PRINCETON, B.C. – Fortis Inc. will not move forward with their proposed Similkameen River water management and hydroelectric project at this time, according to an announcement made by the company on Sept. 4. Fortis said it made the decision based on the results of its most recent project feasibility studies.
Photos from the North Siwash Creek Fire near Tonasket, and the aftermath of the firestorm ...
Jet skis filled the water at Deep Bay Park on Saturday, June 28, for the ...
The Tonasket Community Theater performed Shakespeare with a twist in June: Shakespeare’s “The Taming of ...
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 [...]
TONASKET – Depending on conditions, Fuels Specialists on the Tonasket Ranger District could begin their fall prescribed burning program as early as next week; with underburns planned northwest of Conconully as well as east and southeast of Tonasket.
OROVILLE – The Oroville Chamber of Commerce’s first meeting of the fall on Thursday, Sept. 18 will feature a presentation by researchers from the Pacific Northwest National Labs. The PNNL has for several years been conducting research on Hot Lake, a very small pond less than 2 miles NE of Oroville that does not freeze over in the winter.
TONASKET – The devastating wildfires that scorched much of the southern half of Okanogan County this summer highlighted the need for managing emergencies that are larger than what local resources can handle.
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 [...]
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 a.m. to 2 p.m.
TONASKET – Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest Supervisor Michael Balboni announced the selection of Matthew Reidy as the new Tonasket District Ranger.
OROVILLE – An Oroville man died of injuries suffered when a tree being cut by a fellow woodcutter fell on him Friday, Sept. 12.
“At around 2:50 p.m. Okanogan County Sheriff Deputy Josh Petker and emergency personnel responded to 506 Forest Service 3525 Road in reference to a subject had a tree fall on him,” said Sheriff Frank Rogers.
Marjorie Jackson – Our beautiful mother, grandmother, wife, sister and aunt went home peacefully to be with her Savior on September 9, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. Marjorie was born on April 18, 1937 in Vancouver B.C. , the youngest of four children to William and Dorothy McKibbin.