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Hot and dry weather continues into July

Excessive heat will continue to periodically plague areas east of the Cascades in the coming days, as parched summer weather looks to remain persistently entrenched over the region, according to AgWeatherNet.

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Board reviews impacts of conservation and timber harvest alternatives

OLYMPIA – At their regular monthly meeting Wednesday, members of the state Board of Natural Resources dug into a staff-prepared draft financial analysis of several alternatives for managing revenue-producing western Washington state trust lands into the next decade.

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Court, Police & 911 Calls

Superior Court
Christina L. Fletcher, 47, Oroville, pleaded guilty June 20 to harassment (gross misdemeanor), POCS (methamphetamine) and solicitation to POCS (oxycodone). In a separate case, Fletcher pleaded guilty June 20 to unauthorized use of food stamps. Fletcher was sentenced to 30 days in jail and fined a total of $2,821.

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Washington Service Corps, Reading Corps need 792 service seekers now

OLYMPIA – The Washington Service Corps and the Washington Reading Corps need a total of 792 service seekers: people interested in making a difference.

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How to tell if your fireworks are legal?

The Washington State Fire Marshal advises people to ensure that they purchase legal consumer fireworks that are both safe and high quality, visit one of the many licensed fireworks stands operating during the Fourth of July fireworks sales period. By law, these stands may only sell approved and legal fireworks.

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Rep. Shelly Short  (R-Addy)

Legislature approves tax incentives to help bring jobs to 7th Legislative District

OLYMPIA – Late Friday night, June 30, the Legislature approved a new tax exemption for silicon smelter facilities.

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Youth Cheerleading in Oroville

OROVILLE – Oroville will be conducting its inaugural year of Youth Cheerleading and is looking for kids who are interested in participating.

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Cops, Courts & 911 Calls

Superior Court
The court found probable cause to charge Brandy Faith Titanich, 41, Kelowna, B.C., with POCS (ecstasy). The crime allegedly occurred June 24 at the Oroville Port of Entry.

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Ruth Alaine Adams

Ruth Alaine (Wills) (Harper) Adams, age 90 of Oroville, Washington, passed away at home on June 18, 2017. Ruth was born September 27, 1926 in Omak, Washington to Bernard Melvy Kerr Wills and Wiltrude E. (Carrel) Wills.

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Cops, Courts & 911 Calls

Superior Court

Christopher David Chapple, 36, with addresses in Omak and Oroville, pleaded guilty May 2 to two counts of third-degree child rape and one count of tampering with physical evidence. Chapple was sentenced to 48 months in prison and fined $800 for the Jan. 13 crimes.

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