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The Fort Okanogan Interpretive Center is now open for the 2018 season with at least one new addition visitors will see when they drive into the parking lot. This rock image display that will soon feature a roof on its protective shelter has been added to the grounds this year. The Center will...
OKANOGAN – The emergency closure of the Okanogan River issued May 15 by Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers due to dangerous high-water conditions, has been lifted. Rogers still advised caution, however. ”Just be safe and use common sense,” said Rogers. The river is still dirty, cold and has...
If you are wondering whatever happened to the little red burger trailer with the checkerboard stripe that was parked along N. Bridge Street in Brewster, it is now located near the Monse General Store in Monse. Manny and Martin Hurtado purchased the little eatery that is now serving a variety of...

Grade Creek Road No. 8200 will be closed Mondays through Thursdays for approximately six weeks. The closure starts May 16 and is estimated to end by June 30. The road will be open Thursdays starting at 6 p.m. and remain open all day long on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
WENATCHEE —The Grade Creek Road No. 8200 will be closed Mondays through Thursdays for approximately six weeks. The closure is for public safety while gravel is hauled on the road and repairs are made to fire suppression related damage to the road during the Uno Peak Fire in 2017.  The closure...

BBGC Director and event host Brian Paine, right, got some extra help from Brewster School Superintendent Eric Driessen.
BREWSTER – The weather was great, the field was full, the carts charged, and all was ready as golfers from far and near converged at Gamble Sands for the Brewster Boys and Girls Club’s (BBGC) biggest fundraiser of the year. Following introductory remarks by BBGC Director and tournament organizer...
Roy and Sally (nee Jack) King will celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary on May 18. The couple resided in Brewster between 1968 and 1973 where Sally was an Operating Room Nurse, and Roy a Civil Engineer for the State of Washington. After moving to Southern California, Roy achieved his...
PATEROS/CHELAN - The North Central Washington Economic Development District is hosting a series of Town Hall meetings for public comments on the 2018 NCW Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS).  This is an opportunity for community members, organizations, businesses, and government...
OKANOGAN -- The Okanogan County Artists Association will meet at 10 a.m., Monday, May 21, at the Presbyterian Church, 429 W. Oak, (across from the Virginia Grainger Building) in Okanogan. The program will feature a DVD "Indian Summer" by the Nespelem Art Center, followed immediately by a business...
“I don’t know how I’m going to win, I just know I’m not going to lose.’’ This was a Face Book post by a group called ‘Breslev Israel’, run by Jewish Rabbis.  It was just one description of something called “Emunah”.   Emunah, by definition is ultimate faith in God.  “…to securely trust and rely...

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