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Updated 11: 48 a.m.: High-speed chase ends on Peter Dan Road, suspects reportedly still at large

A high speed chase ended on Peter Dan Road when two vehicles, a car and a truck, both crashed into the landslide that spans the road. A woman, apparently a nearby resident, told... — Updated 4/22/2017 Full story


Two local counties surge with COVID-19

Two local counties reported two more deaths this week amid a surge of COVID-19 cases in their counties, in the state and in many parts of the nation. Okanogan County Public Health... — Updated 7/20/2020 Full story


Boating collision on Banks Lake leaves one boat atop another

When Mark Head noticed the other boat headed straight for him in the middle of Banks Lake, it was too late. Head, 51, from Cashmere, and the four others aboard his pontoon boat,... — Updated 7/8/2020


Public meetings to continue remotely

Public meetings, including those of city councils, school boards, and various districts, will need to continue to be held telephonically, a requirement that might lead to an... — Updated 6/5/2020 Full story


Organizations scramble, adjust to check virus spread

Local institutions are rapidly adjusting on the fly after a series of cascading emergency announcements from state and national authorities mandating increasingly harsh measures to stop the spread of the new virus that has infected... — Updated 3/23/2020 Full story


Union reaches agreement with school district

The local chapter of the Public School Employees union voted 28-8 to ratify a 6-percent raise in the Grand Coulee Dam School District late last month and the school board approved the change last Thursday. After months of... — Updated 12/12/2018


Skateboarding scene could grow in the coulee

A guy who had brightly colored hair in his youth, but wears a tie to work now, would like to see the local skateboarding scene grow to include more features at the park, local... — Updated 7/11/2018


Company will convert Electric City facility into Bitcoin mine

A warehouse in Electric City will soon become the "Grant County Data Centre" for processing a type of currency that only exists digitally and has gained recent worldwide attention a... — Updated 12/27/2017


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