OROVILLE – Over 300 dinners were served during a benefit dinner for Oroville Police Officer Chris Patterson, who hit a cow with his patrol car on Wednesday, June 24.
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OKANOGAN COUNTY – Ninety-eight fires were caused by lightning from Thursday, July 23 through Sunday, July 26.
OROVILLE – The City Council signed a resolution stating their intent to assume ownership and operation of the Lake Osoyoos Veterans Memorial State Park facility during their regular meeting on Tuesday, July 21.
OROVILLE – The School Board approved the extracurricular program for the 2009-2010 school year during their regular meeting on Monday, July 27.
“I have trusted in Thy loving kindness; My heart shall rejoice in Thy salvation, I will sing to the Lord, Because He has dealt bountifully with me.”
Sara Pearl Longanecker was born on July 23, 1918 to Samuel G. and Helena Bechtel Longanecker near Omak, Wash. She completed her formal education at the Tonasket Schools, graduating in June of 1936.
Anna Marie Pridgen, 66, devoted wife, mother of four, step-mother of two and grandmother of eight and the only friend I have in the world, truly my one love, passed away in her sleep after years of battling cancer on July 7, 2009. She left to be with her Lord while sleeping comfortably in her home, in her favorite chair.
OKANOGAN – DNA testing on a hair sample for the Michelle Kitterman murder case will be done within the next 60 days.
The time limit was set during a hearing in the Okanogan County Jail In-Custody Courtroom, overseen by Judge Christopher Culp.
There is a revolution going on in our country. It’s not a new struggle but it should now be clear for all to see. The question posed by this revolution is just who can best provide for the needs of our citizens – the government or private industry?
Comp. Plan moving forward,still needs improvement
Citizensfrom across Okanogan County applaud the Planning Commission’s efforts to updatethe Comprehensive Plan. The first two drafts of the document do not representall of the Citizens of Okanogan County and considerable enhancements werenecessary.&#160;
TONASKET – Local skaters in the Tonasket area said they like the new skate park, but see areas for improvement.
The park, dedicated to the memory of Jerry Allstot (1982-2002), was finished by June 30. A pillar at the park states that Allstot was a member, contributor and friend of the B3 Skate Park Project.