Business

Damskov Auto in Omak under new management

OMAK – There are some great new changes coming to the local Omak Ford Dealership, one being Damskov Auto is under new management.

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Country Store to open at Prince’s Center

OROVILLE — After months of rumors, representatives of both Prince’s Center and the Country Store verify that the Country Store will be the center’s newest tenant, taking over the space that once held Prince’s and Hughes’ Department Stores.

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Oroville accepts $339K EDA Public Works grant for road improvements

OROVILLE – The Oroville City Council voted to approve acceptance of an $839,784 Public Works Grant from the federal Economic Development Administration (EDA) to improve road infrastructure near the Cascade & Columbia Railroad’s railhead.

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Green Okanogan presents at Oroville Chamber

OROVILLE – Kyle Siekmann from Green Okanogan pled his case for recycling at last Thursday’s Oroville Chamber of Commerce meeting.

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Help with employment needs

OROVILLE – Okanogan County Economic Alliance and Washington State Worksource will be in Oroville on Thursday, Oct 6 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. to meet with jobseekers, employers, and those interested in small business assistance.

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The Pastime Bar & Grill will be transforming into a 21-and-over establishment starting this week. There will be new hours and other big changes are in store, like turning the restraunt half into a lounge, with an emphasis on sporting events, like the Seahawks games which will show on a new 110" television. Gary DeVon/staff photo

Pastime Bar & Grill making big changes

OROVILLE – Tim and Dianna Naillon, the owners of the Pastime Bar and Grill, today announced several big changes are in store for the establishment.

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Kinross denies responsibility for Buckhorn Mine water pollution

CHESAW – On Aug.18, 2016 Kinross Gold Corporation/Crown Resources Corporation (Crown/Kinross) appealed the Administrative Order (AO) issued by the Washington State Department of Ecology (Ecology), which requires an action plan by Oct. 31, 2016 that outlines how Crown/Kinross will capture and treat contaminants emanating from the Buckhorn Mine.

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Worksource to offer job services locally

TONASKET – People looking for work will be able to access WorkSource services at the Tonasket Visitor and Business Resource Center the second Tuesday of every month, beginning September 13.

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Emotions run high at NO Paws Animal Shelter hearing

OKANOGAN – It was standing room only in the Okanogan County Commissioners’ board room last Thursday as proponents and opponents met to give testimony on whether an Oroville area animal shelter should be granted a Conditional Use Permit (CUP).

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Oroville annexation hearing draws some complaints

OROVILLE – Oroville held a public hearing on the proposed annexation of more of the Oroville Reman and Reload company into the city at the council’s Tuesday, June 7 meeting.

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