PUD warns of scam calls

OKANOGAN COUNTY - Okanogan County PUD customers have notified the PUD of a few new telephone scams that they have received. In the Oroville area, customers reported being called by a computerized auto-attendant. A female voice announced itself as “Okanogan County PUD Collections” and attempted to collect payment. Another north county customer received a voicemail message [...]

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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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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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Friday, Oct. 17 Football Scores

Central Washington 2B League Standings / Scores / Schedules Tonasket 48, Manson 6 Brewster 40, Oroville 0 Bridgeport def. Liberty Bell Okanogan 55, Omak 7 (NL) Warden 54, Kittitas 34 White Swan 48, Lake Roosevelt 14 Mabton 42, Soap Lake  7

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Thursday, Oct. 16, Girls Soccer and Volleyball Scores

Central Washington 2B League Updated Standings / Scores / Schedules Girls Soccer Tonasket 6, Bridgeport 0 Oroville 1, Manson 0 (forfeit) Okanogan 3, Brewster 0 Liberty Bell 5, Entiat 1 Volleyball Bridgeport 3, Oroville 1 Okanogan 3, Tonasket 0 Brewster 3, Liberty Bell 0 Lake Roosevelt 3, Manson 2

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Cops & Courts

Superior Court
Criminal
Justine C. Belgarde, 21, Omak, pleaded guilty Oct. 7 to four counts of delivery of a controlled substance (two for heroin and one each for oxycodone and hydrocodone). Belgarde was sentenced to 20-plus months in prison and fined $2,540.50 for the April 21 and May 30 crimes.

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Editorial Gary Mug

Republic and Oroville will feel effect of mine shut down differently

Republic and Oroville will feel the effect of mine shut down differently. The ‘boom and bust’ cycle mining can bring to an area has been readily apparent in Republic for years – one could tell just by looking at the number of full or empty businesses on Main Street. That cycle has been a missing component in Oroville’s history at least since the time when gold….

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Friday, Oct. 10 Football Scores

Central Washington 2B League Updated standings Tonasket 46, Oroville 20 Brewster 30,  Okanogan 21 (NL) (also two forfeits involving both these teams: Brewster 2, Bridgeport 0 and Okanogan 2, Liberty Bell 0. Nonleague game was played between Brewster and Okanogan to fill out their schedules) Darrington 16, Manson 7 (NL) White Swan 26, Warden 13 Kittitas [...]

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Thursday Oct. 9 Volleyball and Girls Soccer

Central Washington 2B League Standings/Schedules/Scores Girls Soccer Tonasket 3, Entiat 0 Okanogan 4, Oroville 1 Brewster 3, Bridgeport 0 Liberty Bell 1, Manson 0 (forfeit) Volleyball Lake Roosevelt 3, Oroville 1 Liberty Bell 3, Tonasket 1 Brewster 3, Manson 0 Okanogan 3, Bridgeport 0

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Cops & Courts

Superior Court
Criminal
Gailin Tara Olsen, 27, Omak, pleaded guilty Sept. 30 to third-degree assault (law enforcement officer), resisting arrest, fourth-degree assault (DV) and fourth-degree assault. Those crimes occurred Feb. 14. In a separate case, Olsen pleaded guilty Sept. 30 to second-degree theft. Olsen was sentenced to a total of three months in jail and fined a total of $3,001.76 including $1,290.26 in restitution. The second crime occurred Dec. 18, 2013.

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Editorial Gary Mug

Lucky to have such a talented staff at the G-T

While most were enjoying, well watching, the Oroville Homecoming game last Friday, I was trekking down to Chelan to attend the Washington Newspaper Publishers Association awards banquet. From the final score of the game, I might have got the better assignment. We were fortunate to win a second place General Excellence award in our division and that says a lot for a newspaper that basically has a staff of three – myself, Charlene and Brent.

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Alice Fay Green

Surrounded by children and grandchildren, on October 1, 2014, Alice Fay Green departed this life for her heavenly home during her last stay at Valley General Hospital. Alice succumbed after a long and courageous battle with multiple medical issues.

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