Kale Arron Holbert

Kale Arron Holbert, age 5, of Tonasket, Washington died on September 23, 2018 from a tragic accident. He was born January 25, 2013 in Tonasket to Alyssa Holbert.

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Okanogan County first rural county in nation to provide opioid informaition via text

OKANOGAN – Okanogan County Public Health was recently awarded a small grant to create a program to make it easier for people to get information on localized services regarding opioids.

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Cirque Zuma Zuma will perform at the Omak PAC

OMAK – America’s Got Talent finalists Cirque Zuma Zuma will perform at the Omak PAC Sunday, October 21 at 3 pm. Cirque Zuma Zuma is filled with non-stop action and African culture, including dance, acrobats, tumbling and music.

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State Patrol to focus on distracted driving

Submitted by Captain Monica Alexander Government and Media Relations Olympia – Washington State Patrol (WSP) troopers will conduct a statewide emphasis on distracted driving from Friday, September 21 through Sunday, September 23, 2018. According to the Washington Traffic Safety Commission, distracted driving is the cause of 30 percent of traffic fatalities and makes up 23 percent of [...]

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Dennis Jay Stewart

Dennis Jay Stewart, 67, of Oroville, Washington passed away September 8, 2018. He was born September 1, 1951 in Renton, Washington to Jack and Catherine Stewart. He moved to Oroville in 1963, graduating for OHS in 1969. Dennis was known by most as Stinky Stew.

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Some campfires allowed; fire danger persists across forest

WENATCHEE – Beginning Monday Sept. 17, 2018, forest users will once again be able to have campfires in designated recreation sites, such as campgrounds, as well as most Wilderness areas. However, fire danger remains ‘Very High’ in Chelan, Kittitas, and Yakima Counties and ‘High’ in Okanogan Count

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Colville Tribes, FEMA sign historic agreement for flood recovery efforts on Tribal Reservation

NESPELEM – The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have signed an historic agreement paving the way for a nation-to-nation partnership in flood recovery.

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LeeAnn Callison Grove Peterson

LeeAnn Callison Grove Peterson was born in Wenatchee on October 31, 1931 and passed away on August 13, 2018 at the age of nearly 87 near her daughter, Marcia, in Bothell, Washington.

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Burton ‘Burt’ Swallom

Burton “Burt” Swallom, 56, of Tonasket died August 21, 2018 at Mid-Valley Hospital in Omak, Washington. Burt was born the eldest son on March 6, 1962 in Omak to Burton and Rosella Swallom.

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Josephine F. Richter-Gladden

Josephine F. Richter-Gladden, age 92, passed away peacefully on September 6, 2018 in her home in Tonasket. She was born on November 9, 1925 in Keremeos, B.C. to parents Hans Richter and Sarah Marsel.

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Oroville Town Wide Yard Sale this Saturday

OROVILLE – Oroville is holding its inaugural Town Wide Yard Sale this Saturday, Sept. 15 in front of the Community Library from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. The event is being coordinated by the Oroville Chamber of Commerce, the Oroville Farmers’ Market, the Library and Lakeside Pharmacy

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