Students collect over 2,000 pounds of food

TONASKET – Tonasket Elementary students broke their school record in the annual food drive, gathering 2,219.6 pounds of food last week.

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Oroville School Board Special Meeting

OROVILLE – The Oroville School Board has called for a special meeting on Monday, Nov. 20, starting at 10 a.m., to select a new school board member for Position 5, as well as discuss changing the meeting location starting in November.

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Lance T. Raschka

Lance T. Raschka, 67, of Oroville, died November 11, 2017. He was born in 1950 in Oakland, California to parents Leonard and Gloria Raschka.

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CCC upgrades to wheelchair-accessible

TONASKET – Generous donations by the community have enabled Tonasket’s Community Cultural Center to become wheel-chair accessible with the pouring of a concrete slab that angles in to the front door.

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Robert Earl Fox

Robert Earl Fox, 90, of Omak, Washington, died November 5, 2017. He was born July 24, 1927 in Tekoa, Washington to parents Joseph and Lena (Hengel) Fox.

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Chelcy Jo Bucholtz

Chelcy Jo Bucholtz passed away on November 9, 2017 at age 31 after a courageous battle over 4 1/2 years with Breast Cancer. She was born May 4, 1986 in Omak, Washington to Lloyd and Lee Ann (Weber) Bucholtz.

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Tonasket Mayor’s race tightening up

OKANOGAN – Okanogan County elections officials have made their third count of the recent general election and in at least one local race, that for Tonasket Mayor, the vote has tightened up considerably.

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Laborer and the Universal Roots Band brightens up the night

TONASKET – Okanogan Roots Mountain Family brought Laborer and the Universal Roots Band to town Saturday, Nov. 11, for an evening of dinner and dance at Tonasket’s Community Cultural Center.

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Oroville students attend Prevention Seminar

YAKIMA – Last week, three Oroville High School students attended the Washington State Prevention Summit in Yakima, Wash.

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Family trust agrees to restore Lake Osoyoos shorelines and wetlands

OROVILLE – Under a settlement agreement with the Washington state Department of Ecology, a family trust from Canada has agreed to restore a shoreline and wetland on Lake Osoyoos in Okanogan County.

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Oroville schools salute veterans with assembly

OROVILLE – Oroville schools held a special Veteran’s Day Assembly to honor local veterans last Thursday in Coulton Auditorium.

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