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NCW businesswoman mobilizes community to Raise $10,000 for Women's Service League

North Central Washington businesswoman Erica Mendoza leveraged community support to award $10,000 to the Women’s Service League of North Central Washington, a service organization that works to …

Methow Conservancy acquires iconic Sunny M Ranch

WINTHROP – For the second time in a shade over two years the Methow Conservancy has engineered a major land purchase of an iconic site in the Methow Valley – the 1,200-acre Sunny M Ranch …

Have your say: Join the conversation in your community newspaper!

Your voice matters, and our community newspaper is a platform for you to express your opinions, share your insights, and engage in meaningful discussions about the issues that affect us all. Whether …

Okanogan County awarded $30 million broadband grant

OKANOGAN – Broadband internet just got a broad boost in Okanogan County. It came in the form of money - more than $30 million -from the USDA ReConnect Loan and Grant Program that will allow …

Economic Alliance calls for .09 fund project prioritization pre-applications

PATEROS – Every year the Economic Alliance (EA) issues a request for Okanogan County entities and the Colville Tribes to submit a one-page pre-application letter for the annual Okanogan County …

Brewster takes measures to address excess garbage

BREWSTER – Complaints from residents about garbage piling up around disposal containers insufficient to handle the excess spurred the Brewster City Council to take action as its regular monthly …

Three Rivers Hospital bond is on Nov. 7 ballot

BREWSTER – A $72 million bond to finance a new, but modest facility was the elephant in the room at the regular monthly meeting of the Three Rivers Hospital Board of Commissioners last …

OLYMPIA, WA – The Washington State Department of Commerce has awarded $15.4 million in grants to eight organizations across the state, expanding access to legal aid services for low-income …

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), Chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee, has announced that Washington state will receive more than $33 million in new grant and loan …

RiverCom 911 along with partner law, fire and EMS agencies in Chelan and Douglas Counties are pleased to announce Text-to-911 is now available to Chelan and Douglas residents and visitors as of …

Pateros proposes Recreation Basecamp Corridor to draw business

PATEROS – A new electric vehicle charging station (EVCS), a law enforcement update from Okanogan County Sheriff Paul Budrow, and a proposed Recreation Basecamp Corridor were among issues heard …

State and federal dollars allocated to build resilience in local food supply chain

OLYMPIA - The need to respond to pandemic-related disruptions to the food supply chain in recent years illustrated the important ways that resilient local food systems can help connect consumers to …

BREWSTER - There will be a Special meeting of the Board of Douglas Okanogan County Fire District #15 Commissioners Wednesday, August 23, at the DOCFD15 EMS station, 412 W Indian Ave., Brewster, at 6 …

Campfires now banned in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest

NCW - Continuing hot, dry weather, and worsening fire danger conditions have prompted forest officials to expand campfire restrictions across the entire Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest. Stage 2 …

Victim identified in hit and run, information sought on incident

WENATCHEE – The Chelan County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of a suspect vehicle and driver involved in a hit-and-run fatality. Sheriff Mike Morrison reports that on …

Brewster council revisits accessory dwellings, short term rentals, and Rvs

BREWSTER – Accessory dwelling units (ADUs), short term rentals, and recreational vehicles are among three related housing ordinances discussed by the Brewster City Council at its regular …

Bridgeport council considers exterior finish on renovated water tower.

BRIDGEPORT – Running mustangs? A large orange “B”? Pine trees? These were among the suggestions for an exterior design on the renovated water tower that the Bridgeport City Council …

Explosives removal triggers Bridgeport evacuation order

BRIDGEPORT – An evacuation order was issued for a portion of the City of Bridgeport Tuesday afternoon, August 15, while personnel from the U.S. Army’s 53rd Ordinance Company (EOD) removed …

Chelan County Sheriff seeks hit and run suspect.

WENATCHEE – The Chelan County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the whereabouts of a suspect vehicle and driver involved in a hit-and-run fatality. Sheriff Mike Morrison reports that on …

The Colville Tribes grieves the loss of former Chairman Michael Finley

NESPELEM -  The Colville Tribes is saddened to announce the passing of former Chairman Michael Finley. The Lucy Covington Government Center flew flags at half-staff in his honor. Finley was …

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