OROVILLE – Edna Leslie has packed up her scissors and shears and moved to a new location off Central Ave. in Oroville.
OROVILLE – Care Net Pregnancy Center, which opened its doors in Okanogan in 1995, now has a center in Oroville open Mondays from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
CHESAW – Fiona, a new arts and crafts gallery in Chesaw, is holding an open house June 7 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and June 8 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fiona specializes in the works of highlands artists and craftspeople.
OROVILLE – There’s a new option coming to town for prospective homebuilders.
Jackson Fry, a contractor from Shelton, Wash., with more than 30 years of experience, will be building and remodeling in the Oroville area.
TONASKET – People looking to add flowers and landscaping to their homes have a new option
Cut ‘n’ Edge, located in Tonasket, provides a complete line of service for yard care, according to a business description submitted by owners LynAlan and Susan Koehn.
OROVILLE – Veranda Beach Resort began planting the first vines for their vineyard last Monday afternoon and plans on one day having grapes and cottages side by side.
“We expect that by the time we are all done we will have 150 to 200 acres in the long run. This is just the first of our vineyard,” said resort developer Jim Hammond.
OROVILLE – There’s a new realtor in town.
Brandi Collier recently joined Oroville Realty. She currently lives in the Tonasket area.
LOOMIS – The old Rainbow Resort Campground on Spectacle Lake has been purchased and reopened as the Sonora Point Resort.
The new owners are Trevor and Caroline Johnson, Lorenzo Arcari and Curt and Sue Daltroy. They all live in the Greater Vancouver Area of B.C. They will be opening for this camping season April 1 and will be open seven days a week though Sept. 30.
OROVILLE – Jeff Bunnell will be opening Oroville Landscape Supply in May and will be supplying a wide-variety of materials for the do-it-yourself homeowner.
Bunnell, a retired firefighter from the Seattle area, already owns a mini-storage located at 140 Chesaw Road northeast of Oroville. Near this location he will have a supply of mulch, topsoil and decorative rock and gravel.
TONASKET – Just because the heavy wood is gone doesn’t mean the place is closed.
Patty Baker’s nursery at Baker’s Acres is still open, even though her husband Rick has retired from the lumber and building supply side of things.
Poll of the Week
Should the Oroville School Board have renewed OHS Social Studies Teacher Ryan Frazier's Contract
- Yes, he has made a change in students' lives and got them excited about school (46%, 64 Votes)
- Yes, the board should have gone with Principal Kristin Sarmiento's evaluation and recommendation (25%, 35 Votes)
- I don't have enough information to say one way or another (16%, 22 Votes)
- Yes, with the understanding he address Supt. Steve Quick's concerns (14%, 19 Votes)
- No, the issue went through the superintendent and board and should be dropped there (9%, 13 Votes)
- No, we elect local school boards to make these sorts of decisions for us (8%, 11 Votes)
- No, Supt. Steve Quick recommended the first-year probationary teacher's contract not be renewed (5%, 7 Votes)
Total Voters: 140