Business

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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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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