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Lloyd Curtis reminisces about Roy’s Pharmacy

Curtis brothers ran drug store for more than 40 years. Editor’s Note: Roy’s Pharmacy in Tonasket, in business under that name since 1955, shut its doors without warning last Tuesday, selling their customer list to RiteAid in Omak. While the owners had little to say on the record, Mary Lou Kriner, president of the Tonasket [...]

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Tonasket School District infrastructure levy appears to have passed

OKANOGAN – The third ballot count of the Nov. 6 General Election, while results are still unofficial until certified, shows the Tonasket School levy will most likely pass.

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Stage 1 burn ban begins Saturday in Chelan, Douglas, Kittitas, Klickitat and Okanogan counties

UNION GAP – A ban on outdoor burning and the use of uncertified stoves and fireplaces begins 10 a.m. Saturday in Chelan, Douglas, Kittitas, Klickitat and Okanogan Counties due to poor air quality in the region. Restrictions on burning will continue until further notice.

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School Levy pulls ahead, city EMS closes gap

OKANOGAN – The second ballot count of the Nov. 6 General Election has breathed new life into Tonasket School District’s Capital Levy request as the ballots cast in favor of the proposition have slighty edged ahead of those that were against.

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Stage 1 burn ban called for Okanogan County

YAKIMA – A ban on outdoor burning and the use of uncertified stoves and fireplaces begins at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, in Okanogan County due to poor air quality in the region. Restrictions on burning will continue until further notice.

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Detro leading Bull for Commissioner’s seat

OKANOGAN – Incumbent Okanogan County Commissioner Jim Detro is leading the ballot for Position 3 against challenger Salley Bull in the first ballot count of today’s General Election.

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IRIS to host ninth annual NCW Community Success Summit in Pateros

WENATCHEE – The Initiative for Rural Innovation & Stewardship (IRIS) will showcase success stories from across the region when it teams up with partners to convene the ninth annual NCW Community Success Summit in Pateros on Thursday, Nov. 15. “Pateros Strong” is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Pateros school gym.

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OHA presents: Local Loon Tales a Highland Wonders event with Dan and Ginger Poleschook

TONASKET – On Friday, Nov. 2, Dan and Ginger Poleschook will return to the Highland Wonders education series to update our community on how our local loons have fared in the seven years since the Poleschook’s last presentation in Tonasket.

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Voter registration deadline for the 2018 General Election is Monday

OLYMPIA — More than 4.3 million Washingtonians have already received ballots to participate in the 2018 General Election, and thousands of eligible but unregistered voters have until Monday afternoon, Oct. 29, to join them and participate.

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Power outage south of Tonasket and Loomis area

OKANOGAN – The Okanogan County PUD reports a that the electric utility is experiencing a power outage in areas south of Tonasket and Loomis.

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