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How to get emergency warnings

How to get emergency warnings

There are several ways to get warnings about hazardous weather or flash floods and other emergencies. People can sign up to receive alerts through a new warning system offered by Okanogan County. These alerts can come by text message, email, mobile …
Community briefs: May 20, 2015

Community briefs: May 20, 2015

Cruise-In rolls into Twisp Cruise-In 2015, hosted by Methow Valley Motorheads, launches tonight (May 20) at Twisp Town Park beginning at 5:30 p.m. The free event features antique and classic cars, trucks and motorcycles. For more information, call (509) 341-4255 or (509) 860-1610. Other Cruise-Ins will be held on June 17 at River Bend RV...
Community briefs: May 13, 2015

Community briefs: May 13, 2015

Eat and shop in Mazama Bring your appetite and shopper’s sharp eye to the Mazama Community Club’s pancake breakfast and flea market on May 23 from 8 a.m.-noon. Cost of the breakfast is $6, or free for children 5 and under. For information about the breakfast or to volunteer as a helper, call 996-7897. If...
County gets new emergency manager

County gets new emergency manager

By Marcy Stamper Maurice Goodall takes over as the county’s new emergency manager on Wednesday (April 1). Goodall retired this week after more than 25 years as a trooper with the Washington State Patrol (WSP). He has also been the volunteer grounds manager for the Okanogan County Fairgrounds over the past several years. Goodall knows...
County reorganizing emergency management functions

County reorganizing emergency management functions

By Marcy Stamper
Okanogan County is reorganizing its approach to emergency management, moving the job back under the county commissioners instead of the Sheriff’s Office. The change was prompted by a reevaluation of the …
Farmers, ranchers lose livestock, pastures, trees to fire

Farmers, ranchers lose livestock, pastures, trees to fire

By Marcy Stamper

Farmers and ranchers have been scrambling to bring cattle to safety and deal with fire that threatened fields and farm equipment, but it will be months—even years—before the full impact of the Carlton Complex Fire on …

Bajema leaving Marshal’s Office

Bajema leaving Marshal’s Office

By Don Nelson

The Winthrop Marshal’s Office will see a complete turnover in personnel in less than a year by the time it fills new vacancies that …