OROVILLE – Washington’s most unique film festival takes place right in Oroville, Wash. The 5th annual Tumbleweed Film Festival (TwFF) is back in town with its biggest fest ever, covering four nights of different short films from this Wednesday, July 30 through Saturday, Aug. 2. Over the four nights, which take place at four different venues around Oroville, over 40 American and international short films will be presented.
Arts and Entertainment
OROVILLE – Dramatic Escape presents a readers theatre Production of “The Heidi Chronicles” by Wendy Wasserstein. Performances will be held at Esther Bricques Winery and Vineyard on July 25, 26, and 27 at 7:00pm with Hors d’ oeuvres served at 6:30. Tickets are $20 and include a glass of wine Hors d’ oeuvres, dessert and a [...]
TONASKET – Big rigs, smoker tractors, a few semis, local talent and, of course, KXLY television’s Mark Peterson will be returning to Tonasket July 18-19 for the fourth annual Truck and Tractor Pulls.
In conjunction with the current “The Salmon People: Stories Tell the Past” exhibit, Borderlands Historical Society is excited to present an evening with Rose Alexis at the Depot Museum, July 15, beginning at 7 p.m.
TONASKET – The fifth annual Conscious Culture Festival, which blends music, art and education, will take place in the highlands above Tonasket June 20 through 22.
Photos by Gary DeVon
OROVILLE – In celebration of Armed Services Day and and in conjunction with the Run for the Border charity motorcycle ride on Saturday, May 17, the Oroville Chamber of Commerce is presenting the Rally at the Border Blues Fest at Oroville’s Deep Bay Park.
Tonasket’s favorite Flamenco duo performed at the Community Cultural Center in April.
Missoula Children’s Theatre presented Beauty Lou and the Country Beast, an original country western adaptation of the classic fairy tale Beauty and the Beast on Saturday, March 1 at the THS Commons.
OROVILLE – A new group is planning on holding a blues festival in conjunction with the annual Run for the Border charity motorcycle ride and asked the city council for exclusive use of Deep Bay Park over Armed Forces Day weekend.
Poll of the Week
Should the Oroville School Board have renewed OHS Social Studies Teacher Ryan Frazier's Contract
- Yes, he has made a change in students' lives and got them excited about school (46%, 64 Votes)
- Yes, the board should have gone with Principal Kristin Sarmiento's evaluation and recommendation (25%, 35 Votes)
- I don't have enough information to say one way or another (16%, 22 Votes)
- Yes, with the understanding he address Supt. Steve Quick's concerns (14%, 19 Votes)
- No, the issue went through the superintendent and board and should be dropped there (9%, 13 Votes)
- No, we elect local school boards to make these sorts of decisions for us (8%, 11 Votes)
- No, Supt. Steve Quick recommended the first-year probationary teacher's contract not be renewed (5%, 7 Votes)
Total Voters: 140