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North Cascades Highway closes for the winter


Nov 24, 2014
The latest blast of wintery weather on State Route 20, the North Cascades Highway, will keep it closed until next spring. The…





Washington's minimum wage to increase to $9.19 next year

By NCBI
Sep 28, 2012
Washington's minimum wage will increase to $9.19 per hour beginning Jan. 1, 2013, the Department of Labor &…

Obama orders federal money for July storm

By Associated Press
Sep 26, 2012
President Barack Obama has ordered federal aid to help state and local efforts recover from a severe storm in July that…

Chinook Salmon Management in Similkameen River

By NCBI
Sep 24, 2012
The Colville Tribes' Fish and Wildlife (CTFW) Department is implementing a conservation strategy for summer Chinook…

WDFW plans to eliminate wolf pack to end attacks on livestock

By NCBI
Sep 24, 2012
In response to ongoing attacks on livestock by a wolf pack in Northeast Washington that appears to be preying exclusively…

OMAK POLICE DEPARTMENT OPENS AS COUNTY'S FIRST PERMANENT PRESCRIPTION DRUG DROP OFF SITE

By NCBI
Sep 19, 2012
On September 29 at 10am Omak Police Department, Okanogan County Community Coalition, and the City of Omak will hold a…