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Biden, Democrats, Republicans denounce shooting at Trump rally

Reactions from government leaders poured in shortly after a shooting at Donald Trump’s rally in Butler, Pa., Saturday afternoon, with Democrats and Republicans alike denouncing the violence. …

SPOKANE — The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for portions of central and southern Washington state as a heat wave brings above normal temperatures and creates critical …

Trump safe after shooting that is being investigated as assassination attempt

BUTLER, Pa. - Former president Donald Trump was rushed offstage from a campaign rally here on Saturday evening, where a shooting left two other people dead, authorities said. A Trump campaign …

New documentary to spotlight pioneer Okanogan photographer Frank Matsura

OKANOGAN—Frank Matsura, the early 20th-century photographer who recorded many aspects of early county life, is the subject of a new documentary scheduled for a 2025 debut. Members of the …

Frank Matsura Tour highlights downtown Okanogan attractions

OKANOGAN—While the City of Bridgeport has its walking tour of 29 custom-carved tree sculptures, the county seat has a 21-site walking tour of early 20th-century photographer Frank Matsura's …

WENATCHEE - The U.S. Forest Service has implemented Stage 1 Fire Restrictions across the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest, effective immediately. The decision comes as prolonged warm weather …

TWISP -- The Okanogan County Search and Rescue (OCSAR) team is set to host a fundraising event this Thursday, July 11, at 1908 BBQ & Bourbon located at  101 N Glover Street in downtown …

Sri Chinmoy Peace Run passes through Quad Cities

BREWSTER—When Rupasi Young and Hastakamala Diaz carried their Global Torch across the Bridge Street Bridge on Saturday, June 29, they were performing in miniature what the Sri Chinmoy …

Fun, family, and fireworks draw the crowds to Brewster Fourth

BREWSTER – No other holiday quite compares with July 4 th in this city for variety, family fun, and community spirit. That was proven once again last Thursday as Independence Day revelers …

WENATCHEE — The Wenatchee Valley Humane Society (WVHS) has appointed Jane Provo as Interim Executive Director, following the departure of James Pumphrey. Provo, a former member of the WVHS …

Yards sales, Salmon Bake fill Pateros June weekend

PATEROS – Between Movie Night in the Park, the annual Salmon Bake sponsored by the Pateros Booster Club, and more than a dozen residences participating in the annual City-Wide Yard Sales, there …

Tule Mat Lodge project gets underway at Salmon Bake

PATEROS—A traditional shelter called a Tule Mat Lodge or Longhouse, constructed from an abundance of local natural materials, is planned for the Wagner Ranch north of Winthrop, property gifted …

Brewster High transforms into fire camp

BREWSTER—After helicopters assisted firefighters in knocking down a flareup on the Gold Creek fire south of Carlton on Tuesday, June 25, hand crews continue mop-up operations around structures …

City of Bridgeport addresses hazard tree limbs in Marina Park

BRIDGEPORT – Professional tree cutters (fallers) in the timber industry call them “widow makers,” the broken treetops or branches that can land on and injure or kill the faller near …

New three-district bus barn rises at Brewster High School

BREWSTER – The Brewster School District is currently constructing a new transportation facility with approval and assistance from the state.  Former Brewster School Superintendent …

Iconic Flour Tower in Bridgeport sells for $900,000

BRIDGEPORT –The iconic Flour Tower, a 1910-era grain storage elevator turned eclectic private residence, sold last month after being on the market since 2023. A notice on the online brokerage …

BREWSTER – The boundaries for the upcoming 18 th annual Brewster King Salmon Derby have been adjusted after the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW) announced the 2024 seasons for …

Culpepper & Merriweather Circus hosts Big Top raising tour

BREWSTER – Two cannibals were dining on a clown for dinner. One turns to the other and asks: “Does this taste funny to you?” Leo Acton, a clown for the Culpepper & …

Culpepper & Merriweather Circus brings its lions and tiger to Bears country

BREWSTER – Despite competition from a pair of graduations, a baseball tournament, and the annual Bridgeport Daze celebration, the Culpepper & Merriweather Circus with its lions and tiger …

Bridgeport Daze looks for bigger and better turnouts

BRIDGEPORT—Bridgeport Daze had a familiar fixture lead its parade last Saturday, June 8, though most folks familiar with it are unaccustomed to seeing it move. It was the World War II-era M3 …

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