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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…





Controlled Burn Escapes Burns Several Acres


May 04, 2015
Fire Crews were called to a grass fire about 9:30am this morning near B&O road and Spring Coulee Road south of Okanogan. …

Omak Granted Injunction Against Pot Shop


May 04, 2015
The City of Omak was granted an injuction Friday, to keep a marijuana retail shop from opening despite being refused a business…

Master Gardeners Annual Plant Sale


May 04, 2015
The WSU Master Gardeners announce their Annual Plant Sale on Saturday, May 9th, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Civic League Park,…

Deadlines this week


Apr 27, 2015
Tomorrow is the deadline to return your ballots in this month’s special election for the  Mid Valley Hospital Bond and the…

Governor Jay Inslee signs Rep. Short's bill to help keep local construction costs affordable


Apr 24, 2015
In the final weeks of the 2015 legislative session, Gov. Jay Inslee signed into law legislation aimed at controlling…