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Ali Miller and Dayna Roley

May Festival Queen candidates are Dayna Roley and Ali Miller

OROVILLE – Two juniors at Oroville High School are vying for the title 2012 May Festival Queen this year – Dayna Roley and Ali Miller.

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One of the children who was sent to the hospital as a precautionary measure was transported by the Tonasket ambulance, which responded to the accident in addition to the Oroville units and their crews. photo by Gary DeVon

Crash occurred south of town on Hwy. 97 bridge

OROVILLE – A small pickup rear-ended one of the Oroville Head Start buses on the Hwy. 97 bridge south of here sending six people, including three children, to the hospital around 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 7.

Although only three people were listed as injured at the scene, the others were sent to North Valley Hospital as a precaution, according to the Washington State Patrol report filed by Sgt. M. Saunders.

The small 2006 GMC school bus was being driven southbound on Hwy. 97 when the driver, Charity R. Sutton, stopped for the railroad crossing to check for the train when the bus was hit from behind by Cassandra G. Snider who was driving southbound in a 1979 Chevrolet Luv pickup.

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Stats -n- Stuff Feb 6-13

High School JV / Varsity Sports This Week Friday, Feb. 17 WR – Oroville / Tonasket qualifiers at State Finals, Tacoma Dome – first session begins 10:00 a.m. BB (Var) – Oroville vs. Manson at 2B District 5/6 Tournament – at Eastmont High School 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18 WR – Oroville / Tonasket qualifiers [...]

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Local school levies fair well with voters

Oroville and Tonasket M&O Levies pass easily

OKANOGAN – Voters sent local school districts a Valentine’s present Tuesday, approving Maintenance and Operations Levies by well over the margins needed to pass.
In order to approve the levies they must receive at least 50 percent of the votes in favor. In Oroville’s case, the voters gave a resounding “yes” with a supermajority of 63.31 percent and in Tonasket it was 58.18 percent, according to the unofficial election day tally.

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Charles Franklin De Marre

Charles Franklin De Marre

Charles Franklin De Marre passed peacefully in his sleep at his Oroville home on Feb. 4, 2012. He was 56 years old.

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Joseph Vincent Bretz

Joseph Vincent Bretz

Joseph Vincent Bretz, age 93, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012 at North Valley Extended Care in Tonasket.

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Marty Wesson

A memorial is being held for Marty Wesson at the Oroville Eagles on Saturday, Feb. 18 at 3 p.m.

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Oroville Chamber meeting at Shop Tavern, Thursday, Feb. 9

OROVILLE – This month’s regular membership meeting of the Oroville Chamber will be today, Thursday, Feb. 9 at 1 p.m. at the Shop Tavern.

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Tonasket Pizza Company: New owner, same pizza

TONASKET – There won’t be much changing at the Tonasket Pizza Company, despite a recent change in ownership.

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Stats -n- Stuff, Jan. 30-Feb. 4

High School JV / Varsity Sports This Week Thursday, Feb. 9 BB (JV/Var) – Oroville at Liberty Bell 6:00 / 7:30 p.m. GB (Var/JV) – Oroville at Liberty Bell 6:00 / 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10 WR – Oroville qualifers at Regionals (at Kittitas) TBA Saturday, Feb. 11 WR – Tonasket qualifiers at Regionals (at [...]

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