Let me Wander Over Yonder… Don’t Fence Me In

New exhibit at Art on the Line Gallery

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Red Cross offers safety tips as students get ready to go back to school

School bells will be calling students back to the classroom soon and the American Red Cross wants to make sure every student is safe as they head back to school for the upcoming academic year.

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Seventh District state legislators Short and Maycumber recognized for ‘Jada’s Law’

OLYMPIA – Sen. Shelly Short and Rep. Jacquelin Maycumber have been recognized for their work on legislation to increase awareness of the process of matching those in need of bone-marrow transplants with potential donors.

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U.S. Rep. Newhouse honors Vietnam Veterans in Okanogan

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Thursday, August 22, Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) hosted a Vietnam veteran pinning ceremony in Okanogan. Vietnam-era veterans were encouraged to sign up to receive a service lapel pin and certificate of special congressional recognition in honor of their service and sacrifice during the Vietnam War.

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Congressman Dan Newhouse visits MVH to meet with county healthcare leadership

OMAK – U.S. Congressman Dan Newhouse paid local healthcare leaders a visit on Thursday, Aug. 22, to discuss the challenges and other healthcare delivery-related issues in Okanogan County. Newhouse represents Washington’s Fourth Congressional District, which includes all of Central Washington.

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Marilyn Clare Zenner Prince

Marilyn Clare Zenner Prince was a remarkable woman, wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, aunt and friend. With a big smile and warm heart, she touched many lives through her deep faith, caring spirit and abundance of hospitality.

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Virginia Lilly Trail re-opens for adventure in the Okanogan Highlands

TONASKET – A group of volunteers with the Okanogan Highlands Alliance, in collaboration with the US Forest Service, worked to re-open the Virginia Lilly Trail near Bonaparte Lake earlier this month.

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North County graduates receive WAEF scholarships

WENATCHEE – The Washington Apple Education Foundation (WAEF) awarded a record 320 new and renewing students with scholarship support this spring, including several to Tonasket and Oroville students.

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Chip seal work planned between Okanogan and Riverside on Highway 97

OKANOGAN – The Washington State Department of Transportation has announced that there will be chip sealing work on US 97 from Okanogan to Riverside.

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Lake Management District completes first milfoil applications in Osoyoos Lake

OROVILLE – The first summer of milfoil applications under the new Lake Management District (LMD) have been completed. There were four separate locations where these applications took place. All were in areas were areas that had not been previously treated for milfoil. Going from south to north areas treated were: 3.42 acres in the Okanogan [...]

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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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