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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…





FORMER VICE PRINCIPLE OF LAKE ROOSEVELT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SENTENCED TO SEVEN YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON FOR RECEIPT OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY


Mar 14, 2017
Joseph H. Harrington, Acting United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that Nathan…

Operations at Zosel Dam switch to spring mode


Mar 08, 2017
Operators at Zosel Dam are slowly increasing the water level of Lake Osoyoos from winter to spring operating elevations to…

POETRY READING SPOTLIGHTS HOMELESS EXPERIENCE


Mar 08, 2017
Omak writer Elsie Ford will read from her collection of “My Homeless Poems” during an event to benefit Manfisher Ministries’…

FOUR MONTH DRUG INVESTIGATION LEADS TO NINE ARRESTS


Mar 03, 2017
The North Central Washington Narcotics Task Force began an investigation into a drug trafficking organization (DTO) in November…

Juvenile Arrested with Marijuana in his Pocket


Mar 02, 2017
At approximately 11:30pm on Wednesday night (March 1) an Omak police officer saw a 16 year old juvenile male walking on the side…