Okanogan County PUD Board continues to work on 2020 budget

OKANOGAN – Continuing their 2020 budget hearing, Okanogan County PUD commissioners heard about proposed items from engineering, construction and operations departments during meetings Nov. 4.

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Cougar sighted this morning near Deerpath Drive in Oroville

OROVILLE – The Oroville District was notified this morning by local law enforcement, that there was a cougar sighting on Deerpath Rd at 8 a.m. this morning, according to a notice sent out by the district.

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Robert Allen Dahlquist

Robert Allen Dahlquist, age 58, passed away in his home on Wednesday, October 09, 2019. He was a much loved father, grandfather and friend to all. Robert was born on February 21st, 1961, in Yakima, Washington.

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Raymond Harold Timm

Raymond Harold Timm passed away peacefully on November 8, 2019, three days after his 75th birthday. He was born on November 5, 1944 to Harold and Inez Timm in Spokane, Washington.

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Enrollments decline at Wenatchee Valley College

WENATCHEE – Wenatchee Valley College enrollment is down 2.1 percent for fall quarter, continuing a ten-year trend of declining enrollments.

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Voters support Emergency Communication System upgrades

OKANOGAN – Voters are showing overwhelming support for a small increase in the county sales tax to pay for updates to the communication system used by police, fire and ambulance in early ballot counting of Nov. 5 general election.

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Department of Ecology Stage 1 burn ban expires this Sunday

SPOKANE – A Stage 1 burn ban in Ferry, Okanogan, Pend Oreille and Stevens counties will expire at 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 10….

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Melody Webb

Melody Webb, age 59, died on October 27, 2019 at home. Melody was born on March 21, 1960 in Barnesville, Ohio to her parents Ben and Beulah (Johns) Jenkins.

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Shannon King

Shannon King, age 48, of Oroville, Washington passed away with her family by her side on Sunday, October 20, 2019 at North Valley Hospital in Tonasket, Washington.

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Vivian Lois Birch Emry

Vivian Lois Birch Emry arrived for the party on Christmas Eve 1922, in Whitetail, Montana. It was a party she always loved from the planning to the cleaning up.

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Voters support Emergency Communication System upgrades

OKANOGAN – Voters are showing overwhelming support for an increase in the county sales tax to update the communication system used by police, fire and ambulance in the first count of the Nov. 5 general election ballots by the Okanogan County Auditor’s office.

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