OROVILLE – The state Department of Fish and Wildlife are seeking a cougar that has killed several small pets between Highway 97 and Lake Osoyoos north of Oroville and a warning has been issued to parents with children in the Oroville Schools.
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 ...
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.
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 [...]
Central Washington 2B League Scores / Schedules / Standings Tonasket 41, Liberty Bell 6 Oroville 41, Manson 28 Brewster 83, Kittitas 34 (NL) - corrected Okanogan 54, Bridgeport 3 Soap Lake 26, Lake Roosevelt 12 Warden 20, Wahluke 14 (NL) Goldendale 20, White Swan 8 Tri Cities Prep 21, Mabton 18 (NL)
TONASKET – The Tonasket School Board voted Monday, Sept. 8, to accept Superintendent Paul Turner’s recommendation to hire Design West Architects to guide the district through the facilities expansion construction project that still has yet to be funded.
Central Washington 2B League Standings, Scores, Schedules Girls Soccer Tonasket 5, Liberty Bell 3 Brewster 7, Oroville 0 Okanogan 6, Entiat 0 Bridgeport vs. Manson, ppd. Volleyball Liberty Bell 3, Oroville 1 Brewster 3, Tonasket 0 Okanogan 3, Manson 0 Bridgeport 3, Lake Roosevelt 0
While this is a particularly newsy issue, sometimes we just run out of time/space to put in all the items we’d like to. When 5 p.m. rolled around I still didn’t have all the new staff at Oroville School, their photos and bios, worked into a nice school page. That’s going to have to wait until next week and unless some quit in the meantime I think the introductions will prove to still be valid for the vast majority of our readers.
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.