OKANOGAN – Two Chesaw men accused of shooting and killing a hunter earlier this year now know when their trials begin. John W. Jennings and his son Adam S. Jennings were arraigned Monday, Dec. 2, in Okanogan County Superior Court. Judge Chris Culp scheduled both trials to begin Jan. 7, 2014. Both men pleaded not [...]
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OROVILLE – The City of Oroville has issued a reminder to all property owners/renters with sidewalks abutting their property in the Oroville City Limits.
According to Ordinance #570 all property owners with sidewalks abutting their property are responsible for keeping the sidewalks free of snow and ice.
Speiker defends state championship, takes third title in four years PASCO – Happy, but not quite satisfied, Sierra Speiker still has goals and aspirations to reach for, even after winning her third Class 1B/2B state title in four years. Speiker was heavily favored in the Saturday, Nov. 9, race at Pasco’s Sun Willows Golf Course [...]
Charter customers in Oroville will soon enjoy access to more than 165 high definition (HD) channels, high-speed Internet and phone service as part of an all-digital upgrade, according to the cable company.
Approves ad valorem hike, debates utility tax TONASKET – The Tonasket City Council, which is still attempting to finalize its 2014 budget, worked at its Tuesday, Nov. 26, meeting to strike the balance between maintaining services that are costing more to provide with the community’s desire not to have taxes raised. Even with a tax [...]
TONASKET – The Tonasket School board approved resolutions to move forward with a $6 million bond for new construction and a $1.64 million maintenance and operations (M&O) levy that will be set before district voters in February, 2014, at their Monday, Nov. 25 board meeting.
Aline Anita Ruth Buxton Carlson was born May 21, 1918 in Seattle, Washington to George Carpenter McAninch and Lucy Genette Hightower. She passed away in Portland, Oregon on November 25, 2013. She was raised in Seattle and spent some of her teen years in the Bitterroot Valley of Montana. She married Frank Buxton in 1938 [...]
Sunnie Fae Leapaldt, 36, Omak, pleaded guilty Nov. 22 to first-degree trafficking in stolen property. Leapaldt was sentenced to three months in jail and fined $1,110.50 for the Oct. 7 crime. She also had an charge of second-degree burglary dismissed.
The following responds to the North Valley hospital nurse/CEO comments last week. I apologize for its length, but there is a lot to address. At the outset, I want to say that I greatly respect good hospital administrators, and that hospital boards have one of the most challenging jobs in the country.
Your feature article “Group demands Enloe Dam Breach” is a misrepresentation of the facts presented at the PUD meeting Nov. 5, 2013. I was fortunate to be one of the ratepayers present, having heard through the grapevine, that Enloe Dam was the $5.4 million dollar 2014 budget item focused on that evening. The PUD did no publicity or advertising for this 6:30 pm public meeting.
There is no argument the health care situation is a fiasco but let’s be honest, do you really think the government cares if the American people are covered under a qualified health insurance plan? No. After weeks of trying to understand this web of deceit our leaders have spun, I have come to one conclusion: The “Affordable Care Act” is a ruse to obtain more revenue from the taxpayers.
Mildred Ann Garoutte was born in Eden Valley Minnesota to John and Hildegard Schmidt on October 3, 1931. She had three older siblings, Richard ,Gilbert and Marie and one younger sister Kathleen who all preceded her in death. She is survived by her five children Galen Garoutte and Joesph Garoutte, both of Tonasket, Wash.; William [...]