OKANOGAN – Okanogan County Public Health is aware that members of the community have received hoax notices regarding novel Coronavirus in our area. Those notices are false but have triggered rumors on social media.
OROVILLE – Oroville has chosen its royalty for this year’s May Festival and Emily Rawley will serve as May Festival Queen and Emma Bocook and Victoria Castrejon will be May Festival Princesses.
OLYMPIA – House Bill 2712, sponsored by Rep. Joel Kretz, R-Wauconda, would require retailers to post a sign in the immediate vicinity to let consumers know they are purchasing “USA beef.” To qualify for the USA beef label, the beef must be derived exclusively from animals born, raised and processed in Washington state. Alternatively, the same beef could be labeled as “Washington beef.”
The Oroville Hornets Boys Basketball team has split their first two games in postseason play and faces one more challenger before heading to 2B Regionals and State in Spokane.
Our loving mother, Mary Louise Anfeldt, age 95, passed away peacefully on January 23, 2020 at Royal Park, Spokane,Washington. She was born December 25, 1924 in Warrenville, Illinois to Arthur and Linda (Williams) Olson.
OROVILLE – Six Oroville High School juniors are asking to represent their community as Oroville May Festival Royalty — Casey Todd-Hirst, Victoria Castrejon, Melinda Clark, Emily Rawley, Madelyn Martin and Emma Bocook.
OKANOGAN COUNTY – Local school levies from Oroville to Brewster were carrying the day with the exception of Omak, which was under 50 percent by the narrowest of margins, in the first ballot count of the Tuesday, Feb. 11 special election.
OLYMPIA — Proposals moving through the Legislature would expand the eligibility of incarcerated people to receive treatment for substance abuse in lieu of or concurrently with prison sentences.