NORTH COUNTY – The answer to whether the national economic crisis has slowed business in Oroville and Tonasket depends mainly on who you talk to.
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TONASKET – After rescuing animals for 20 years for no fee, Wendy Steever is closing Howling Ridge Rescue and starting a new rescue business.
TONASKET – In June of next year, 22 Tonasket eight and ninth graders are traveling across the country to visit Washington D.C.
Miss Tonasket Rodeo Queen 2009 Kelsey Gallas helped lead children to Santa during Winter Fest on Friday, Dec. 5 so that they could tell him what they want for Christmas.Photo by Emily Hanson
TONASKET – At the Tonasket girl’s volleyball banquet on Nov. 14, several players were given awards they had earned throughout the season.
OROVILLE – Carlos Herrera was name to the NCW2B First Team on both the offensive and defensive line as voted on by the football coaches in the league at a recent meeting.
OROVILLE – On Dec. 13, children from Tonasket and Oroville will spend the day with local officers during the Shop With a Cop program.
TONASKET – The Tonasket School District board meeting on Monday, Nov. 24 began on a very positive note with a letter of congratulations to the school for their receiving the Academic Improvement Award.
TONASKET – The 2009 budget items were approved at the Tonasket City Council meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 25.
TONASKET – The Caribou Trail League announced those players in football, volleyball, soccer and cross country that have made the All League Team.
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