Okanogan County Newswire (Page 9)

Okanogan County Newswire (Page 9)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Okanogan County, WA. (Page 9)

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  1. $5.2M Forest Service project would rebuild smokejumper base at Methow Valley AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce

    ... Methow Valley Airport marks the spot for some potentially big changes at the small airport near Winthrop in Okanogan County.

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  2. Okanogan PUD manager on leave over conductRead the original story

    Aug 23, 2017 | Wenatchee World

    John Grubich, general manager for the Okanogan County PUD for almost 10 years, has been placed on paid administrative leave. "We have received some information concerning Mr. Grubich's conduct in his role that causes us significant concern," PUD Commission Chairman Scott Vejraska said in a prepared statement.

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  3. County imposing stricter rules for nightly rentalsRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2017 | Methow Valley News Home Page

    ... online sites websites like Airbnb. Nightly rentals have always had to obtain water and safety permits from Okanogan County Public Health. But when property owners sought to renew those permits at the end of last year, they were required for the ...

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  4. Tonasket area fourth, Oroville area sixth, in new constructionRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2017 | Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune

    The Okanogan County Assessor's Office recently completed physically inspecting and valuing new construction throughout the county in the past 12 months and new construction was again highest within the boundaries of the Methow Valley School District, making up over one-third of the total. County-wide $43,614,800 in new assessed value was picked up for assessment year 2017, with taxes payable 2018.

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  5. Arizona police officer dies in motorcycle crash in Wash. stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | KVEW-TV Kennewick

    ... - Mesa police say one of their officers has died in an off-duty motorcycle accident in Washington state. The Okanogan County Sheriff's Office says the 42-year-old Carlson was riding his motorcycle on a road near Twisp, Washington about 115 miles ...

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  6. Another 'Sexualized Culture' Investigation At Fish And Wildlife Leads To FiringsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | KUOW-FM Seattle

    Four employees were fired after an investigation found what it called an extremely sexualized culture at the Wells Hatchery near Pateros in Okanogan County. Four Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife employees were fired this month after an investigation found an "extremely sexualized culture" at a fish hatchery on the Columbia River.

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  7. In the Garden | Proud of your garden? Consider exhibiting your best at the county fairRead the original story

    Aug 16, 2017 | Wenatchee World

    ... Saturday. The North Central Washington (NCW) Fair in Waterville starts next week, and the Chelan County Okanogan County fairs aren't too far behind. It's time to start thinking about which of your prize possessions to enter into the fair. There are ...

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  8. Mesa police officer killed in Washington state motorcycle accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | The Arizona Republic

    ... near Twisp, Washington, when he apparently lost control and left the roadway about 7 p.m., according to an Okanogan County Sheriff's Office report. Carlson and his motorcycle ended up in a river near the road, the report said. He was pronounced dead ...

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  9. Arizona policeman dies in motorcycle crashRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2017 | World News Report

    A Mesa, Arizona, police officer died in a motorcycle crash near Twisp Monday night. Kent A. Carlson, 42, an officer with the Mesa Police Department, apparently lost control while riding his Honda ST1300 on the Twisp-Carlton Road at about 7:10 p.m. The motorcycle ended up in the Methow River, Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers said.

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  10. Motorcyclist killed in accident on Twisp-Carlton RoadRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2017 | Methow Valley News Home Page

    A Mesa, Arizona, police officer was killed in a motorcycle accident that occurred Monday while he was riding on Twisp-Carlton Road, Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers said in a press release Tuesday .

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  11. Electric cooperative proposes 3-percent rate increaseRead the original story

    Aug 10, 2017 | Methow Valley News Home Page

    Only two members showed up for a meeting Monday to discuss a planned rate increase by Okanogan County Electric Cooperative , and one of them was married to an OCEC board member.

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  12. Three Devils Road closed after high court declines to hear appeal from challengersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2017 | Methow Valley News Home Page

    ... remote road to be gated. The gated section traverses land owned by Gamble Land and Timber, which petitioned Okanogan County in 2015 to vacate the road to protect its adjacent property from trespassing and vandalism. The court's denial was issued ...

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  13. Newhouse to host resource fair for veteransRead the original story

    Aug 10, 2017 | Wenatchee World

    ... the Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, the Housing Authority of Okanogan County, the Okanogan County Veteran Service Office, the Washington For as little as 27 cents a day, you can have complete access to all ...

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  14. Who's to blame? Wildfire lawsuits emergeRead the original story

    Aug 9, 2017 | Wenatchee World

    Three lawsuits are underway in Okanogan County Superior Court seeking damages and costs of response in the 2014 Carlton Complex Fire and the 2015 Twisp River Fire: In November, the state Department of Natural Resources sued the Okanogan County Electric Coop to recover more than $1 million in expenses for fighting and investigating the Aug. 19, 2015. Twisp River Fire.

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  15. Final decision: Three Devils Road closedRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2017 | Wenatchee World

    A three-mile stretch of Okanogan County road used for recreation, travel and emergency escape is now gated and locked after the state Supreme Court declined to hear arguments for keeping it open. The fate of a section of Three Devils Road has been an issue since Okanogan County commissioners voted 2-1 in June 2015 to vacate it, and give the road and easement to Gamble Land and Timber, which is owned by the fruit-growing giant Gebbers family.

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  16. Smoke: It's not over yet, but so far, 2012 was worseRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2017 | Wenatchee World

    ... air was more polluted with smoke, and for more days in both 2012 and 2015 than it has been so far this year. Okanogan County also saw heavier pollution and more days of it in 2015. For as little as 27 cents a day, you can have complete access to all ...

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  17. Loup Loup Pass emergency repairs continueRead the original story

    Aug 5, 2017 | Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune

    ... an emphasis in photojournalism. He is a proud alumnus of Oroville High School. His family first settled in Okanogan County in the late 1800s. His parents are Judy DeVon and the late Larry DeVon and he has two younger brothers - Dante and Michael. ...

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  18. High mountain lakes lure summer anglers willing to hit the trail - Sun, 06 Aug 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    Heading out with a backpack and a pack rod on a national forest trail can lead to good trout fishing and plenty of elbow room. In Washington east of the Cascades, nearly 950 lakes lie above 3,500 feet, which qualifies them as high lakes, and some of them hold trout - either naturally reproducing or stocked.

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  19. Okanogan school levy gains votesRead the original story

    Aug 4, 2017 | Wenatchee World

    A safety and capital projects levy for the Okanogan School District is now passing with a comfortable 53.4 percent "Yes" votes, after more ballots were tallied Friday. Also in Okanogan County, in a three-way race for an at-large commission seat in Hospital District 4, Tonasket, For as little as 27 cents a day, you can have complete access to all the local news, photos and video content from North Central Washington's primary news source.

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  20. Power rates increased to pay for capital improvementsRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2017 | Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune

    ... Dam." Vejraska wanted to make sure that people understood that the contract with Wells Dam doesn't mean Okanogan County PUD can turn around and sell that power on the open market for a profit. That, instead, it means the PUD will be able to use the ...

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