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Cleatis Lacy Memorial Bullriding set for Saturday - Omak Chronicle
GRAND COULEE — The Ridge Riders will host the seventh annual Cleatis Lacy Memorial Bullriding on Saturday at the Delano Rodeo grounds, 22209 Alcan Road. The activities, which include teams in a wild horse race, start at 4 p.m. There will be food and beer ...
Keller Ferry north shore terminal relocation scheduled for today - Omak Chronicle
KELLER — Due to rising river levels, the Keller Ferry north shore terminal is being moved from the low water ramp to the regular ramp today. The process began at about 9 a.m. and can take five hours to complete, Washington State Ferries officials said.
Sprouts linked to E. coli-related illnesses - Omak Chronicle
SPOKANE — State health officials are warning consumers not to eat raw clover sprouts from an Idaho producer. The sprouts are linked to seven confirmed and three probable cases of E.coli 0121 illnesses in Washington and Idaho, officials said, noting five ...
Forest officials to burn 50 acres today - Omak Chronicle
TWISP — The Methow Valley Ranger District plans to finish burning 50 acres today in the Little Bridge Creek drainage. This morning, the district was still waiting for permission to begin burn treatment in the Hunter Mountain area, about three miles west ...
Boulders damage Mount Rainier's Westside Road - Omak Chronicle
MOUNT RAINIER — Boulders plummeting from Mount Wow onto Westside Road have created craters and prompted Mount Rainier National Park officials to close the popular route in the southwest area of the park. Westside Road will remain closed until the area is ...
Water closes section of Twisp River Road - Omak Chronicle
TWISP — The Methow Valley Ranger District has closed Twisp River Road, about one mile east of Poplar Flat Campground, until further notice. Water cutting across the roadway has created unsafe conditions and repairs are needed, according to the National ...
Grant County Coroner's office hires full-time investigator - Omak Chronicle
MOSES LAKE — K.C. Sherwood has been hired as a full-time investigator for the Grant County Coroner's Office. Sherwood, whose first day on the job was Monday, has credentials that include past deputy coroner work as well as a mortuary science degree.
(2014-234 May 7) REQUEST FOR QUOTES NOTICE - Omak Chronicle
Okanogan County is accepting Requests for Quotes for the construction phase of a new bathroom facility at the Fairgrounds. For scope of work and project description, please contact Lanie Johns either by phone 509-422-7105 or by email [email protected]
Body is that of missing Twisp man - Omak Chronicle
TWISP — The body of a man found April 12 south of town has been identified as Nicholas A. Tortora, who had been missing since June 2012. Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers said his office was notified Tuesday morning of the positive identification.
Woman taken to hospital after vehicle overturns - Omak Chronicle
OMAK — A local woman was injured Friday after her vehicle overturned about two miles north of town along U.S. Highway 97. Sandra J. Cohen, 61, was transported to Mid Valley Hospital for treatment of crash-related injuries at about 2:15 p.m. According to ...