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Okanogan County Non-Profit Receives Grant To Expand Child Care Services
Okanogan County Non-Profit Receives Grant To Expand Child Care Services
Okanogan County Non-Profit Receives Grant To Expand Child Care Services
An Okanogan County organization that provides assistance to children and families is receiving over $136,000 in grant funding from Washington State. The Okanogan County Child Development Association (OCCDA) is one of 18 entities chosen to receive $2 million in Child Care Partnership (CCP) grants from the Washington State Department of Commerce...
Double Homicide Suspect Reportedly Seen In Idaho
Double Homicide Suspect Reportedly Seen In Idaho
Double Homicide Suspect Reportedly Seen In Idaho
A man wanted for murdering an elderly couple in Okanogan County nearly two years ago has been spotted in neighboring Idaho. Police say several tipsters have come forward saying they've seen 27-year-old Dylan J. Harrington in the small town of Ponderay, just north of Sandpoint in recent weeks. ...
Reasons Why WA State needs to BAN Rainfall
Reasons Why WA State needs to BAN Rainfall
Reasons Why WA State needs to BAN Rainfall
Seems like WA State gets a reputation of being a "Rainy" state. In reality though, that is just the West or "Wet" side of the mountains like King County, and Kitsap County.
State Awards Over $1 Million In Grants For Outdoor Learning In NCW
State Awards Over $1 Million In Grants For Outdoor Learning In NCW
State Awards Over $1 Million In Grants For Outdoor Learning In NCW
The Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office and Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) has awarded $3.7 million in grants to provide students with outdoor learning experiences. The Outdoor Learning Grants program was created by the Legislature in 2022 to develop and support outdoor educational experiences for public school students in pre-kindergarten through twelfth gra
Dept. Of Ecology Declares Drought In Two Central WA Counties
Dept. Of Ecology Declares Drought In Two Central WA Counties
Dept. Of Ecology Declares Drought In Two Central WA Counties
The Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) has issued a drought declaration for twelve counties in the state, including Kittitas and Okanogan. Ecology spokesperson Jimmy Norris says the declaration is due to environmental conditions which have changed rapidly since the spring...
Apple Pie Jamboree, Pateros WA's Weekend of Fun
Apple Pie Jamboree, Pateros WA's Weekend of Fun
Apple Pie Jamboree, Pateros WA's Weekend of Fun
As far back as I can remember, growing up in Pateros WA / Brewster WA area, the Apple Pie Jamboree was always a highlight of the summer. Raising money for local students, clubs and community groups.
Smoke from Alberta Wildfires Drifting into NCW
Smoke from Alberta Wildfires Drifting into NCW
Smoke from Alberta Wildfires Drifting into NCW
It's only mid-May but the skies over North Central Washington are already taking on an ominous murk that usually isn't seen until wildfire season is well underway. The hazy conditions are being caused by smoke emanating from fires over 500 miles to the northeast in Alberta, Canada...
5 Youngest Counties in Washington State
5 Youngest Counties in Washington State
5 Youngest Counties in Washington State
We always hear of, "Wow, this is the oldest town, car, county, etc." but we rarely hear of the "youngest." So, I did some digging and came up with a list!

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