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UPDATE: School levies still winning approval

OKANOGAN COUNTY – Local school levies from Oroville to Pateros were carrying the day as of the most recent ballot count for the Tuesday, Feb. 13 general election. The second ballot count, which took place Friday, Feb. 16, showed little change in the numbers over Tuesday night’s count.

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Two Oroville High School juniors seek 2018 Oroville May Festival Queen’s crown

OROVILLE – Two young ladies are seeking to be selected as this year’s Oroville May Festival Queen and Princess. They are Madison Whiteaker and Jennifer Cisneros, both juniors at Oroville High School. The girls will represent Oroville during May Festival, as well as community events throughout the region.

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Cops, Courts & 911 Calls

911 Calls & Jail Bookings
Monday, Feb. 12, 2018
Warrant arrest on Armory Access Rd. near Okanogan.

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Public input sought on 2018 Homeless Housing Plan draft

The public is invited to provide input on the 2018 Homeless Housing Plan draft being prepared by the Housing Coalition for Okanogan County.

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George C. Blackmore

George C. Blackmore, age 78 of Oroville, died on Friday, February 09, 2018 at North Valley Hospital in Tonasket. He was born February 21, 1939 in Silverton, Colorado to parents Barney and Lucille Blackmore.

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Gene Lewis Gates

Gene Lewis Gates passed away February 4, 2018 in Omak, Washington at the age of 82. He was born on March 29, 1935 in Omak to parents Loy and Ruby Gates.

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Louis R. Downs

Louis R. Downs, 84, of Oroville, Washington, died on February 5, 2018. Louis “Bob” was born in Quincy, Illinois on June 2, 1933 to Byron Edward and Stella Rose Downs.

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Cops, Courts & 911 Calls

District Court
Anissa Kafka, 26, Omak, guilty on two counts of fourth-degree assault. Kakfa was sentenced to 364 days in jail with 363 days suspended, and fined $613.

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All local school levies passing in first ballot count

Next count scheduled for Friday, Feb. 16 OKANOGAN COUNTY – Local school levies from Oroville to Pateros were carrying the day in the first ballot count of the Tuesday, Feb. 13 general election. In Okanogan County, the Oroville School District’s request for a two-year Maintenance and Operations Levy of $1,497,371 to be collected in 2019 [...]

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New site tracks County Commissioners’ actions

Citizens involved with Okanogan County Watch group post notes on Board of County Commissioners’ actions on website

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Cops, Courts & 911 Calls

Superior Court
Ryan Alan Cude, 38, Tonasket, pleaded guilty Jan. 5 to third-degree malicious mischief. Cude was sentenced to 30 days in jail and fined $700 for the Dec. 7, 2017 crime.

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