Rich passed away Aug. 6, 2019 at his home in Conconully, Wash., at the age of 65. He was born May 9, 1954 in Tonasket, Washington to Don and Iris Burbery Michels and was the youngest of four children.
OKANOGAN – Christian Johnson, Assistant Chief of the Okanogan Volunteer Fire Department, suffered serious injuries while on the Spring Coulee Fire. He has second and third degree burns over 60 percent of his body.
Our beloved mother and grandmother, Elaine Chamberlin, died August 24, 2019 at her home in East Wenatchee. Elaine was born, one of four daughters, to Charles and Zenda Sawyers on October 27, 1926 in Cedaredge, Colorado.
OKANOGAN – Christian Johnson, the Assistant Fire Chief for Okanogan County Fire District #3 was injured while fighting the Spring Coulee Fire south of Okanogan on Sunday, Sept. 1, according to Okanogan County Emergency Management.
Mary Clare Paris, 65, known to all as Clare, passed away at her home in Okanogan, Washington on August 18th, 2019, surrounded by her loving family. During her three-year struggle with cancer she had never lost the positive nature and upbeat attitude that she was so known for.
OLYMPIA – Today Washington State Health Officer Dr. Kathy Lofy signed a statewide standing order for naloxone, a medication that can reverse an opioid overdose. The standing order works like a prescription and allows any person or organization in the state to get naloxone from a pharmacy.
Sen. Cantwell announces $225K grant to bolster economic development for Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan counties
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) announced that the North Central Washington Economic Development District has been awarded a grant to implement a comprehensive economic development strategy (CEDS) for Chelan, Douglas and Okanogan counties.