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Firefighters work to contain a blaze at 160 St. Peters Creek Road in Malo after a chimney fire spread to the roof. The owner and his dog are safe. Photo J. Foster Fanning.

Fire claims Malo home

MALO – A Malo man lost his home Wednesday evening when a chimney fire spread to the building’s roof before firefighters arrived. Ferry/Okanogan Fire Protection…



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Sirens

REPUBLIC – A fight, a theft and two cases of illegal burning were among 118 calls handled by the Ferry County 911 Center during the…



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District Court

REPUBLIC – A Curlew man was sentenced to jail in four separate cases last week in Ferry County District Court. John Jackson, 33, Curlew, was…


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Superior Court

REPUBLIC – A Republic man was sentenced in a child molestation case and an attorney argued for a new trial in an unrelated case Friday…



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(Wood)works of art

Submitted by Gold Mountains Gallery So, how do you get from a noisy, dust-filled shop and raw boards to functional, one-of-a-kind works of art? Well,…


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Parties discuss trail ordinance adjustments

REPUBLIC – County Commissioner Mike Blankenship suggested Monday that the Rail Trail ordinance needs to be amended and/or rewritten. The comment led to passionate comments…