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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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Tuesday, Sept. 16 Sports Scores

Central Washington 2B League CWL and CTL Standings/Scores/Schedules Girls Soccer Tonasket 6, Entiat 2 Okanogan 12, Oroville 0 Brewster 4, Bridgeport 1 Manson vs. Liberty Bell, ppd. Volleyball (North Div.) Liberty Bell 3, Tonasket 1 Lake Roosevelt 3, Oroville 1 Okanogan 3, Bridgeport 0 Brewster vs. Manson Cross Country Bridgeport Invitational - Tonasket’s Johnna Terris wins [...]

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Friday, Sept. 12 Football Scores

Central Washington 2B League - Standings / Scores / Schedules Mt. Baker 54, Oroville 6 (NL) Tonasket 37, Lake Roosevelt 6 (NL) Brewster 49, Omak 6 (NL) Okanogan 43, Chelan 27 (NL) LaSalle 52, Liberty Bell 7 (NL) Bridgeport 13, Soap Lake 9 (NL) Entiat 42, Manson 28 (NL) Rainier 33, Kittitas  (NL) Chewelah 24, Warden 21 (NL) Mabton 30, Granger 24 (NL) Waitsburg-Prescott 42, White Swan 18 (NL)  

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Pastime Bar & Grill closes while reinventing itself

OROVILLE – The Deep Water Blues Band played the last note for the Pastime Bar & Grill last Thursday as the business closed for a month promising to reopen in October under a new name and vision.

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Kay Rhodes

Kay Rhodes was laid to rest in the mountains she loved at Pioneer Cemetery, Idaho City on Friday, September 5, 2014 with immediate family in attendance

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Dale E. Johnson

Dale E. Johnson was born August 19, 1935 in Spokane, Wash. to Carl and Stella Johnson, he passed away on September 4 in Central Washington Hospital.

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Tonasket Fall Clean-up on Sept. 20

TONASKET – The City of Tonasket will be hosting its annual Fall Clean-Up on Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Tonasket City Shop next to Chief Tonasket Park, from 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Items that will be accepted include: aluminum cans (clean); scrap metal; e-waste (computers); burnable yard waste. Items that will NOT be accepted: wet paint, [...]

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Editorial Gary Mug

Still a lot to keep us busy

First of all, we hope you had a good Fair – it was perfect weather wasn’t it? The numbers may have been down some, but there was still lots to see and do.
While summer’s ended that doesn’t mean that things are going to slow down any time soon – back to school and the fair is just the beginning. Now it’s school sports season and as you can tell by our Fall Sports Preview, Brent Baker has already been busy getting the information you need to know about our Tonasket and Oroville teams.

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Cops & Courts

Superior Court
Criminal
Brian Daniel Chambers, 45, Omak, pleaded guilty Sept. 2 to failure to register as a sex offender (felony). Chambers was sentenced to four months in jail and fined $1,110.50.

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Kathy Jones honored for 40 years with city

OROVILLE – The first order of business at the Oroville City Council meeting was for Mayor Chuck Spieth to recognize Kathy Jones’ many accomplishments over the past 40 years with a Certificate of Appreciation.

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Jane L. Swietzer

The ever fabulous Jane L Swietzer, 79, passed way at her home in Oroville, Washington on Thursday morning September 4.

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