Ferry County, WA

Omak, WAOmak Chronicle

Fly-in set for June 26; features Miss Veedol

OMAK – A fly-in featuring the Miss Veedol replica is planned June 26 at the Omak Municipal Airport. The Okanogan and Ferry County chapter of Washington Pilots Association will host the 11 a.m. event. Several general aviation aircraft will be displayed, along with the Miss Veedol. “This is a free...
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Keller, WAOmak Chronicle

Keller Ferry out of service until further notice

KELLER – The Keller Ferry, M/V. Sanpoil, is out of service until further notice, so travelers on Highway 21 will need to find alternate routes across Lake Roosevelt. The ferry was removed from service earlier today, June 17, because of issues with the rudder, said the state Department of Transportation. There is no estimated time for the vessel to return to service.
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Okanogan, WAOmak Chronicle

Projects underway on highways

OKANOGAN — A “mill and fill” project is underway on Highway 20 between Rock Creek and the Loup Loup summit and from Tonasket to the Ferry County line. The state Department of Transportation said crews are grinding out bad pavement and filling the voids with asphalt. Work on the Rock...
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Republic Covid Outbreak Eases; More Residents Get Tested, Vaccinated

The Covid outbreak that hit the small Ferry County town of Republic in April is slowly abating. The outbreak was triggered by one or more gatherings at a local social club. For the first time in a few weeks, administrators at the Ferry County Memorial Hospital say there say they saw no new cases over the weekend.
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New cases of COVID-19 in Chelan, Douglas counties continue to decline

The “fourth wave” of COVID-19 may be hitting Washington state but it appears to be skipping Chelan and Douglas counties, where the number of new cases continues to decline. There are also fewer people hospitalized with the virus locally, according to the Chelan-Douglas Health District. The health district’s weekly thermographic...
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Inslee: Entire State on 2 Week Pause, No Counties Go Backwards

Gov. Jay Inslee announced Tuesday May 4 that no counties will be required to move backwards from Phase 3 to Phase 2, but did say one county chose to move themselves back. Inslee called it leadership, and a standup thing to do, in Ferry County moving themselves backwards. The local health board chose to do so. He blamed it on a "super spreader" event; a thinly disguised swipe at a conservative political event in Republic.
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The Latest: 10% of Washington town positive for COVID-19

REPUBLIC, Wash. — About 10% of the population of Republic, a small city in north-central Washington, has tested positive for COVID-19 in an outbreak traced to large indoor events last month at the local Fraternal Order of Eagles hall. Ferry County Memorial Hospital officials have confirmed more than 100 cases,...
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10% of Washington town positive for COVID-19

REPUBLIC, Wash. — About 10% of the population of Republic, a small city in north-central Washington, has tested positive for COVID-19 in an outbreak traced to large indoor events last month at the local Fraternal Order of Eagles hall. Ferry County Memorial Hospital officials have confirmed more than 100 cases,...
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Ferry County moved down to phase 2 following COVID outbreak

FERRY COUNTY, Wash. -- The Northeast Tri County Health District (NTCHD) announced that Ferry County is moving down to Phase 2, due to rising cases and hospitalizations in the region. Under Washington's Roadmap to Recovery plan, counties with a population under 50,000 must have less than 100 new cases of...