Second pronghorn release on Colville Indian Reservation

NESPELEM – Ninety-eight pronghorn antelope were released on the Colville Indian Reservation recently; this is the second transplant operation since January 2016. The Colville Tribes’ Fish and Wildlife (CTFW) Department worked with the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW) to coordinate efforts that included helicopter captures from several antelope populations near Elko, Nevada.

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Cops, Courts & 911 Calls

Superior Court
The court found probable cause to charge Jody Ellen Cate, 37, Omak, with unlawful imprisonment (DV) and fourth-degree assault (DV). The crimes allegedly occurred Oct. 16.

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Special Meeting on PUD Budget

OKANOGAN -There will be a Special Meeting of the Board of Commissioners of the Okanogan County Public Utility District for a Budget Workshop on Monday, Nov. 6.

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Oroville Police Officer arrested for suspicion of DUI

OROVILLE — An Oroville Police Officer finds himself on administrative leave after being arrested by fellow officers for suspicion of DUI.

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Climate Change film, ‘One Stick at a Time’ to be screened at CCC

TONASKET – For the last year, Kent Woodruff, a retired US Forest Service biologist from Winthrop, has been engaging people across the west in discussions about what we can do to soften the impacts of climate change.

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North Valley Hospital will not pursue VA Clinic

TONASKET – North Valley Hospital District has chosen not to pursue a Veterans Community Based Outpatient Clinic.

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Saving farms, forests and fish while strengthening economy

OMAK – Citizens’ Climate Lobby and Audubon Washington will present a program “Saving our Farms, Forests, and Fish While Strengthening the Economy” on Tuesday, Nov. 7 at the 12 Tribes Casino in Omak starting at 6:30 p.m.

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Cops, Courts & 911 Calls

District Court
Francisco “Bud” Bitonti Jr., 38, Omak, guilty of third-degree DWLS. Bitonti was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 60 days suspended, and fined $903.

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Tonasket holds 44th annual Okanogan Family Faire

TONASKET – The Okanogan Highlands were alive with laughter and music over the weekend when folks from near and far made their way up Cayuse Mountain Road to the 44th annual Okanogan Family Faire, otherwise known as the Barter Faire.

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Veterans photos needed for iMovie

The Tonasket High School ASB will be hosting a Veterans Day Assembly Tuesday, Nov. 7 in the high school commons from 9:20 a.m. to 10:20 a.m.

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Robert ‘Bob’ L. Rise

Now resting in peace, Robert “Bob” L. Rise passed away at North Valley Hospital in Tonasket, Washington on October 19, 2017. He was born on January 18, 1941 to Martin and Fern Rise.

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