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Evelyn Flannigan

Evelyn Flannigan died April 21, 2017 in Oroville, Washington. She was born on November 22, 1932 to Jesse Brown and Betty Brown (nee Brake) in Southern Texas.

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Birding field trip to the Highlands June 17

Okanogan Highlands Alliance (OHA) is teaming up with the Okanogan Land Trust (OLT) to offer an educational birding field trip in the Okanogan Highlands on Saturday, June 17.

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Drag racing in the desert

OSOYOOS, BC – Last weekend brought with it (finally!) weather that suits the slogan “Osoyoos, BC – Canada’s pocket desert.” Mother Nature let up with her rain storms, and the drag racers didn’t waste one second of the gorgeous weather.

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Lands Commissioner announces Rural Communities Partnership Initiative

OLYMPIA – The Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz will announce the Rural Communities Partnership Initiative on Tuesday, June 6, 2017.

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Elections officials to conduct Logic & Accuracy test

OKANOGAN – In accordance with RCW 29A.12.130 and WAC 434-335, a Logic and Accuracy test will be conducted on the Okanogan County vote counting equipment. The test will be held in the Okanogan County Auditors Office at 10 a.m., Wednesday, July 12, 2017.

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Pacific Northwest Trail Association offering new maps

To give PNT’ers the most up-to-date and accurate information possible about the Pacific Northwest Trail, the PNTA has worked hard to develop an entirely new map set for the 2017 hiking season.

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John Francis Connot

John Francis Connot, age 82, of Everett, Washington passed away May 19, 2017. He was born to Godfrey and Esther Connot in Ellensburg, Washington on April 27, 1935, their first child.

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Wenatchee Valley College graduation and nurses pinning ceremonies

Wenatchee Valley College commencement exercises and nurses pinnings are scheduled for Friday, June 16, for the Wenatchee campus and Saturday, June 17, for the Omak campus.

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Happy Trails! Fee-free day on Saturday, June 3 for National Trails Day

PORTLAND, Ore. – The U.S. Forest Service will waive fees at day-use recreation sites in Oregon and Washington on Saturday, June 3 for National Trails Day.

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Power outages around the county

OKANOGAN – Okanogan County PUD is experiencing widespread outages due to last evening’s windstorm, which caused downed wires due to falling trees.

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