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Looking east toward downtown Bridgeport from Conklin Landing, Hurst Construction heavy equipment is parked where landscaping has begun to create 17 new RV sites.
BRIDGEPORT – Heavy equipment from Hurst Construction in Wenatchee has broken ground and begun landscaping on what will become 17 new RV spaces and other amenities at Conklin Landing west of town. The project was conceived when Bridgeport was awarded a $264,000 grant from the Washington State...

Shannon Huffman Polson
BREWSTER – Author and motivational speaker, Shannon Huffman Polson, the first woman to fly an Apache attack helicopter in the U.S. Army, will be the featured at Veterans Day ceremonies at Brewster High School at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8. The Brewster High School Band with the combined Middle School...

Lance Corporal Caleb Powers, Nov. 2001
MANSFIELD – Dying rays from the setting sun wash over the west entrance to Mansfield High School and, through the windows there, illuminate the framed portrait of a handsome U.S. Marine, in full dress uniform that incorporates the red, white, and blue colors of the nation’s flag. Students...
  November 6, 2018 General Election Last updated on 11/09/2018 5:12 PM Number of Precincts 47 Number of Registered Voters 21,969 Total Ballots Counted 12,448 Estimated Ballots Left to Count 1,000 Next Ballot Count On 11/14/2018 4:30 PM...
  November 6, 2018 General Election The "Estimated Ballots Left to Count" does not include ballots that may continue to be received in the mail with a postmark on or before Election Day or ballots with signature issues that must be corrected before they can be counted. Last updated on 11/09/2018...

Leeon Leyde, center, is running for Douglas County Sheriff.
WENATCHEE – Leeon Leyde, former Washington State Patrol trooper and currently an East Wenatchee police officer, is running for Douglas County Sheriff against acting Sheriff Kevin Morris. Leyde recently responded to four questions submitted by the Quad City Herald. 1. With your three decades in law...

The Carlton Complex wildfire started on July 14, 2014, burned 256,108 acres over some 390 square miles and destroyed more than 300 homes, killed nearly 1,000 head of cattle, wiped out 500 miles of fence line, and consumed timber by the millions of board feet.
OKANOGAN – In a seven-page decision handed down last Wednesday, Oct. 24, Okanogan County Superior Court judge Christopher Culp dismissed a lawsuit filed by more than 200 plaintiffs against the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) for damages caused by the 2014 Carlton Complex wildfire. The...

Deadline for submissions is Thurs., Nov. 1
    The Quad City Herald will be publishing a Veterans Day Salute in the Nov. 8 edition of the paper.  Veterans or their families are welcome to submit their information and photo to the paper - Deadline is Thurs., Nov. 1. This is a free service to honor our Troops and Veterans.  Information needed...
One thing that I have learned throughout my public service, both during my school board years and in the Legislature, is the importance of being a good listener. Unfortunately, I think we have all observed politicians who mistakenly think that “talking” is their most important skill. It’s actually...
TONASKET – Lifelong Okanogan County resident and incumbent Okanogan County District 3 Commissioner Jim Detro is seeking reelection to his third term in that office. Detro, a Republican, was first elected in 2009. Running on the slogan, “I don’t like problems, I like solutions” Detro cites the...

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