Molson Midsummer Festival this Saturday

MOLSON – The community of Molson would like to invite everyone young and old, to come to the June 18 Molson Midsummer Festival, a Molson summer fun day that has something for everyone.

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Father’s Day Fly-in planned for this weekend

The 27th Annual Tonasket Fathers’ Day Fly-in is scheduled for June 18th and 19th. This Fly-In has become one of the events in the Tonasket area that the general public looks forward to every year. The main activities are a Saturday evening steak BBQ and a Sunday morning breakfast organized and staffed by members of the Tonasket Airport Improvement Club and other volunteers.

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County Commissioners to put Tonasket EMS services out to bid

OKANOGAN – Okanogan County Commissioners issued a Request for Qualifications from potential vendors to take over Tonasket Emergency Medical Services (EMS), with plans to put it out to bid June 17.

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Gebbers Farms and Chelan Fruit step in to help Gold Digger growers, workers

OROVILLE – While Gold Digger Apples was basically shut down due to a $18.6 million bank loan being called and the company filing for bankruptcy, workers and growers were pleased to get back to work just in time for cherry harvest after others in the industry stepped in to lend a hand.

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Geo-thermal Forums not well attended

NORTH COUNTY – North Valley Hospital held two community forums in Oroville and two in Tonasket last week to answer any questions the public might have about the geo-thermal project the hospital district is in the process of implementing for their heating and cooling needs. Three of the forums had zero attendance and two people attended the fourth one, held Wednesday, June 8 at the Tonasket Senior Center.

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Oroville annexation hearing draws some complaints

OROVILLE – Oroville held a public hearing on the proposed annexation of more of the Oroville Reman and Reload company into the city at the council’s Tuesday, June 7 meeting.

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Cops, Courts & 911 Calls

Superior Court
Criminal
The court found probable cause to charge Christopher David Chapple, 34, Oroville, with eight counts of communicating with a minor for immoral purposes. The crimes allegedly occurred throughout May.

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Walter ‘Wally’ J. Skoupy

After a long courageous battle with cancer and kidney disease, Walter “Wally” J. Skoupy, age 67, went to be with Jesus June 7, 2016 in Oroville, Washington. He was born on July 5, 1948 in Austria to Wenzel and Gertrude Skoupy.

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Martha May Denison

Martha May Denison, 76, a resident of the Deer Park, entered heaven’s gates Friday morning, June 5, 2016. She was born on July 19, 1940 in Elm Grove, Oklahoma, the third of 10 children, to Eugene Sallee and Opal Webb Sallee.

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Charles ‘Chuck’ F. Spieth

Charles “Chuck” F. Spieth, 77, of Oroville Washington, passed away on May 16, 2016, with his family by his side. He was born on August 27, 1938 in Oroville, Washington to Forrest and Bertha (Lawrence) Spieth.

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Joe E. Loose Sr.

Joe E. Loose, Sr. was born in Chicago in 1929, and passed away peacefully after a long illness on June 8, 2016.

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Memorial: Darlene M. Allen

A Celebration of Life memorial is planned for Darlene M. Allen on Saturday, June 18 at the Oroville Senior Center starting at 11 a.m

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