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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…





Omak’s updated shoreline plan open to comment


Feb 02, 2017
A comprehensive plan outlining how construction and development will occur along the shores of the Okanogan River within the…

COBELL BUYBACK UPDATE


Feb 01, 2017
Although the closing date for accepting Cobell Land Buy-Back offers from Colville Reservation land owners was January 26th, the…

Rep. Shelly Short Selected to Fill Dansel’s Senate Seat


Jan 30, 2017
Shelly Short was selected Monday to fill the senate seat being vacated by Brian Dansel. A unanimous vote of approval from the…

Forest Health; Community Protection Key Factors of Light Project


Jan 29, 2017
Twelve miles west of Tonasket, a beloved forest rises above the calm blue surface of Bonaparte Lake in the cold winter air.…

Ballots in the Mail for Special Election


Jan 27, 2017
Ballots for the February 14, 2017 Special Election, went into the mail Thursday, January 26, 2017. If you have not received…