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Tumbleweed Film Festival rolls back bigger than ever

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.

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Conservation groups sue county over ATV ordinance, again

TWISP – For the second time in a year, conservation groups have been forced to file a lawsuit challenging a decision by the Okanogan County Commissioners to open hundreds of miles to use by All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) as being in violation of state law.

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Theater production to benefit fire victims

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 [...]

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Celebration for Molson School House planned

MOLSON – The Molson School House Celebration will be held on July 26 starting at 10 a.m. in honor of the building’s 100th year. To celebrate there are activities planned at the old brick schoolhouse, which now serves as a museum, and at the Molson Grange Hall, according to the organizers.

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Ciqala Chayton Miller

Ciqala Chayton Miller blessed us on June 2, 2000. Ciqala just graduated from 8th grade. He had just started working as a commercial fisherman last season.

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Search continues for possible drowning victim

LOOMIS – Authorities were still searching for Darrel L. Williams of Oroville who they believe drowned in Palmer Lake Friday, July 11.

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Theron L. Davis

Mr. Theron L. Davis, 79, a resident of Oroville, Washington, went home to live with Jesus on June 6, 2014. He was born in Mount Vernon, Washington February 13, 1935 the only child of William R. ‘Bill’ and Madonna ‘Donnie’ M. (Schroeder) Davis.

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Mary Lee Shellum

Mary Lee Shellum, age 84, of Burnsville, Minnesota, more recently Lakeville, Minnesota, went home to be with the Lord, Wednesday, July 2, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband of almost 48 years, Luverne Stanley Shellum.

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Thomas Griffith Jones

Surrounded by family, Thomas Griffith Jones passed away from his battle with cancer on July 1, 2014 at his home on Pine Creek in Tonasket. Tom was born to Evan and Ruth Jones on May 18, 1927 on Happy Hill in Conconully.

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Edwardine Evelyn Lenke

Edwardine Evelyn Lenke, 90, of Tonasket, Washington passed away on June 25 at the hospital in Wenatchee after a brief illness brought on by pulmonary fibrosis. “Eddy,” an only child, was born on May 23, 1924 in Moscow, Idaho where her parents Eston and Daisy Willis owned a grocery store.

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