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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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On the Avenue coffee shop opens in Okanogan

OKANOGAN – Douglas and Janet Burts and Kodi Erickson-Greene opened a coffee house called “On the Avenue” on Feb. 8 in Okanogan. On the Avenue offers coffee, espressos, smoothies, Italian sodas, hand baked muffins, sandwiches, soup, hot dogs and an assortment of coffee accompaniments.

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Niessner named general manager of Omak Wood Products

OMAK -New Wood Resources announced that David Niessner has joined the company as general manager of Omak Wood Products in Omak.

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AJ’s Barber Shop opens in Oroville

Special prices on haircuts all January OROVILLE – Andrea Cockle has opened AJ’s Barber Shop at 1202A Main Street, next to Frontier Foods in Oroville and is celebrating her Grand Opening all this month with special deals on haircuts. “I opened the barber shop on Dec. 17 on a ‘hit and miss’ schedule, but beginning Jan. [...]

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Charter brings HD channels, high-speed internet to Oroville

Charter customers in Oroville will soon enjoy access to more than 165 high definition (HD) channels, high-speed Internet and phone service as part of an all-digital upgrade, according to the cable company.

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Sterling Bank to merge with Umpqua Holdings

PORTLAND, Ore. & SPOKANE, Wash.- Umpqua Holdings Corporation and Sterling Financial Corporation have entered into a definitive agreement in which Sterling will merge with and into Umpqua. The transaction will have a total value of approximately $2.0 billion.

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Country Crazy Cowgirl Bling moves into Tonasket’s II Sisters

TONASKET – A successful run at area bazaars and rodeos over the spring and summer inspired Karla Stucker to set up shop with her new business, Country Crazy Cowgirl Bling, which she started up last February. The business now occupies a portion of II Sisters Video Store in Tonasket at 415 S. Whitcomb Ave. Stucker [...]

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Oroville Shipping Company, for all your shipping needs

OROVILLE – Oroville Shipping Company is the newest business set up to meet the public’s shipping needs. The business is located at 33436B Hwy. 97 north of Oroville next door to the Blossom and Briar Floral and Gift Shop. Owner Tim Whiteaker said Oroville Shipping’s location between Oroville and the border makes it more convenient [...]

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