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The Wenatchee Business Journal recently interviewed Douglas County Sheriff candidate Kevin Morris about why he wants to be elected as the next sheriff. He currently serves as the Undersheriff, but longtime Sheriff Harvey Gjesdale is retiring so he wants to step up. Here is what Morris had to say...

This chute gate from the dismantled Monse rodeo arena was a recent donation to the Interpretive Center by Mike Jones of Malott.
BREWSTER – Several new attractions lead the list of things to see at the Fort Okanogan Interpretive Center located near the junction of highways 17 and 174 east of Brewster. Director Kristen Heidenthal said a new addition to the exhibits is a detailed history of the architectural firm and building...

The next Great Careers workshop will be heald Wednesday July 25, at the WorkSource Omak office.
OMAK – WorkSource Okanogan, a job-search, employment training agency that works to match employers with job seekers with employers, will hold the second of two workshops titled Great Careers in Okanogan County from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, July 25, at the Omak WorkSource office at 126 S. Main...

Armed with water blasters, members of the Brewster Boys and Girls Club were hard to ignore.
BREWSTER – If a picture is worth a thousand words, then spectators shots a book full at Brewster’s annual Independence Day parade down Main Street on Wednesday, July 4. Floats, classic cars, political candidates, water blasters, horses, flags, balloons and lots and lots of candy made the 45-minute...

Nine of the 18 Real Housewives of Alta Lake included, from left, Margo Olson, Margo Kittle, Nellie Ortega, Patty Brown, Debbie Hoover, Mary Finerty, Val Brown, Kit Malone, and Lisa Raust.
PATEROS – One of the local area’s big sports events of the summer, the Pateros Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament was held on Saturday, June 29, at the Alta Lake Golf Resort. “We had a full field of teams, 17 in total, 68 players turn out,” resort co-owner Leigh Anne Barth said. The four-man, best...

Commissioner Andy Hover
OKANOGAN – The Okanogan County Commissioners and members of the Okanogan County Fair Advisory Committee met last Monday, July 9, to discuss the welcome topic of how to channel $80,000 in grant funds awarded to the Fair by the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) last month....

Meghan Carranza
PULLMAN - Meghan Carranza has been named as the director of Washington State University’s Upward Bound programs in Okanogan County. Upward Bound is one of the federally funded TRIO programs established under President Johnson’s Administration and funded under Title IV of the Higher Education Act...

Clint Tannehill
New face to replace Senator Cantwell? NCW Media Managing Editor Gary Bégin interviewed Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Clint Tannehill at Bob's in downtown Wenatchee about his desire to replace longtime Senator Maria Cantwell. Here is what he had to say: NCW Media: There are about 29...

J.D Greening
He's a Navy veteran with experience in legislative affairs NCW Media Managing Editor Gary Bégin interviewed 12th District State Legislative Representative candidate J.D. Greening of Waterville about why he is running to replace the retiring Cary Condotta. Here is what he had to tell us:   NCW...

Dr. Mohammad Said
The Wenatchee Business Journal interviewed Dr. Mohammad Said recently about his uphill task to win the Democratic primary for United States Senate against longtime incumbent Maria Cantwell. The following are his answers to a variety of questions: WBJ: Tell the readers about yourself as much as you...

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