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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…





Taxpayers Get Small Reprieve on Property Taxes

By NCBI
Apr 13, 2011
The Okanogan County Treasurer's office is reminding taxpayers that the first half property taxes are due by April 30,…

Business Council Candidate Forum Thursday

By NCBI
Apr 12, 2011
CALL TO OMAK DISTRICT VOTERS "CANDIDATES FORUM" DATE: THURSDAY, APRIL 14TH 2011 TIME: 6:00 PM-9:30 PM PLACE:…

Keller Ferry out of service on SR 21 near Wilbur

By NCBI
Apr 08, 2011
The Keller Ferry on SR 21 is currently out of service due to problems with the north shore vehicle loading ramp and dock.…

Bridgeport High finalist for Obama speech

By Associated Press
Apr 08, 2011
Bridgeport High School in north central Washington serves a student body that is mostly Hispanic and poor, yet manages to…

Morton's heavy-haul corridor bill goes to governor

By NCBI
Apr 07, 2011
The Legislature has approved a measure sponsored by Sen. Bob Morton, R-Kettle Falls, to extend the heavy-haul industrial…