Business

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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Gebbers Farms and Chelan Fruit step in to help Gold Digger growers, workers

OROVILLE – While Gold Digger Apples was basically shut down due to a $18.6 million bank loan being called and the company filing for bankruptcy, workers and growers were pleased to get back to work just in time for cherry harvest after others in the industry stepped in to lend a hand.

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Gold Digger Apples files for bankruptcy

OROVILLE – One of Oroville’s largest employers, Gold Digger Apples Inc., filed for bankruptcy protection in federal district court in Spokane last Thursday, May 27, while U.S. Bank seeks more than $18 million loan repayment.

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Commissioners keep moratorium in place, voters speak out

OKANOGAN – Okanogan County Commissioners Sheila Kennedy and Jim Detro voted Tuesday, May 3, to leave a temporary marijuana moratorium in place prohibiting new marijuana businesses.

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Nathan McAllister joins G-T newspaper sales staff

OROVILLE – Nathan McAllister will be doing advertising sales for the Gazette-Tribune newspaper starting with the next issue.

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Charlene Helm retires as G-T Advertising Sales Representative

OROVILLE – While she did much more than advertising sales for the Gazette-Tribune, Charlene Helm will be entering a new chapter in her life, leaving advertising behind and working with her husband Greg working on houses and managing property.

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OK Chevrolet fulfills lifelong dream for new owner

TONASKET – OK Chevrolet has been purchased by Lance Knopp of Oregon. Knopp spent the past two years running a large Chevrolet Dealership in San Antonio before moving to the area in March with his wife Kortney.

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Questions answered about medical marijuana policies

TONASKET – A public meeting held at the Community Cultural Center Wednesday, April 13, featured John Novak and Kirk Ludden, authors of Initiative 1419, answering questions from the public for over two hours.

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The closing banner across  the bottom of the Prince’s Center reader board on both sides had read Hughes’ Department Store Closing, 30% off at the end of 2015. The store however did not close until the day after the announcement was made to employees on Tuesday, March 22, 2019.

Hughes Department Store closing for good

OROVILLE – After nearly closing at the end of 2015, then trying to “right the ship” for the past few months, Hughes’ Department Store closed it’s doors for good Wednesday, March 23.

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Rocky DeVon named ‘Realtor of the Quarter’

OROVILLE – Local realtor Rocky DeVon, was named ‘Realtor of the Quarter” for the third quarter of 2015 by the North Central Washington Association of Realtors.

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