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[4/15/21] TAX RELIEF FOR WILDFIRE VICTIMS

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People forced to rebuild or repair homes damaged or destroyed by last fall’s wildfires would get property tax relief under a bill the state Legislature passed. Tracy Ellis reports.

[4/15/21] Semi Accident Blocks Traffic on US 97 North of Orondo

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A two-vehicle accident was reported just after 2 PM Wednesday on US 97, seven miles north of Orondo. On arrival first responders found a two-vehicle blocking accident involving a semi and minivan. Both vehicles had heavy damage. Two occupants of the minivan were treated at the scene and transported to Central Washington Hospital. The Washington […]

[4/13/21] Teen Suicide in Pateros Shocks Community

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A story I hate to report: another teenager has taken their life. This time, a Pateros High School student, yesterday  morning (Monday, April 12, 2021), that word coming by way of a statement from Pateros School Superintendent Greg Goodnight. Aside from that, we don’t know much. What we do know is that district staff, Okanogan […]

[4/13/21] Chelan, Douglas, Okanogan Counties Remain in Phase 3…for now…

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Governor Jay Inslee has rolled back the status of three counties, Cowlitz, Pierce and Whitman will move back to Phase 2 this Friday. Ken Johannessen with the details:  

[4/13/21] Fuel Bill Will Raise Gas Prices

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The state Senate Republican transportation chief says the high cost fuel standard bill passed by the Senate Thursday night will raise gas prices for those who can least afford it. Tracy Ellis report: