Charles ‘Chuck’ Hayes Jr.

Charles “Chuck” Hayes Jr. was born on December 28, 1934 to Charles and Leda Mae Hayes. Charles grew up in Farmerville Louisiana and graduated from Farmerville High School in 1952.

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Gerald Arthur Henderson

Gerald Arthur Henderson went to the Lord at his mother and father’s estate on August 21, 2018. Gerald was born in Ephrata Washington on February 11, 1950, the son of Art and Bunny Henderson.

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Drag racers wave goodbye to summer

OSOYOOS, BC – The long, hot summer nights may be in the rearview mirror for the Okanagan Valley, but the drag racing season is far from over.

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Floyd Edward Kennedy

Floyd Edward Kennedy passed away peacefully on August 7, 2018 surrounded by family in his home in Tonasket, Washington. He was born in Scotsguard, Saskatchewan, Canada on April 10, 1923 to parents, Edward Clinton Kennedy and Mabel Clare Shelton.

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Cops, Courts & 911 Calls

Wayne Matthew Anderson, 46, Riverside, guilty of unlawful aiming or discharging of a firearm. Anderson was sentenced to 364 days in jail with 363 suspended and fined $43.

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OVOC beginning rehearsals for concert season

The Okanogan Valley Orchestra & Chorus begins rehearsals for the concert season during the first week of September.

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USFS, Northwest Fire Updates

Crescent Mountain Fire: Crews and aircraft held the fire at the Buttermilk ridge control line. Structural assessments of homes continue in the Libby Creek area near Carlton.

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Bobby ‘Bob’ Godwin

Bobby Ray Godwin “Bob” was born June 18, 1944 to Florence and L.D. Godwin. Bob grew up on his family farm in Nocona, Texas where he went to school and graduated from Nocona High School.

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Ethleen Victoria Attwood

On August 8, 2018, Ethleen Victoria Attwood passed into the loving arms of her Heavenly Father after a short and unexpected illness at Mid-Valley Hospital in Omak.

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President approves major Disaster Declaration for Colville Tribes

WASHINGTON –The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today that federal disaster assistance has been made available for the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation to supplement the tribe’s recovery efforts in the areas affected by flooding from May 5 to May 28, 2018. Federal funding is available to Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation on [...]

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Oroville wastewater treatment plant wins state Outstanding Award

OLYMPIA – Oroville’s wastewater treatment plant was deemed outstanding by the Department of Ecology, one of 111 in the state to be recognized. It was Oroville’s fifth consecutive year to receive the honor.

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