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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...

Norman Tupling
MANSFIELD - NCW Media's Managing Editor Gary Bégin interviewed Republican Norman Tupling as to why he wants to become the next commissioner in Douglas County, District 3. These are his answers: NCW Media: What is it that you bring to the table as opposed to your opponent? Norman Tupling: I know...
PATEROS – Salley Bull, a fourth generation Okanogan County resident, is running for the position of Okanogan County Commissioner, District 3, against incumbent Jim Detro. Bull is a member of the Okanogan County Planning Commission and the Okanogan County Board of Equalization, among other...

Steve Brown appeared before the Brewster Chamber of Commerce this month.
BREWSTER – Steve Brown, a deputy in the Okanogan County Sheriff’s office, is running for the office of Okanogan County sheriff. Brown has degrees in Parks and Recreation, Wildlife, and Criminal Justice. He began his law enforcement career as a deputy for the Colville Confederated Tribes in 1999....

Tony Hawley manned his campaign booth at the Okanogan County Fair last September.
OKANOGAN – Tony Hawley, a Marine veteran and 23-year member of the Okanogan County Sheriff’s office, has thrown his hat into the ring for the office of Okanogan County Sheriff. Hawley has an Associate’s degree from the University of Phoenix, Bachelors and Master of Science Strategic Leadership from...
OKANOGAN – As its career expo draws near, WorkSource Okanogan County has released a list of vendors that have signed on to participate in the mid-October at the fairgrounds. WorkSource Career Connection Specialist Kristi O’Neill advised recently: “We currently have about 75 vendors confirmed and...

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