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Omak Teen Races With Deputies on Tuesday

An Omak teen was trying to outrun Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office Deputies on Sep. 20. At 5:11 p.m., a deputy saw a white car cross over into the opposite lane while going southbound Old Highway 97 through Malott. When spotted, the 19-year-old driver Clement Joseph slowed down to try...
OKANOGAN COUNTY, WA
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Man who escaped from Okanogan County Jail in 2021 sentenced to 5 years in prison

OKANOGAN — A man who escaped with another inmate from the Okanogan County Jail last year has been sentenced to five years in prison. Christian White, a 54-year-old Rock Island man, pleaded guilty Sept. 13 to second-degree escape. He was sentenced the same day to 60 months behind bars, according to court records. White, in an unrelated drug case, also received a 24-months prison sentence.
OKANOGAN COUNTY, WA
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Sheriff: Omak teen intentionally rams patrol vehicle while leading deputies on intense chase through Okanogan County

MALOTT - 19-year-old Clement Joseph of Omak is likely reeling behind bars after leading deputies on a wild chase through Okanogan County on Tuesday. At 5:11 p.m., sheriff’s officials say a deputy caught a vehicle going 10 mph the 35-mph speed limit while going south on Old Highway 97 through Malott. The deputy initiated a traffic stop near milepost 13, after catching up with the car. That’s when the driver began swerving and traversed over the centerline into oncoming traffic, twice.
OKANOGAN COUNTY, WA
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Methow Valley News

Good news, bad news for Okanogan County economy

A recent report on Okanogan County’s economy offers good news with historically low unemployment rates, but not-so-encouraging data showing a shrinking county labor force. “On the positive side, this July’s 4.3% Okanogan County unemployment rate is the lowest rate for the month of July since county data began to be recorded electronically in 1990,” said Donald Meseck, regional labor economist with the state Employment Security Department.
OKANOGAN COUNTY, WA
Methow Valley News

Route more than a century in the making

Even before the North Cascades Scenic Highway opened on Sept. 2, 1972, after 13 years of actual construction and many more of surveying, the road had been the dream of entrepreneurially minded visionaries for a century. “[The opening of the highway] may well have been the final great break-through in...
OKANOGAN COUNTY, WA
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Two Jailed for Attempted Murder in Omak

Two people are in jail on charges of attempted murder in Okanogan County. Omak Police Chief, Daniel Christensen, says officers responded to a report of multiple shots fired at an apartment complex in the 900 block of Shumway Road on Sunday evening. “They determined through recovery of shell casings that...
OMAK, WA
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Home Game Day! Football Hosts Oroville! Go Goats!!

September 23, 2022. Chelan, WA. The Chelan Mountain Goat Football team (2-1) host the Oroville Hornets (0-2) in non-conference action tonight at Sargent Field in Chelan. The game time has been moved to 7:45pm due to lack of officials availability, and may have to start later depending on when the officials can get to the game (they are coming to Chelan after the Manson game). Todos United will also be celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month at the game. All game day information is below.
CHELAN, WA
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Wellness Place presents "A Mindset of Meaning" educational class Oct. 8

WENATCHEE - This class is designed for, and is free for cancer patients, cancer survivors, or caregivers and loved ones of a cancer warrior. Registration is required. The class will be held Saturday, October 8, 1-4 p.m., for an afternoon of learning how to cultivate tools to support meaning and well-being.
CHELAN COUNTY, WA
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Quincy football team is ‘0 and two years no longer’

The Quincy and Tonasket varsity football teams were looking for their first win of the young season, both bringing 0-2 records into tonight’s game up north on the Tigers’ home field. At the end of the hard-fought matchup, the Jacks left with a 1 in the win column.
QUINCY, WA
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Bear seems to have hit the trail

OROVILLE – There have been reports of a wounded bear in the Oroville near the Similkameen Trailhead which to the state Department of Fish & Wildlife calling in a hunter. “I spoke to the hunter contracted by DFW. I was advised the open contract on the bear expired on the 19th,” said Oroville Police Chief Mike Langford.
OROVILLE, WA
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Flood Watch In Effect For Chelan, Okanogan Counties

There's still smoky air in parts of North Central Washington, and now there's a flood watch as well. The watch covers the east slopes of the Cascades and the mountainous areas across the Okanogan Highlands. Steven Van Horn with the National Weather Service says the flooding could occur where there's...
OKANOGAN COUNTY, WA
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Legal Notices: September 14, 2022

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Board of Okanogan County Commissioners that a Public Hearing is set for 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 and will be held in person and via ZOOM, in the County Commissioners’ Hearing Room. Those wishing to attend may do so in person or via the following Join Link:https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81624156174 Meeting ID: 816 2415 6174 or Telephone Audio only: +1 253 215 8782 Meeting ID: 816 2415 6174.
OKANOGAN, WA
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A line of storms will help to clear out some smoke!

Smoky skies and average daytime highs expected Tuesday with a widespread chance for showers and thunderstorms by afternoon, bringing the potential for cloud to ground lightning, gusty winds, brief heavy downpours and the possibility of flooding over burn scars. There is a Flood watch in place for the Cascade, Okanogan and Ferry counties, beginning this afternoon, continuing through Wednesday afternoon.
OKANOGAN COUNTY, WA
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Firefighters battle stubborn haystack fires

Okanogan County firefighters spent about seven hours Saturday morning extinguishing stubborn haystack fires. Okanogan County Fire District 6 said they responded about 5:15 a.m. to a haystack fire in the Balky Hill area northeast of Twisp and found several haystacks fully involved with a larger stack about 80 feet away.
OKANOGAN COUNTY, WA
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NCWLIFE Evening News September 12th, 2022

A few of the news stories we’re following for you tonight: A third wildfire has been added to the fires burning above Lake Wenatchee. Okanogan County firefighters spent about seven hours Saturday morning extinguishing stubborn haystack fires and A man was hospitalized early Friday morning after he says a man came through the back door of his home in the Larson Community outside Moses Lake and shot him.
WENATCHEE, WA
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‘Hostile behavior’ leads to arrest of two juveniles at Oroville School

OROVILLE – The hostile behavior of two juveniles, one a 12-year-old student at Oroville and the other, his 16-year-old brother, led to the school district declaring a “secure the building” protocol on Thursday, Sept. 15, according to to the Oroville Police Department. According to the police report,...
OROVILLE, WA
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Flood Watch In Effect For Chelan, Okanogan Counties

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OKANOGAN COUNTY, WA
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