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  NEWS
Oct. 1: The Chronicle prepares to launch revamped website
     OMAK — The Chronicle’s updated website is scheduled to go live on Wednesday, Oct. 2.
 
Oct. 1: Sheriff posts video; seeks information on Riverside Store robbery
     If anyone has information on the suspect in the video please contact the Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office at 509-422-7232.
 
Photo of the Day
Jennifer Marshall/The Chronicle
With the rain and chilly air, Saturday was the perfect day for hot, homemade apple cider. From left, Gene Shull of Winthrop, Jen Ramsay of Twisp and her 5-year-old son, Alexander, and Albert Roberts of Omak squeeze locally-grown apples through a 100-plus-year-old cider press at the home of Dave and Marilyn Sabold in Winthrop.
 
Oct. 1: Prisoner dies at Colville tribal jail
          NESPELEM - A 34-year-old man died Sept. 24 at the Colville Tribal Corrections Center.
 
Oct. 1: Tonasket City Council plans special meeting
          TONASKET – The City Council will meet in special session at 5 p.m. Wednesday to discuss the purchase of a new vehicle for the Police Department.
 
Sept. 27: Flood watch in effect for Okanogan County
     OKANOGAN - A flood watch is in effect for Okanogan County with a forecast of heavy rainfall predicted this weekend.
 
Sept. 27: Fundraiser set for Omak cancer patient
     OMAK — A fundraising event has been set for Saturday to benefit a local man battling cancer.
 
Sept. 26: Fish and Wildlife plans controlled burns in Okanogan County
     LOOMIS - The state Department of Fish and Wildlife plans controlled burns in Okanogan County and could begin them this week.
 
Sept. 25: Crash leads to arrest of passenger
     TWISP - A passenger in a vehicle that hit a pedestrian last week was arrested at the crash scene on an outstanding warrant.
 
Sept. 24: Canadian motorcyclist injured west of Okanogan
     OKANOGAN - A Canadian resident was injured Sept. 23 when her motorcycle crashed on state Highway 20 about four miles west of town.
 
Sept. 23: Four quakes rattle Entiat area
     ENTIAT – Four small earthquakes were recorded between Sept. 12 and Sept. 18, the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network is reporting.
 
Sept. 23: Ferry County livestock auction hauls in more than $35,000
     REPUBLIC — More than 50 animals were sold at the 4-H Market Stock Sale during this year’s Fery County Fair.
 
Sept. 20: Okanogan County Fair swine winners announced
     OKANOGAN - Results from the Okanogan County Fair swine barn:
 
Sept. 19: Okanogan County releases 2013 tax foreclosure notices
     OMAK - Okanogan County tax foreclosure notices for 2013 have been published by The Omak-Okanogan County Chronicle.
 
Sept. 19: Keremeos celebrates hot peppers with Saturday festival
     KEREMEOS, B.C. - The Similkameen Sizzle Pepper Fest, Canada's only hot pepper festival, is planned for this Saturday, Sept. 21, at Memorial Park.
 
Sept. 18: Woman arrested in theft of officer's weapon
     OKANOGAN - One person was arrested Sept. 17 after allegedly stealing a gun from an off-duty police officer.
 
Sept. 18: Blue Star Mothers host monthly meeting
     OMAK - The North-Central Washington Blue Star Mothers of America will host its monthly meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18.
 
Sept. 17: Okanogan school goes into lockdown during arrest
     OKANOGAN - Students and staff at Okanogan Middle-High School had a 20-minute lockdown this morning while the Okanogan County Sheriff's Office was making a stolen weapon-related arrest downtown.
 
Sept. 17: Forest Service office closes for parking lot work
     OKANOGAN - The local U.S. Forest Service office, 1240 S. Second Ave., will be closed Wednesday, Sept. 18, for parking lot repair work.
 
Sept. 14: State Highway 2 through Tumwater Canyon reopens
     LEAVENWORTH – Completion of a new bridge over Drury Canyon Creek in Tumwater Canyon Friday, Sept. 13, marked the end of a seven-day closure of 15 miles of state Highway 2 between Leavenworth and state route 207.
 
Sept. 12: North Cascades Highway reopens once again
     MAZAMA — State Highway 20 reopened at noon, Sept. 12, once again allowing travel across the North Cascades.
 
Sept. 12: Local student donates more than 1,000 pounds of cat food
     OKANOGAN - A local middle school student recently used her birthday as an opportunity to raise money for the Okanogan County Animal Foster Care Association.
 
Sept. 10: Prescribed burning could begin this week
     WINTHROP — Fall prescribed burning in the Methow Valley Ranger District could begin as early as this week.
 
Sept. 9: DUI enforcement campaign nets 60 arrests
     OKANOGAN — A DUI enforcement campaign spanning three North-Central Washington counties netted 60 arrests of drivers under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
 
Sept. 5: Truck and tractor pull runs one day only
     OKANOGAN – Truck and tractor pulls at this year’s Okanogan County Fair will be one day only.
 
Sept. 4: Flash flood warning issued for Okanogan County
     WINTHROP - The National Weather Service has put a flash flood warning in effect for Sept. 4-6 in Okanogan County.
 
  NEWS HEADLINES
Sept. 4: Authorities identify shooting victim
Sept. 3: Fair brings extra bacteria, health officials warn
Aug. 30: Cutthroat Classic trail run results announced
Aug. 30: Winners announced for Omak, Chesaw car shows
Aug. 29: Storm rips through mid-valley area  
Aug. 29: Flood watch issued for Okanogan, Douglas and Chelan counties
Aug. 28: North Cascades fires continue to smolder
Aug. 27: Fire destroys Omak home
Aug. 26: Wind storm damages trees, building in Coulee Dam area  
Aug. 23: Ferry County Sheriff seeks information on man of interest  
Aug. 23: Whitworth University announces honor society students
Aug. 22: Fire growing near Leavenworth could affect traffic
Aug. 22: Omak hosts preschool registration
Aug. 22: Two named to Western honor roll
Aug. 22: Western names spring graduates
Aug. 21: Officials monitor fire in Glacier Peak Wilderness
Aug. 21: Schools ask students to bring supplies
 
  SPORTS
Sept. 27: Children’s House Montessori School golf tournament results posted
     OKANOGAN – Brian Lewis, Mike Bordner, Les Hurlbert and Cory Orr finished first out of 10 teams at the third annual Children’s House Montessori School golf tournament Sept. 21.
 
Sept. 26: Tonasket's Warren reaches drag racing finals  
     OSOYOOS, B.C. – Dick Warren and his 1972 AMC Hornet reached the finals in Super Pro at the “Dual in the Desert” drag races Sept. 22 at the Richter Pass Motorplex.
 
 
 
 
Sept. 24: Cross country roundup: Klemmeck shines at Wenatchee meet  
     WENATCHEE – Liberty Bell’s Ben Klemmeck finished a solid sixth at the Wenatchee Invitational cross country meet Sept. 21 at Walla Walla Point Park.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Fall sports standings, scores
 
  RECENTLY POSTED PHOTO ALBUMS
Sept. 8: Winthrop Car Show
Sept. 8: Okanogan County Fair - Queen named
Sept. 8: Okanogan County Fair - Misc.
Sept. 8: Okanogan County Fair - Mutton Bustin Sunday
Sept. 8: Okanogan County Fair - Sunday horse racing
Sept. 7: Senior 60-plus softball in Winthrop
Aug. 31: Methow Valley Rodeo 2013 (Saturday)
Aug. 28: Boots and Saddle Racing Club at Omak Stampede Arena
Aug. 24: Pateros Ray Troxell Memorial Hydroplane Races
Aug. 24: North Country Pub 60-plus softball team at Wenatchee Tournament
Aug. 23: Tough Enough to Wear Pink Golf Tournament
Aug. 22: Okanogan High School football practice
Aug. 22: Coed Slowpitch Softball League
Aug. 17: Warrior Stampede - Saturday
Aug. 16: Warrior Stampede's "Extreme Warrior Race" - Friday night (2)
Aug. 16: Warrior Stampede - Friday night
Aug. 13: Coed Softball League play
Aug. 10: Olympic wrestler Jesse Ruiz at Okanogan camp
Aug. 10: Omak Stampede Rodeo Grand Parade Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013
Aug. 9: Omak Stampede Rodeo Friday Slack, Aug. 9, 2013
Aug. 8: Stampede Ride-In
Aug. 8: Omak Stampede Carnival Christians

Aug. 13: World-Famous Suicide Race 2013
Aug. 13: Favorites from 2013 Stampede Rodeo and World-Famous Suicide Race
Aug. 11: Omak Stampede Rodeo Sunday Aug. 11, 2013
Aug. 10: World-Famous Suicide Race Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013
Aug. 10: Sunset at Omak Stampede Rodeo Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013
Aug. 10: Omak Stampede Rodeo Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013
Aug. 10: Omak Stampede Rodeo Indian Encampment Saturday, Aug. 10, 2013
Aug. 9: World-Famous Suicide Race Friday, Aug. 9, 2013
Aug. 9: Omak Stampede Rodeo Friday, Aug. 9, 2013
Aug. 8: Suicide Race - Thursday Night, 2013
Aug. 8: Omak Stampede Rodeo Ride-In 2013
Aug. 6: Patterson Lake Fire
Aug. 3: World-Famous Suicide Race Practice - Aug. 3, 2013
Aug. 2: Tonasket Bulls and Barrels
June 2: Sarah Palin at Republic High School's graduation
March 6: Pateros at state basketball
 
  RECENTLY POSTED VIDEOS
Aug. 8, 2013: Omak Stampede Ride-In video 
 
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