The Washington State Conservation Commission and the Office of Farmland Preservation invite you to join us for an important strategic discussion on the future of farmland preservation in our state. The meeting will be in Okanogan on October 3 from 9am – 12pm at the City of Okanogan Council Chambers located at 120 3rd Ave N in Okanogan. [...]
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Ralph Delvin Fitzthum, age 81 of Oroville, died on Saturday, September 21, 2013 at Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee. He was born on December 22, 1931 in Tonasket to parents Alvin and Frieda Fitzthum.
John Cheves Haskell, Sr. age 87, died peacefully at his home in Mill Creek, Washington, on September 9, 2013. John was born on December 4, 1925, in Wenatchee, Washington, where he graduated from high school.
Marian Ethel Dahlin of Oroville passed away on July 6, 2013 at Sacred Heart Hospital in Spokane, Washington. She was born in 1935 in Bothell, Washington. Marian was married to Casimar Dahlin in 1962. She is survived by her four children, Judy Carroll, Kathy Dahlin, Eugene Dahlin and Michael Dahlin, all of Oroville and five [...]
“Could you live on $29 a week …?” OKANOGAN COUNTY – Okanogan County Community Action Council is challenging the entire county to live on a SNAP( formerly known as food stamp ) budget for one week! Could you live on $29 a week per person? “It’s pretty obvious that hunger is a growing problem when [...]
YAKIMA – Washington Department of Ecology and Okanogan County Department of Emergency Management are sampling the Similkameen River near Nighthawk as a precaution following a coal slurry spill upstream in Canada.
Memorial Service planned for Saturday, Sept. 7
Thelma Edna Farmer went home to be with her Lord and Savior on June 14, 2012. Thelma was born on Feb. 16, 1926 in McCoy, Va., to Ellie Mae and Lee Smith.
James E. Shove, age 82, passed peacefully in his home with family at his side on August 20, 2013. Jim was born on February 5, 1931 to Ira H. and Dorothy A. (Leese) Shove in Rathdrum, Idaho.
Lois Elaine Torres, 66 peacefully passed away in her sleep June 17, 2013, at her Longview home. She was born to Irving F. Bayley and Ruth Kimber July 5, 1946 in Spokane. Lois was an active member of New Life Fellowship and served as a Sunday school teacher for more than 20 years. She also [...]
Bruce Russell Cool, age 72, passed away peacefully Sunday morning August 25, 2013 with his wife Joan and his favorite dog Gracie, at his side. He was born August 27, 1940 in Seattle, Wash., the son of Withers and Helen Cool.