Kinross Forum and Workshop Wednesday, Oct. 29

OROVILLE – On Wednesday, Oct. 29 at 6:30 p.m. there will be an Open Forum and Workshop at the Oroville High School Commons discussing the closure of the Buckhorn Gold Mine in 2015.

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Open House on proposed Bonaparte project

TONASKET – Tonasket Ranger District will host an open house from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014 to discuss a proposal in the Bonaparte Mountain area and meet the new District Ranger.

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Hunter kills cougar believed to have been killing pets

OROVILLE – Dave Sharpe shot a cougar on Krugar Mountain last week. The big cat is believed to be the same one that has been hunting and killing pets in the Westlake area.

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Support Clint Didier for Congress

Dear Editor,
As we get closer to November, I wanted to take an opportunity to encourage my fellow citizens to support Clint Didier, running for the 4th Congressional District seat.

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Candidates attend forum in Oroville

OROVILLE – Candidates seeking local county, state and federal offices were invited to Oroville last Thursday, Oct. 16 to introduce themselves and tell voters why they should cast a ballot in their favor.

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Need public meeting on Navy tests

Dear Editor,
A recent “Guest Column” in another paper is titled “Navy tests explained.” Near the end of this piece, the author, Capt. Mike Nortier, the commanding officer of Naval Air Station Widbey Island, says that an assessment was completed by the Navy in August and the Navy “notified the public about the assessment and received no public comment prior to the August 15th deadline.” To my knowledge neither radio stations nor newspapers had been notified. Also, I have not heard of anyone in Okanogan County receiving a notice in the mail or otherwise.

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Friday, Oct. 24 Football Scores

Central Washington 2B League Standings / Scores / Schedules Okanogan 35, Tonasket 20 Oroville 63, Bridgeport 7 Brewster 56, Manson 0 Waterville 54, Liberty Bell 36 (NL) White Swan 20, Mabton 8 Kittitas 72, Lake Roosevelt 6 Warden 46, Soap Lake 6

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Response to ‘Remember earlier 9-11′

Dear Editor,
I was surprised at how Mr. Thomason dragged Brigham Young, former President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (nicknamed Mormons), into a 150-some-year-old controversy about a horrible incident that occurred in our American History.

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William Clark descendent to demonstrate work

TONASKET – The Tonasket City Council gave its blessing to Churchill Clark to station his canoe carving project in Founders Day Park next to the visitor’s center until early December during its meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 14.

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Thursday’s soccer & volleyball scores

Central Washington 2B League Standings / Schedules / Scores Girls Soccer Tonasket 2, Okanogan 1 Liberty Bell 5, Oroville 0 Bridgeport 3, Entiat 1 Brewster 1, Manson 0 (forfeit) Okanogan, Tonasket, Brewster, Liberty Bell have clinched district playoff spots. Bridgeport advances if the Fillies beat Oroville next Tuesday; if Oroville beats Bridgeport, then Entiat moves [...]

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Dumpster debate cools for now

TONASKET – Tensions didn’t boil over, but they certainly were simmering as the Tonasket City Council and two representatives of the North Valley Hospital District engaged in some verbal sparring over the placement of garbage dumpsters that had taken up residence along the curb on Western Avenue.

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Cops & Courts

Superior Court
Criminal
Jesse Leander Abrahamson, 19, Omak, pleaded guilty Oct. 7 to delivery of a controlled substance (heroin). Abrahamson was sentenced to 12-plus months in prison and fined $2,150.50 for the Jan. 27 crime.

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Who we’d chose for local office

Like many of you out there we are struggling with the question of who to vote for in the upcoming General Election, especially for local offices.

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