REPUBLIC – As part of a program to assist the local communities with upcoming change as closure of the Buckhorn Mine approaches, Kinross-Kettle River – Buckhorn is hosting a free series of trainings and workshops designed specifically for Ferry and Okanogan county residents and businesses starting Wednesday, Nov. 5 in Republic.
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.
Cameron John Taylor, 20, Omak, pleaded guilty Oct. 21 to violation of a no-contact order (DV). Taylor was sentenced to 29 months (2.5 years) in prison and fined $1,210.50 for the Aug. 16 crimes. The court dismissed Oct. 21 a separate charge against Taylor: violation of a no-contact order (DV). The charge was dismissed with prejudice.
I would like to contact the man who was about to dump the good part merino wool at the landfill….That was too good a wool to dump. We have an upcoming outlet for the small farm sheep grower to get a reimbursement out of their good wool
The events of last Friday, the school shooting in Marysville, just add to the confusion regarding what’s happening in our country. Why did this young boy have access to a legal firearm and what sent him over the edge? It’s just conjecture on my part, but passing a measure like I-594, closing the “Gun Show Loophole” in this state, probably wouldn’t have made a difference. That’s not to say that the polls don’t show most gun owners in the state favor the measure, it just wouldn’t have kept the gun out of the kid’s hand.
Shirley Mae (Jones) Thompson, loving Mom and Grandma, after a long struggle with illness following a broken back, went home to the Lord on October 18, 2014, peacefully at her home on Elmway, where she received loving care from Rick and his wife Linda for her last few years.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.