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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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Gazette-Tribune and Methow Valley News, County Newpaper of Record

OKANOGAN – The Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune and Methow Valley News have been selected as the official paper of record for Okanogan County and will publish the county’s legal advertising starting July 1, 2016.

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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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