OROVILLE – Okanogan County has received a federal grant $106,000 grant for the development of the trailhead at Oroville for the Similkameen Connector Trail.
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OKANOGAN – The first Coalition for Property Rights meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 3 was successful, with 850 people from Okanogan County in attendance in the Fairgrounds Agriplex.
TONASKET – With no more votes to count, it appears former Tonasket Councilman Patrick Plumb will now step into the mayor’s position.
According to Monday’s unofficial vote count, Plumb received 190 votes, or 56 percent of the votes cast in the Tuesday, Nov. 3 general election. His opponent, Joyce Fancher, a sitting councilwoman, received 150, or 43.73 percent of the vote.
WENATCHEE – After running strong and finishing the district meet in second place, Tonasket’s Damon Halvorsen will be running at the state cross country meet in Pasco on Sun Willows golf course on Saturday, Nov. 7 at noon.
TONASKET – The Tigers weren’t fast enough to stop a balanced Omak football team during their home game on Thursday, Oct. 29 and they lost 48-7.
TONASKET – Construction on the new hospital addition is coming along, as was reported during the North Valley Hospital board’s meeting on Thursday, Oct. 29.
TONASKET – The city council is still considering placing a four-way stop at the intersection of Fourth and Whitcomb after a Department of Transportation representative attended their meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 27.
TONASKET – The Tonasket School District Board of Directors announced they will run a levy on April 27, 2010 during their board meeting on Monday, Oct. 26.
A gathering in celebration of the life of Chris MacFarland will be held on Saturday, Nov. 7 at 2 p.m. at the Tonasket Senior Center.
NORTH COUNTY – In addition to a $7 million hospital bond issue, voters are being asked to decide who will be Tonasket’s next mayor and who will sit in an Oroville School Director’s position after the incumbent was forced to drop out of the race.
The ballots for the upcoming general election are due on Tuesday, Nov. 3.