Okanogan County PUD board working on financial policy

OKANOGAN – The Okanogan County PUD board discussed establishing a financial policy, including a proposal by staff on managing the rate stabilization fund.

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Economic Alliance accepting project applications

OMAK – The Economic Alliance Infrastructure Committee would like to announce that we are now accepting applications for the 2020 Prioritization process for Economic and Community Development projects and Public Infrastructure projects within Okanogan County.

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Missing 76-year-old located in Federal Way, Washington

OKANOGAN – The Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office is requesting assistance in looking for a missing person. Gail Smith is a 76- year-old male who has early onset of dementia.

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State Parks Boating Program urges stand up paddleboarders to wear life jacket, leash

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Parks Boating Program is urging stand up paddleboarders to be safe on the water by always wearing a life jacket and leash.

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Shoreline penalty resolved on Palmer Lake

LOOMIS – The Washington Department of Ecology and a British Columbia couple have agreed to a settlement that reduces their penalty and provides opportunities for environmental enhancement along Palmer Lake in Okanogan County.

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Colville Tribes plan Cultural Salmon Release

GRAND COULEE – The Colville Confederated Tribes is hosting their second Cultural Salmon Release on the east side of Grand Coulee Dam on Friday, Aug. 16 at 9 a.m.

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Press Release: Community Foundation of NCW welcomes new trustees

The Community Foundation of NCW says it is pleased to announce five new members joining its Board of Trustees: Diane Blake, Chris Goetz, Jesus Hernandez, Evan McCauley and Dr. Doug Wilson.

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Music in the Park in Tonasket

TONASKET – This Friday’s Music in the Park will feature Waterfall, Hippies on Vacation and Steve Kinzie starting at 6 p.m. in History Park. The free concerts are sponsored by the Community Cultural Project of Tonasket.

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Fire danger, precaution level increases in Eastern Washington

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced today the following increases in fire danger and industrial fire precaution levels (IFPL) on DNR-protected lands.

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Early ballot count going in favor of Oroville EMS levies, McMillan for Tonasket Council

OKANOGAN – Voters within and outside of Oroville’s city limits are voting in overwhelming favor of their respective EMS levies in the early vote count of the Aug. 6 Primary Election. Tonasket voters have also cast more ballots for Jeff McMillan in a three-way race for Tonasket City Council Position #2.

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Five Okanogan County wastewater treatment plants recognized by Ecology

OLYMPIA – Wastewater treatment plant operators play a critical role in keeping Washington’s waters clean. Treatment plants deal with everything we dump down the drain or flush down the toilet.

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