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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…





COLVILLE LEADERS TO ATTEND DENTAL HEALTH AIDE BILL SIGNING CEREMONY IN OLYMPIA


Feb 21, 2017
Mel Tonasket, Vice-Chairman of the Colville Business Council, and Richard Tonasket, Chair of the CBC Tribal Government…

Study of wolves’ effects on other wildlife gets underway in eastern Washington


Feb 17, 2017
The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) and the University of Washington (UW) have launched a collaborative…

Fire Resistant Construction: A workshop for builders, designers, and architects


Feb 13, 2017
Okanogan Conservation District is hosting two technical workshops for construction professionals in the Methow and Okanogan…

Omak School District achieves AdvancED accreditation


Feb 10, 2017
After months of self-studies and a three-day site visit from an external review team, the Omak School District has been…

Residents Converge to Express Concerns about Trump to Newhouse's Staff


Feb 08, 2017
Submitted Photo   More than a hundred people from throughout Okanogan County gathered in Omak Monday to protest policies of…