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Hundreds of

Easter baskets

for sale

The annual Senior Center Easter basket sale will begin Monday, March 14. There are close to 400 baskets to choose from — no two baskets are alike. The sale is at the Senior Center, 203 Main Street in Grand Coulee.

CBC candidate positions

open

Opening date for candidates to file for Colville Business Council positions was Monday, March 7. Candidates will be certified March 27, and the primary election will be held May 7.

Daylight

Saving

Time

Daylight Saving Time will begin this Sunday at 2 a.m. Clocks should be set ahead one hour (Spring forward).

Babysitters certified

Coulee Medical Center’s Safe Sitters class certified some 28 new babysitters for the area last month. The class taught last month filled up so fast that coordinator Molly Morris has already scheduled another class for May 21 to handle the overflow.

Emergency animal shelter training offered

Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office and Okanogan County Department of Emergency Management are sponsoring a Disaster Animal Shelter Management Course April 2 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the sheriff’s upstairs conference room, 123 5th Avenue N., Okanogan.

This training is geared toward setting up and operating an emergency animal shelter. They recommend completion of online courses: IS-100.B, Introduction to Incident Command System and IS 700.A, National Incident Management System, available at FEMA’s website, https://training.fema.gov/is/

If you are interested in volunteering, register no later than March 25. Contact Deputy Dave Yarnell at dyarnell@co.okanogan.wa.us or Glenda Beauregard at 509-422-7206 or em@co.okanogan.wa.us.

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