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Corrections

CORRECTION; July 27, 2016

One of the firearms-training classes offered by the Okanogan County Sheriff’s Department was listed incorrectly in the schedule published on July 20. The class on Saturday, Oct. 8, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. is Gunfighting — Concealed Carry, not Fundamentals. Contact Sheriff’s Deputy Michael Blake at mblake@co.okanogan.wa.us for more information or to register.

CLARIFICATION:

An article about nightly rentals in the Jan. 6 issue provided incomplete information about the effect of proposed changes to the Okanogan County zoning code on nightly rentals. If these changes are approved, a conditional-use permit would be required for a new nightly rental in the Methow Valley School District, from Gold Creek to Mazama....

CORRECTIONS; Dec. 16, 2015

The Lower Valley column in the Valley Life page in the Dec. 9 issue should have said that Pete Joseph, not Roy Gebbers, was forced by the Nazis to march 281 miles as the Germans tried to clear camp Stalag Luft 17B. While Pete Joseph was force-marched across Germany, Roy Gebbers was still imprisoned at...

CORRECTIONS

An article in the June 10 issue about new routes in the Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest for all-terrain vehicles said the routes provide 150 miles of riding. The routes closest to the Methow Valley are approximately 150 miles long; the other six ranger districts in the forest provide another 250 miles. A community briefs item in...

CLARIFICATIONS

A recent item in News of Record should have said that Carla Sue McCarley, 38, of Twisp, entered an Alford plea in Okanogan County District Court related to a charge of obstructing a law enforcement officer. Under an Alford plea, the defendant does not admit guilt but concedes that the prosecution likely has enough evidence...

CORRECTION

An article about the interview process for a new Methow Valley Elementary School principal gave an incorrect time for the public forum where community members can meet the finalists. It is Wednesday (May 6) at 6 p.m. in the Elementary School library, not at 7:30 p.m. Childcare will be provided. The News regrets the error....

CORRECTIONS: April 15, 2015

An article about the youth wrestling program in the April 1 issue misidentified one of the four parent organizers of the program. She is Charlotte Wilson, not Charlotte Nelson. The News regrets the error. Items in the April 8 arts briefs column and in the What’s Happening calendar should have said that Tara Kaiyala Weaver is...

CORRECTIONS

A story about Enloe Dam in the March 11 edition provided an incorrect amount for the estimated cost of a sediment study. The study is expected to cost $70,000, not $70 million. The names of Rick Swanson and Jeremy Newman were misspelled in an article in the Methow Home supplement published March 11.

CORRECTION

 An article in the Feb. 25 issue incorrectly reported the date that former Deputy Marshal Mark Harreus began working for the Town of Winthrop. Harreus joined the department on Oct. 18. The News regrets the error.

CORRECTION

An article about the Okanogan County Public Utility District’s deliberations on Enloe Dam described a potential change of water rights that could provide 4,000 gallons of water for irrigation. The amount should have been 4,000 acre-feet. An acre-foot is the volume of water that would cover an acre to a depth of one foot (about...