TONASKET — The Tonasket City Council meeting last Tuesday, Jan. 8, quickly turned into a heated debate, continuing an ongoing discussion regarding the police department. Some council members even suggested the mayor resign over the issue.
OKANOGAN – The North Central Washington Narcotics Task Force executed two search warrants on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019 in the Okanogan area, seizing large amounts of narcotics and leading to the arrest of five suspects.
OMAK – Wenatchee Valley College at Omak student government has partnered with Omak and Mirage theaters to present the 16th Annual Omak Film Festival from Jan. 31-Feb. 20. The festival features seven current and acclaimed films.
Rosalie “Rosie” Agnes Ellis-Doucette, age 73 of Oroville. Washington, passed away Monday, January 7, 2019 at home peacefully in her bed. She was born September 7, 1945 in Eau Claire, Wisconsin to parents Ivan George and Ruth Rosina (Trefz) Ellis.
TONASKET — Tonasket Councilwomen Christa Levine and Jill Ritter said they have no confidence in Mayor Dennis Brown following the actions he took which resulted in the firing of the police chief and disbanding of the police department.
Stage 1 burn ban begins Sunday in Okanogan, Ferry, Chelan, Douglas, Kittitas, Pend Oreille and Stevens counties
YAKIMA – A ban on outdoor burning and the use of uncertified stoves and fireplaces begins at 10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, in Okanogan, Ferry, Chelan, Douglas, Kittitas, Pend Oreille and Stevens counties due to poor air quality predicted for the region. Restrictions on burning will continue until further notice.
TONASKET – A special meeting of the Tonasket City Council sponsored by the Public Safety Committee will be held as a Town Hall meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Tonasket Elementary School Commons.