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Candidates Set For NCW Ballot

WENATCHEE, WA,- There will be a robust field of candidates this fall competing for votes in several positions in North Central Washington. Voters will decide contested races in the US Congress, State Legislature, County...

Predicted Thunderstorms Bring Flash Flood Watch for Okanogan County

OKANOGAN- The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch due to severe thunderstorms that are predicted for later today. In a press release from the Okanogan County Emergency Management: These storms will produce the...
Okanogan River

Okanogan River closed to recreation due to ongoing flooding

OKANOGAN- The Okanogan Sheriff's Office is warning citizens of the extreme danger on the Okanogan River as ongoing flooding issues continue. By order of the Sheriff of Okanogan County, the river is closed to recreational...
Moses Lake

Big Bend College Breaks Ground on New Workforce Training Center

MOSES LAKE, wa.- Officials in Moses Lake yesterday broke ground on the new 70-thousand square foot Workforce Education Center at Big Bend College. The program had been housed in buildings that date back decades...
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State computer science access grants include Manson and Ephrata

OLYMPIA - In an announcement by the State Superintendent of Public Instruction on Monday, nearly $1-million dollars in grants were awarded to improve access to computer science and related educational programs in Washington state. The...
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Semi rollover causes liquid asphalt spill on Blewett Pass

BLEWETT- A two-semi rollover near the turn-off to Liberty on Blewett Pass Monday morning blocked both lanes of the road and closed down the highway. Washington State Patrol Trooper Brian Moore provided these pictures. At around...
Waterville School District

Waterville School District adopts four day school week

WATERVILLE - The school week for 2018-2019 Waterville School District students just got shorter. The State Board of Education has approved the Waterville School District’s application to adopt a four-day school week beginning in...
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Lake Chelan Hospital on track despite unexpected loss

CHELAN - With a plans for a new hospital on the horizon, the resignation of their CEO and the death of a commissioner, the Lake Chelan Hospital Board of Commissioners have their work cut...

DOT Crews Remember Tootsie Clark, The Cinnamon Bun Lady

WINTHROP. WA-Today’s scheduled reopening of the SR 20  North Cascades Highway just won’t be the same without Tootsie Clark. Tootsie, who died last fall, was a regular fixture at the annual gate opening event. As proprietor...

Chelan Commissioner Keith Goehner to File For State House Seat

DRYDEN, WA.- Chelan County Commissioner Keith Goehner has announced his candidacy for State Representative in the 12th legislative district for the seat, currently held by Cary Condotta.  Goehner, a Dryden pear grower, is completing...