Business

Kinross offering free Business Development classes

REPUBLIC – As part of a program to assist the local communities with upcoming change as closure of the Buckhorn Mine approaches, Kinross-Kettle River – Buckhorn is hosting a free series of trainings and workshops designed specifically for Ferry and Okanogan county residents and businesses starting Wednesday, Nov. 5 in Republic.

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Kinross Forum and Workshop Wednesday, Oct. 29

OROVILLE – On Wednesday, Oct. 29 at 6:30 p.m. there will be an Open Forum and Workshop at the Oroville High School Commons discussing the closure of the Buckhorn Gold Mine in 2015.

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Thompson teaching kick boxing to those wanting to get fit

OROVILLE – Nathan Thompson, a professional kick boxer and MMA fighter, is putting his knowledge to use training those who want to get in shape at the Oroville Fitness Center, located at at 811 Appleway St.

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Pastime Bar & Grill closes while reinventing itself

OROVILLE – The Deep Water Blues Band played the last note for the Pastime Bar & Grill last Thursday as the business closed for a month promising to reopen in October under a new name and vision.

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Omak Audiology Center opens for you hearing needs

OMAK – A new business, Omak Audiology Center, has opened at 506 Riverside Drive in Omak to serve your hearing needs

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Global Gifts & Gallery opens in Oroville

Global Gifts & Gallery, which opened April 7, plans a Grand Opening from now until the end of May. The Grand Opening will include a sale on all their metal art, door prizes and a surprise gift for each customer.

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Brunettes Hair and Nail Salon on Main St.

OROVILLE – Cynthia Gutierrez and Rocio Olaez have opened Brunettes Hair and Nail Salon at 1406 Main Street in Oroville.
The sisters, both brunettes themselves, offer hair cuts, coloring, waxing, manicures, pedicures, gel polish and acrylic nail enhancements.

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The OK Chevrolet team includes (top, l-r) Tyler Giles-Farley, Cameron Nelson, Pablo Nava, rod Moore, Wes Heinsma, (front) Angie Gavin, Kris Duchow, Katy Tibbs, Nick Stafford, David Williams, Jim McCormick and Rich Fewkes. Not pictured is Mike McCarter.

New management takes over OK Chevy

TONASKET – Emphasizing a desire to bring more business to Tonasket as well as increasing community involvement, a new management team is hoping to bring some of the old spark to OK Chevrolet.

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NV Hospital chooses new CT scanner

TONASKET – Even in the midst of taking care of basic infrastructure needs – the oft-discussed boiler system and malfunctioning backup generator often on the forefront – North Valley Hospital District has kept its focus on another needed replacement: the hospital’s computed tomography (CT) scanner that it has been looking at upgrading for the past year.

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Fund finances Family Health Center development

CHICAGO – The Healthy Futures Fund—a first-of-its-kind collaboration to support accessible health care and affordable housing in low-income communities—has made its initial investment in a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), helping finance the construction of a new clinic in the underserved rural community of Omak.

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