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Levi Knapp, shown here competing in the steer wrestling event, grew up with Pro West Rodeo.
BREWSTER – The annual Pro West Rodeo that entertains spectators at Cashmere, Chelan, Waterville, and about 20 other Northwest venues, made its first return appearance at the Okanogan County Fair in almost a decade last September. It was a well-organized and well-funded two-day event, enough so...
BREWSTER -- At Brewster Elementary School, music assemblies are always bilingual, thanks to the skills of sign language interpreter Gail Brand. So whether students are deaf or hard of hearing, they can still experience the performances Methow Arts brings into the six schools in the Okanogan County...
BREWSTER – Youngsters from the ages of three years to 16 can compete for 20 sleds that will be awarded by the Brewster Police Department as part of its Snow Safety Contest during the Cops and Kids Winter Celebration Event at the Brewster Boys and Girls Club at 601 W. Cliff Avenue from 1-4 p.m....

Rep. Cary Condotta, introduced Matt Shea.
EAST WENATCHEE -- It was fitting that the 30 or so members of the Douglas County Republican Party met at the Bethel Baptist Church on Eastmont Avenue here the night of Monday, Oct. 2. Fitting because immediately after the regular meeting of the GOP faithful in a nearby conference room, the real "...

Pictured left to right are: Chad Cleveland, Spencer Cleveland, far back Maranda Cleveland.
OKANOGAN - Chad Cleveland of Okanogan was named Outstanding 4-H Leader of the Year by the Okanogan County 4-H Leader’s Council. Chad was honored the state award at the Volunteer Recognition Banquet of the Washington State 4-H Forum. The event was held at Great Wolf Lodge Conference Center in Grand...
Wenatchee - The U.S. Forest Service is excited to announce that all fourth graders are eligible for a free Christmas tree permit through the national Every Kid in a Park initiative. Fourth graders can enjoy a family adventure searching for a Christmas tree in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest...
WENATCHEE - Recent storms have brought snow to the mountain tops, blanketing higher elevation trees in white and turning these areas of the national forest into winter wonderlands. Along with these seasonal changes comes the opportunity for families to purchase Christmas tree permits from the...
PATEROS – The Pateros Ski Program is selling Christmas trees this year to raise funds to upgrade its ski equipment. The Noble fir trees are six-to seven-feet tall and sell for $55. Comparable trees sell at the commercial tree lots for $70. The Noble fir is noted for its popularity as a holiday tree...
PATEROS – The Apple Pie Jamboree and the Pateros Brewster Community Resource Group are two among 28 non-profit groups in the Chelan-Douglas-Okanogan tri-county to receive Regional Impact Grants (RIG) from the Community Foundation of North Central Washington (CFNCW). Apple Pie Jamboree received $6,...

The Douglas County PUD is busy at Ives Landing and along Memorial Park, replacing docks and upgrading the bulkhead and access points for recreationists.
PATEROS – The City Council held two public hearings and acted on four resolutions and three ordinances, including the 2018 budget, during its regular monthly meeting on Monday, Nov. 20. In a special session earlier in the month council members also approved a Fair Housing Resolution in compliance...

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