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Loretta Agnes Hurley

Loretta Agnes (St. Thomas) Hurley, 84, born February 12, 1933, passed away peacefully on Sunday May 14, 2017. She was predeceased by her husband Tom of 62 years in 2016.

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Lillian Margaret Stansbury

Lillian Margaret Stansbury was born December 18, 1927 at Tonasket, Washington to Hjalmer and Gertrude Figenshow, the youngest of nine children.

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Urgent call to vaccinate horses now for West Nile virus protection

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) is urging horse owners to vaccinate their animals as soon as possible to protect against West Nile virus.

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Special three-day filing period

OKANOGAN – There will be a special three-day filing period for offices that no one filed for during the regular filing period or offices with vacancies. The Special Filing Period is May 23 – 25, 2017 and starts at 8 a.m on Tuesday and ends at 4:30 p.m on Thursday.

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May Day 3 on 3 Basketball Classic 2017

Results of the Oroville May Day 3 on 3 Basketball Classic are:

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Memorial: Debbie Kitterman

There will be a Memorial Celebration honoring Debbie Kitterman on May 27, 2017 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Palmer Lake

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Okanogan County PUD Commissioner Huston elected to nuclear energy facility’s board

RICHLAND, Wash. – Columbia Generating Station stakeholders, representing 92 utilities in six states, elected member utilities and individual officers to the power plant’s participants review board during their public meeting last week in Sunriver, Ore.

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Herbert ‘Herb’ N. Weaver

Herbert “Herb” N. Weaver, 86, of Oroville, Washington formerly of Leetonia, Ohio, passed away Sunday, April 30, 2017 in Scottsdale, Arizona.

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Cops, Courts & 911 Calls

Superior Court
Criminal
Brandon William Cate, 30, Omak, was found guilty (jury trial) April 12 of two counts each of second-degree burglary and third-degree theft, and one count of third-degree malicious mischief. Cate was sentenced April 19 to 50 months (4.2 years) in prison and fined $800. The crimes occurred Jan. 7.

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North Cascades Highway reopening planned for May 16

DIABLO – It seemed like the winter weather might never end after record rain and snow pounded the state and delayed the reopening of State Route 20/North Cascades Highway. Finally, warmer temperatures, warm rain and sun arrived and should allow crews to reopen the road well ahead of the Memorial Day weekend.

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