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Council member Phil Lee is working to update the junk vehicle ordinance.
BRIDGEPORT – If you think the presence of multiple, non-working “junk” vehicles sitting on private property within a city limits is simple to solve, think again. The City of Bridgeport has been wrestling with the conundrum for years and while the city council is closer to an ordinance that fits...
PATEROS – Council members approved the city’s five-year Comprehensive Park and Recreation Plan at their regular monthly meeting on March 19. The 62-page document, plus appendices will enable Pateros to maintain its eligibility for grants from the Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office...

This free-ranging canine strolling the streets of Bridgeport last weekend absent a collar, tag or I.D. is part of growing problem that the Bridgeport city council is trying to reduce.
BRIDGEPORT – It is going to become more expensive for dog owners within the city limits to allow their canines to run free, unlicensed and unaltered, if a fee increase proposed at last month’s city council meeting wins approval. During their regular monthly meeting, March 21, council members...
BRIDGEPORT – Douglas County Sheriffs’ deputies on routine patrol in the 400 block of 16th Street at approximately 6:46 p.m., on Monday, March 26, observed a male believed to have an outstanding felony warrant from the Department of Corrections.  “The suspect ran into an apartment and hid,” wrote...
BRIDGEPORT – a Douglas County sheriff’s deputy on routine patrol on March 27 received a call from RiverCom dispatch at approximately 2:30 a.m. of a 911 hang-up call in the Douglas-Monroe street area of Bridgeport. The deputy located a vehicle in that vicinity with a female sobbing inside the car...
OKANOGAN – The Okanogan County PUD Board of Commissioners will convene special meetings at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, April 10, 11 and 12, in the PUD auditorium at 1331 Second Avenue North in Okanogan to allow the public to speak with the three finalists seeking the position of...
  BRIDGEPORT – Douglas County Sheriffs’ deputies on routine patrol in the 400 block of 16th Street at approximately 6:46 p.m., on Monday, March 26, observed a male believed to have an outstanding felony warrant from the Department of Corrections.  “The suspect ran into an apartment and hid,” wrote...
BREWSTER - The Brewster Chamber of Commerce is having a logo contest for our 1st Annual Cherries Jubilee.  The winning logo will be featured on the back of our event t-shirt. The contest winner will receive a $25 VISA gift card and ride on the Chamber float in the parade on June 16. Entries are...

Bruce Bjornstad, will show evidence for dozens of floods from glacial Lakes Missoula and Columbia at the next meeting of the Wenatchee Valley Erratics Chapter.
WENATCHEE - The Wenatchee Valley Erratics Chapter of the Ice Age Floods Institute will meet at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 10 at the Wenatchee Valley Museum, 127 South Mission, Wenatchee. Ice Age megafloods, from at least three different sources, left a dramatic mark on the Pacific Northwest that is...
OKANOGAN/CHELAN: North Central Regional Library is bringing the Knights of Veritas to several of its libraries over spring break. The free program the week of April 2-6 features interactive, educational demonstrations of medieval arms, armor, combat, knighthood and chivalry. “Our mission is to...

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