OKANOGAN – Two Chesaw men accused of shooting and killing a hunter earlier this year now know when their trials begin. John W. Jennings and his son Adam S. Jennings were arraigned Monday, Dec. 2, in Okanogan County Superior Court. Judge Chris Culp scheduled both trials to begin Jan. 7, 2014. Both men pleaded not [...]
It was cold. Really cold. But there was plenty of Christmas cheer to go around ...
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OROVILLE – The City of Oroville has issued a reminder to all property owners/renters with sidewalks abutting their property in the Oroville City Limits.
According to Ordinance #570 all property owners with sidewalks abutting their property are responsible for keeping the sidewalks free of snow and ice.
Speiker defends state championship, takes third title in four years PASCO – Happy, but not quite satisfied, Sierra Speiker still has goals and aspirations to reach for, even after winning her third Class 1B/2B state title in four years. Speiker was heavily favored in the Saturday, Nov. 9, race at Pasco’s Sun Willows Golf Course [...]
Dear Editor, The Tonasket Alternative High School will be making sweeter music and more beautiful art this year, thanks to some extra funds they received. This fall the Tonasket Alternative High School proudly received two grants from the NCESD Educational Foundation Grant Program. The first Grant, received by Gale Wilkison on behalf of TAHS’s guitar [...]
Ernesto Ramirez Palomares, 44, Omak, pleaded guilty Dec. 3 to second-degree burglary and third-degree theft. Palomares was sentenced to six months in jail and fined $1,110.50 for the Oct. 13 crimes.
City needs to set more aside for patrol car OROVILLE – Even before approved, Oroville’s 2014 budget will likely increase by at least $12,000 over the $8,267,700 discussed at the previous council meeting, according to Kathy Jones, city clerk/treasurer. “One reason is we set aside $25,400 to purchase a police vehicle, but Chief (Clay) Warnstaff [...]
The Tonasket Food Bank would like to take this opportunity to thank all the churches, community organizations, and individuals who contributed to our recent “turkey drive.” Your responses were overwhelming!
So, this picture popped up on Facebook after the Tonasket Winterfest last weekend. It showed me and another white-bearded, jacketed dude with a newspaper, and someone asked if we were brothers.
YAKIMA – The state Department of Ecology has declared a Stage 1 burn ban in Okanogan, Douglas and Chelan County, meaning poor dispersion of smoke is expected to degrade air quality over the next few days. Ecology’s Stage 1 burn ban for the three counties will continue until at least Friday, when it could be [...]
Girls Basketball Tonasket 56, Lake Roosevelt 51 – OT (NL) Republic 51, Oroville 36 (NL) Brewster 65, at Chelan 26 Okanogan 66, Almira-Coulee/Hartline 21 (NL) Cascade 61, Cle Elum 37 (NL) Cashmere 56, Eastmont 40 (NL) Quincy 39, at Wahluke 28 (NL) Pateros 54, Liberty Bell 24 (NL) Waterville 39, Bridgeport 32 (NL) Entiat 68, [...]
Betty JoAnne Roberts was born January 17, 1931 in Springfield, Missouri to Edwin Wyatt and Alice O’Neal. JoAnn died on November 29 at Sacred Heart Medical Center. She had battled a long illness but is now at home with Jesus and other family and friends.
Calvin Winston Henson passed away peacefully at Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital, December 2, 2013 after a short illness. Bob was born January 28, 1925 to William and Anne Mae Henson in Commerce, Oklahoma. He was the youngest of six children
Charter customers in Oroville will soon enjoy access to more than 165 high definition (HD) channels, high-speed Internet and phone service as part of an all-digital upgrade, according to the cable company.