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USFW Supervisor Forced to Remind Employees That Human Safety Comes First


Aug 29, 2018
In the wake of a July 12th incident in Okanogan County where a 25-year-old Forest Service employee was treed by wolves, and…





Colville Tribal Chairman Disappointed in Appeal

Press Release


Jan 27, 2018
The Chairman of the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation today expressed his disappointment that the BC government is…

Ballots in Mail for Special Election


Jan 25, 2018
Ballots for the February 13, 2018 Special Election are in the mail. The following school districts have issues on the February…

Twelve year-olds reap the consequences of adult marijuana legalization


Jan 24, 2018
On Wednesday January 17, 2018, Omak Police investigated two incidences of underage marijuana use after Omak Middle School…

Short supports Hirst-fix bill approved by Legislature


Jan 23, 2018
After several days and nights of hours-long talks, Senate and House negotiators reached a compromise this week on legislation to…

Hard-fought Hirst compromise reached for rural Washington


Jan 19, 2018
After nearly a year of negotiations, Sen. Judy Warnick, former chair of the Senate’s water-related committee and lead negotiator…