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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 …

Columbia River Drug Task Force secures $150,000 grant

WENATCHEE — The Columbia River Drug Task Force (CRDTF) has received a $150,000 grant from the Washington State Department of Commerce. The funding comes at a critical time for the …

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 …

Community Foundation launches community-driven grant program

WENATCHEE -- The Community Foundation of North Central Washington (CFNCW) has launched a new grant program that provides unrestricted funding to charitable organizations in specific geographic …

Pateros, Mansfield school districts adopt four-day school week

PATEROS—Students returning to class in September will have to confront the welcome conundrum of what to do with a free day every Friday after the district board of directors approved a four-day …

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 …

SEATTLE -The Indigenous Climate Project has launched a newly designed website that highlights oral histories and traditional ecological knowledge of Northwest tribal leaders, unveils a connected …

WENATCHEE -- The Cascadia Conservation District has announced its upcoming Regular Board meeting, scheduled for Friday, July 19, 2024, at 1:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in a hybrid format, …

SPOKANE — A federal grand jury has indicted an Okanogan County woman on charges of bank fraud related to the alleged unauthorized withdrawal of funds belonging to a developmentally disabled …

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 …

Bridgeport completes lead line survey, patches public pool

BRIDGEPORT -- Superintendent of Public Works Stuart Dezellem advised the city council at its June 18 meeting that he has completed the lead line survey required by the state Department of Health. …

Brewster Police Chief discusses stalking law challenges

BREWSTER—Police Chief Marcos Ruiz reported to the June 20 meeting of the city council that he recently met with 7 th District State Senator Shelly Short and 32 nd District Democratic …

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