The Pastime Bar & Grill will be transforming into a 21-and-over establishment starting this week. There will be new hours and other big changes are in store, like turning the restraunt half into a lounge, with an emphasis on sporting events, like the Seahawks games which will show on a new 110" television. Gary DeVon/staff photo

Pastime Bar & Grill making big changes

OROVILLE – Tim and Dianna Naillon, the owners of the Pastime Bar and Grill, today announced several big changes are in store for the establishment.

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Earthquake shakes Okanogan Valley

OLIVER, BC – An earthquake centered east of Oliver, BC rumbled the Okanogan Valley and shook people on both sides of the border this morning.

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Maxine Z. Carlson

Maxine Z. Carlson, 88, was born in Gravity, Iowa on November 1, 1927 to Arthur and Lola Irwin .

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Mary Joyce Topping

Mary Joyce Topping, age 78 of Tonasket, Washington, died on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at North Valley Extended Care in Tonasket. She was born November 5, 1937 in Chewelah, Washington to parents Claude and Annie (Pearson) Holland.

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David Allen Anderson

David Allen Anderson of Mt. Hull, Wash. passed away September 13, 2016 at his home on the land he loved, after a battle with lung cancer. His spirit remained strong even when his body gave out. His final days were spent filled with hope while planning his next phase of treatment with family and doctors. He was always dreaming, always planning and always doing.

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Robert C. ‘Bob’ Hirst

Robert C. “Bob” Hirst, 90, of Oroville, Washington, passed away on September 5, 2016 at North Valley Extended Care. Bob was born on November 18, 1925 in Molson, Washington, the son of Richard C. “Bud” Hirst and Orpha Mae (Walker) Hirst.

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Letters to the Editor: Sept. 15, 2016

Writing too many litigation checks
Dear Editor,
The county commissioners have recently given final approval to both the county Comprehensive Plan and the Zoning Ordinance. These documents now will guide land use in the county.

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Cops, Courts & 911 Calls

Superior Court
Criminal
Jason Albert Boyd, 28, Omak, pleaded guilty Sept. 6 to two counts of distribution of a controlled substance (one each of methamphetamine and heroin).

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Peggy Appel Adams

Peggy Appel Adams passed away at the age of 88 on Monday, August 29th. She died peacefully at Hospice House of Spokane with her son at her side.

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Firewise Workshop Sept. 24

WINTHROP – Okanogan Conservation District, in partnership with Washington Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and Okanogan County Fire District 6, is holding a Firewise workshop on Saturday, Sept 24 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Winthrop Ice and Sports Rink located at 208 White Avenue, Winthrop, Wash. Presenters from the conservation district, DNR, [...]

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International board to discuss Osoyoos Lake water levels

OROVILLE – The International Osoyoos Lake Board of Control will hold its annual public meeting to discuss lake levels on Sept. 20, 2016 between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. at the Oroville High School Commons.

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