Ethleen Victoria Attwood

On August 8, 2018, Ethleen Victoria Attwood passed into the loving arms of her Heavenly Father after a short and unexpected illness at Mid-Valley Hospital in Omak.

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President approves major Disaster Declaration for Colville Tribes

WASHINGTON –The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today that federal disaster assistance has been made available for the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation to supplement the tribe’s recovery efforts in the areas affected by flooding from May 5 to May 28, 2018. Federal funding is available to Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation on [...]

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Oroville wastewater treatment plant wins state Outstanding Award

OLYMPIA – Oroville’s wastewater treatment plant was deemed outstanding by the Department of Ecology, one of 111 in the state to be recognized. It was Oroville’s fifth consecutive year to receive the honor.

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Campfires banned on DNR-protected lands across Eastern Washington

OLYMPIA – As of Friday, Aug. 17, campfires are banned on all lands protected from wildfire by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) east of the Cascades. This ban joins many other jurisdictions that have also prohibited campfires.

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Fred L. Cook

Fred L. Cook, 94 of Ephrata, Washington, passed away on January 9, 2018. He was born on June 6, 1923.

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Patricia Almont

Patricia Almont, 83, of Spectacle Lake died Sunday August 12, 2018 in her home. She was born June 23, 1935 in Seattle, Washington to parents Kenneth and Lucretia Hall.

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Tam M. F. Hutchinson

Tam Michael Frank Hutchinson, 69, passed away Wednesday July 25, 2018 at North Valley Hospital in Tonasket, Washington. He was born May 14, 1949 in Seattle, Washington to Emma Turley and Clarence Hutchinson.

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Leads remain the same for Okanogan County offices in second Primary Election count

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OKANOGAN – In the second count of the Tuesday, Aug. 7 Primary Election, results still show Jim Detro, the incumbent candidate for Okanogan County Commissioner, Position 3, way out ahead of his two challengers, Sally Bull and Robert Fuchs.

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Thomas Edward Clifford

Thomas Edward Clifford (Ted) was born in Selma, Oregon to Earl N. Clifford and Mina Marie (Breazeale) Clifford on July 16, 1933.

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Lucy Elaine Beeman

Jesus called Lucy Elaine Beeman from her earthly home, Saturday morning, July 28, 2018 to her eternal home following an extended battle with cancer, with her faithful husband Jerry of 49 years by her bedside. Elaine was born May 11, 1937 in Tonasket, Washington to Russel and Bunny (Hill) Hawkins.

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Madge Lorraine Haney

Madge Lorraine Haney, age 100 of Oroville, passed away August 1, 2018 peacefully in her home in Oroville, Washington. She was born February 18, 1918 in Opstead, Minnesota to parents Frank and Beatrice Patterson.

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