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Legal Notices a " April 16, 2014

TODD MADISON and ZEBULAR MADISON, Co-Trustees of the Sebanna Lee Madison Living Trust dated May 3, 2011, Plaintiff, -vs- MILES M. SCHINDELE; the ESTATE OF MILES M. SCHINDELE; and MILES M. SCHINDELE REVOCABLE LIVING TRUST dated June 8, 1999; their heirs, successors and assigns; and ALL OTHER PERSONS OR PARTIES UNKNOWN claiming any right, title, ... (more)

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Wenatchee World

Woman fined $768 for taking dog

An Okanogan County woman who says she rescued a junkyard dog from deplorable conditions in December must pay a $768 court fine and serve 100 hours at area animal shelters.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune

Wildland fire closes Pine Creek Rd.

Okanogan County Emergency Management reports that North Pine Creek Rd. is temporarily closed approximately two miles north of Fish Lake due to a wildland fire with trees across the road.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Social Software

The Spokesman-Review

Okanogan woman fined, sentenced to community service in dog theft case - Mon, 14 Apr 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. The Okanogan County woman who says she rescued a dog from deplorable conditions at a junkyard in December must pay a $768 fine and serve 100 hours at area animal shelters, a judge ruled last week.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Wenatchee World

To darken the skies

We are such wasteful creatures. We have electricity at such reasonable costs that we feel the need to shine our light everywhere, and turn night to day, even to the point of blotting out the night sky.

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Related Topix: Wenatchee, WA, East Wenatchee, WA, Chelan County, WA, Winthrop, WA

Huntington News

OP-ED: American Can Use a Laugh -- But Who Figured It Would Come From the Immigration Folks?

The word "jobs" is rife among the political lingo one might think candidates at all levels, including Romney and Obama, have magic formulae just waiting until the morning after election.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Methow Valley News Home Page

Zoning change proposed for Walking D property near Twisp

The Okanogan County planning department is considering an amendment to the county code that would change the zoning for about eight acres just north of Twisp from the 20-acre uplands to the 12,500-square-foot zone on the valley floor.

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Related Topix: Twisp, WA

Methow Valley News Home Page

Farmers Market opens new season

The valley's longest-running weekly market is based at the Methow Valley Community Center parking lot off Highway 20 in the heart of Twisp.

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Related Topix: Twisp, WA, Agriculture, Science

KREM-TV Spokane

Eastern Washington deals with widespread 911 outages

Spokane County and Okanogan County 911 services are out according to authorities.

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Methow Valley News Home Page

OCEC members' annual meeting at the Barn on Monday

The annual meeting for members of the Okanogan County Electric Cooperative will be held Monday at the Barn in Winthrop.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Methow Valley News Home Page

County, unions in mediation over contracts; commissioners hold firm

Okanogan County and eight of nine unions are still in mediation, with the employees represented by the Teamsters contending that higher health insurance costs have amounted to a salary cut while the county commissioners say the employees chose more expensive coverage.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

SBA pledges help to S.R. 530 businesses, home owners

The first meeting of her first day on the job was on getting help to businesses and homeowners stricken by the March 22 slide that buried S.R. 530 between Arlington and Darrington, the new boss of the U.S. Small Business Administration said Wednesday.

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Methow Valley News Home Page

Legal Notices a " April 9, 2014

Public Notice. Okanogan County Cemetery District #1 2014 Meeting Schedule: Spring Meeting, General Business: April 14, 2014, 8:00 a.m, at the Winthrop fire hall, 223 Englar St., Winthrop.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune

WSDOT Chip sealing begins in Okanogan County

The Washington State Department of Transportation has begun several chip sealing projects in Okanogan County, including work on US97 and SR20 Work is scheduled for this week Monday, April 7 through Thursday, April 10, during the daylight hours on Highway 97 from milepost 314 to 326 from Tonasket north.

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Related Topix: Tonasket, WA, Bridgeport, WA, Brewster, WA, Okanogan, WA, Grand Coulee, WA

Sun Apr 06, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

Spokane City Council Considers Speed Enforcement Cameras For School Zones

SPOKANE, Wash.-Red light cameras bring in millions of dollars in fines for the city of Spokane.

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The Spokesman-Review

Main jailed for ATV wreck that killed Omak woman - Sun, 06 Apr 2014 PST

Receive FREE access by logging in to or creating your Spokesman.com account. An Omak man faces a vehicular homicide charge after an ATV accident Saturday night that left his passenger dead.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Seattle Times

Two Washington climbers finalists for prestigious 'Golden Ice Axe'

Two Washington climbers are just returning from France and Italy, where they were finalists for the prestigious Piolet d'Or , a juried climbing award given by the French magazine Montagnes and The Groupe de Haute Mantagne since 1991.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Methow Valley News Home Page

Wildfire burns 25 acres near Pearrygin Lake

A wildfire that started shortly after noon on Monday at the shooting range above Pearrygin Lake consumed about 25 acres of grassy hillside.

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Methow Valley News Home Page

On the record: Recreation district commission candidates have their say

A special election ballot to be mailed on April 3 will give voters residing within the Methow Valley School District boundaries an opportunity to approve or reject creation of a new Methow Valley Recreation District.

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Wenatchee World

Fundraising outfits Okanogan police dogs

The Okanogan County Sheriff's Office recently added a third K9 patrol dog and now has new bullet-proof and stab-proof vests for all of the dogs.

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