Category Archives: Washington state

Bienvenidos! Welcome to the Okanogan Valley!

“You have to go to Rancho Chico.  It’s where the locals go.  It’s where the college students go when they come back.  Everyone goes there.”  That’s what I heard from a local business owner about this Mexican restaurant in Omak, … Continue reading

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Novel Delights – Promoting Neighbors

Novel Delights is a coffee shop/bookstore/gift shop located in downtown Omak, Washington. nov·el adjective of a new kind; different from anything seen or known before: a novel idea. de·light noun 1. a high degree of pleasure or enjoyment; joy; rapture: She takes great delight in her job. 2. something that gives great pleasure: The dance was a delight to see. The first time I went there I was impressed with the barista, Debbie and her friendliness … Continue reading

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Collaboration: striving to move from surviving to thriving.

When I first landed in the Okanogan Valley, my friend Kathleen drove me around to help me become acquainted with the area and get a better feel for the community.  One thing she pointed out were the multiple businesses that … Continue reading

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