Seventh District Rep. Joel Kretz (R-Wauconda)

Rep. Kretz bill for early wildfire suppression agreements signed into law

OLYMPIA – Under legislation sponsored by Rep. Joel Kretz and signed into law by Gov. Jay Inslee, much of the groundwork for the state’s next wildfire suppression response will be laid months in advance as the state seeks to enter into preemptive agreements with local contractors.

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Gebbers Farms has a lot of hope and belief in Oroville

OROVILLE — Members of Gebbers Farms assured business owners and community members gathered at Oroville’s April 13 Chamber of Commerce meeting they planned to be in Oroville for the long run

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Oroville Spring Clean Up

OROVILLE – Mayor Jon Neal has declared the week of April 24 through April 28 as the annual Oroville Spring Clean-up.

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Oroville plans Arbor Day tree planting

OROVILLE – There will be an Arbor Day Ceremony at 1 p.m. on Thursday, April 27 at the new Oroville Police Station on Main Street.

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Newhouse listening event cancelled

Citing complications in his wife’s cancer treatment, U.S. Congressman Dan Newhouse is unable to host the listing session he had planned for Okanogan County on April 20. “As many of you know, several years ago my wife Carol was diagnosed with cancer. Through her amazing strength and determination and with the help of talented medical [...]

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Cops, Courts & 911 Calls

Superior Court
The court issued an arrest warrant for Donelle Stratas, 36, Omak, for second-degree escape. The crime allegedly occurred April 8.

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U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse

Congressman Newhouse to host Listening Session in Okanogan County

BREWSTER – U.S. Rep. Dan Newhouse will host a listening for 4th Congressional District constituents at the Brewster High School Gym, 503 South 7th Street, Brewster, on Thursday, April 20 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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Tonasket will hold public workshop on proposed annexation

TONASKET – The Tonasket City Council will be holding a special meeting on Wednesday, April 19th, 2017 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Tonasket City Hall. The purpose of this meeting is to host a public workshop to review the cost/benefit analysis prepared for an area proposed for annexation.

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Chris Branch

Commissioner Branch to address Community Meeting In Okanogan

OKANOGAN – Okanogan County Commissioner Chris Branch will speak to citizens about his first months in office and the important issues before the county. This public meeting will be held at the Okanogan Grange Hall, 305 Tyee Street, Okanogan on April 23, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

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Update: North Cascade Highway reopening

TWISP – North Cascades Highway is still closed to vehicles between milepost 134 and 171. Crews are actively working Monday – Thursday to reopen this stretch of the NCH

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