to their 22nd annual Molson Midsummer Festival on Saturday, June 17, made even more special with the centennial of the Molson Grange Hall.

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Cops, Courts & 911 Calls

Superior Court
The court found probable cause to charge Wayne Kenneth Domar, 60, Omak, with assault in violation of a no-contact order. The crime allegedly occurred May 2.

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Three Oroville businesses fail alcohol compliance check

OROVILLE – Three alcohol retailers in Oroville sold to an underage investigative aid from the Omak Police Department as Oroville and Omak Police, together with anti-underage alcohol and drug use groups conducted compliance checks in Oroville and Omak earlier this month.

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