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Bains, Coffell named Omak homecoming king and queen - Omak Chronicle
OMAK — Jasmair Bains and Taylor Coffell were named king and queen, respectively, during Omak High School’s homecoming festivities last Friday. The event’s theme was “Pixar Perfect Homecoming.”
Seniors victorious at Omak homecoming; dance benefits tetanus project - Omak Chronicle
OMAK — The senior class earned the overall homecoming title during Omak High School competitions the week of Oct. 20-24. The seniors had 520 points. Sophomores placed second, with 470 points, while juniors had 415 and freshmen earned 385, adviser Randy ...
Fair board plans Saturday retreat - Omak Chronicle
TWISP — The Okanogan County Fair Advisory Committee will meet in special session from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Community Covenant Church, 710 state Highway 20. The retreat-format meeting’s agenda includes discussion of new policies, plus committee ...
Okanogan volleyball heads to district No. 1 - Omak Chronicle
COULEE CITY — The Okanogan High School volleyball team topped Lake Roosevelt, 3-0, to wrap up the regular season undefeated and claim the Central Washington 2B League championship. The Bulldogs prevailed 25-18, 25-14 and 25-18. Okanogan advances with the ...
Tractor-trailer overturns near Laurier - Omak Chronicle
LAURIER - A Canadian man was cited by the Washington State Patrol after his wheels left the road following a single vehicle, non-injury crash Tuesday afternoon. Robert D. McDowell, 58, of Ymir, B.C., was southbound on U.S. Highway 395 at milepost 267 in ...
Little Dribblers League starts Nov. 1 in Oroville - Omak Chronicle
OROVILLE — A Little Dribblers Youth Basketball League will run November to December at the high school and elementary school. “Everyone is welcome, grades 1-6,” spokesman Jay Thacker said. “We don’t care where you are from, just that you love to ...
Liberty Bell soccer gets past Okanogan, 2-1 - Omak Chronicle
OKANOGAN — The Liberty Bell High School girls soccer team topped Okanogan, 2-1, following a shootout in the final league game Tuesday night. The Bulldogs, who lost their last two games of the season, finished tied with Liberty Bell and Tonasket at 12-2.
'Probable explosion' triggers earthquake sensors - Omak Chronicle
PATEROS — An earthquake report released by the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network shows that a "probable explosion" south of town registered on tremor sensors. Sensors picked up the 0.8 magnitude event at 2:08 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 15, between Starr Road ...
Nannies win own volleyball invitational - Omak Chronicle
PATEROS — Pateros topped Moses Lake Christian Academy, 25-15 and 25-19, for first place in the Nannies invitational tournament Saturday. “After playing through four 2B schools to get to the final match, we got to meet our 1B league rival,” Pateros ...
Haunting in the Highlands - Omak Chronicle
WAUCONDA — A small cafe, store and post office enriched with history and generations of heritage is also home to paranormal activity. Spirits of those gone before linger the halls and kitchen and cast earthly shadows throughout the dining room, the ...
Newport, Sullivan Lake ranger stations announce winter hours - Omak Chronicle
NEWPORT — The Newport and Sullivan Lake ranger stations of Colville National Forest will begin winter hours Nov. 10. The offices will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday until March 2, officials said, noting the stations will continue ...
Enterovirus confirmed In Spokane County - Omak Chronicle
SPOKANE — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed an enterovirus D68 case in Spokane County. Testing confirmed that two children, younger than age 10, were hospitalized in September had respiratory illnesses associated with the ...
Okanogan, Brewster win; football showdown looms - Omak Chronicle
TONASKET — Okanogan and Brewster each won Friday night, setting up a showdown on Halloween between the schools for the Central Washington 2B League championship. The Bulldogs knocked off Tonasket, 35-20, while the Bears blasted Manson, 56-0. Brewster ...
Crews burn debris in Cub Creek drainage - Omak Chronicle
WINTHROP — Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest crews burned pilings in the Cub Creek drainage of the Methow Ranger District on Wednesday in an effort to alleviate future potential wildfire growth. "We saw rapid ignition in these piles, with most of the ...
State Highway 153 reopens - Omak Chronicle
CARLTON — State Highway 153reopened Thursday between Carlton and Twisp after being closed because of a crack in a bridge support. The state Department of Transportation closed the bridge Tuesday after a routine inspection found the cracked column.