Currently in Okanogan County there are two WSU Upward Bound programs, the first, which has been serving the Omak and Okanogan high schools for ten years and the newest program, serving a maximum of 60 students from Tonasket and Oroville high schools.
Missoula Children’s Theatre presented Beauty Lou and the Country Beast, an original country western adaptation ...
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TONASKET – The Tonasket School Board has every intention of making another attempt at passing a capital improvement bond to fund expansion and upgrades of the school facilities.
OLYMPIA — A new transmission line from Pateros to Twisp would mean more reliable electricity for residents in the Methow Valley.
TONASKET – Repair of the broken down generator at North Valley Hospital should begin in about two weeks, Chief Information Officer Kelly Cariker reported at the Thursday, Feb. 27, meeting of the NVH Board of Commissioners.
TONASKET – Three motions, two votes, one hard-won agreement by the Tonasket City Council means that the Tonasket Police Department will be in the market for a new police vehicle.
OKANOGAN – Douglas and Janet Burts and Kodi Erickson-Greene opened a coffee house called “On the Avenue” on Feb. 8 in Okanogan. On the Avenue offers coffee, espressos, smoothies, Italian sodas, hand baked muffins, sandwiches, soup, hot dogs and an assortment of coffee accompaniments.
In view of the many things that continue to take place in our government, the words of Solomon from Proverbs 28 seem to fit more perfectly than ever: V.15 Like a roaring lion or a charging bear is a wicked ruler over a poor people, V.16 A ruler who lacks understanding is a cruel oppressor.
While schools continue to tighten their belts because they haven’t been given the constitutionally guaranteed basic education funding they need by the state – each year the have to to play a waiting game to see just what their funding will be.
Superior Court Criminal Scott Anthony Smith, 40, Tonasket, pleaded guilty Feb. 20 to attempted third-degree assault and unlawful imprisonment. Smith was sentenced to 364 days in jail with 304 days suspended, and fined $960.50 for the Feb. 19, 2012 crimes. Frances Joann Edwards, 46, Omak, pleaded guilty Feb. 25 to residential burglary, third-degree malicious mischief [...]
Edward W. Figlenski went to the next world on his own Friday, Feb. 22, 2014 at Apple Springs Assisted Living due to pancreatic cancer. He was born Nov. 20, 1951 at Omak to Wills and Violet Figlenski.
YAKIMA – An updated wastewater discharge permit issued to the Buckhorn Mine near Chesaw will better protect water quality and help correct environmental problems that have challenged the mine since operations began in 2007, according to the state Department of Ecology.