Autumn workshops for writers

WENATCHEE – Regional writers have a great opportunity to stretch themselves and aim high at Write On The River’s Autumn Writers Workshop, “Reaching Readers.” Past conference presenters Jason Brick and Rachel Letofsky will each offer a different perspective on effectively connecting with your audience, plus a personal meeting to discuss your partial manuscript with them.

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Emergency physicians provide Halloween safety tips for parents

WASHINGTON — It is estimated that more than 41 million children will trick-or-treat nationwide this Halloween. The nation’s emergency physicians offer a few tips to make sure that your child stays safe and that any fright is the fun kind – that doesn’t include a health scare or trip to the emergency department.

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Poor air quality can result in a burn ban

OLYMPIA – During the winter, a weather pattern called an inversion can trap stagnant air and unhealthy wood smoke close to the ground.

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Cops, Courts & 911 Calls

911 Calls & Jail Bookings
Monday, Oct. 1, 2018
Sex offense on W. Fork Cougar Creek Rd. near Wauconda.

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Sheriff’s office looking for information on vehicle, equipment thefts

OKANOGAN – The Okanogan County Sheriff’s office is seeking information on several stolen vehicles found in the serving of a search warrants in the Frosty Creek Road in Okanogan County,

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Okanogan County Commissioners lift burn ban

OKANOGAN – The Okanogan County Board of Commissioners lifted the countywide burn ban on Monday, Oct. 8 with Resolution 104-2018.

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Commissioner Franz Seeks $55 million to protect rural communities

TUMWATER – Commissioner of Public Lands Hilary Franz today unveiled a request to double the state’s wildfire fighting budget. The $55 million wildfire spending plan will improve wildfire response and create healthier forests.

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The 2018 drag racing season comes to an end

OSOYOOS, BC – Wine Country Racing Association (WCRA) winds up the 2018 season on Canadian Thanksgiving weekend in Osoyoos, BC. The cool air temperatures make for happy engines and enthusiastic drag racers.

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Charles "Chuck" Hayes

Memorial Service: Chuck Hayes

Charles “Chuck” Hayes Jr. of Oroville, Washington, was born December 28, 1934 to Charles and Leda Mae Hayes. He passed away on August 19, 2018.

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Washingtonians reminded of impending voter-registration deadlines for November General Election

OLYMPIA — With Washington’s vote-by-mail ballots scheduled to be sent to registered voters statewide before Oct. 19, there are only a few days left to conveniently register online or by mail for the Nov. 6 General Election.

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Jerry Hutchinson

Jerry Hutchinson was born in Port Orchard, Washington and was raised with love and persistence by Otis Sr and Maxine Hutchinson.

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