Business

Nursery still open at Baker’s Acres

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.

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<p align="right"><i> Photo by Gary DeVon</i></p><p>Chiropractor Dr. Jeff Landon has sold his business, Oroville Chiropractic, to Dr. Cynthia Ground D.C., who will open her doors to patients beginning today.</p>

Oroville Chiropractic changing hands

OROVILLE – While Dr. Cynthia Ground, D.C. begins her practice at Oroville Chiropractic, the former owner, Dr. Jeffrey Landon, embarks on a much different path, going into the business of wheat farming in Waterville.

Landon, who has been a chiropractor in Oroville since July 1995, has sold his clinic to Ground and will move to Waterville to begin growing wheat on his own farm. His wife Kim and daughters Alex and Zoey will follow when school lets out.”

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<div align="right"><i> Photo by Charlene Helm</i></div><p></p><p>Gloobal Agent Dawn McLure</p>

McLure wants to help you secure financing

OROVILLE – Dawn McLure wants to help people to get financing for their dreams – whether it is for the purchase of a home, land or commercial property.

McLure is an agent for Global Realty Marketing/Global Equity Lending and she offers assistance in real estate mortgage applications. She works with brokers located in Tacoma and says she is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week through her cell phone (509) 560-3306. She offers assistance with obtaining all types of loans, including FHA, VA and Reverse Mortgages.

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Touch of Grace Massage opens in Tonasket

TONASKET – Tired muscles and sore bodies have a new ally in Tonasket.

Laura Loney started Touch of Grace massage at the Evolution Health and Fitness Club in early March. Loney is a licensed massage therapist.

“I joined Evolution because they were just starting up, like I was,” Loney said. “I also wanted to align myself with the concept of health and fitness.”

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<p align="right"><i> Photo by Amy Veneziano</i></p><p>The sign for Just Us Girls, on the south side of the Subway building on the corner of Fourth Street and Whitcomb, signals shoppers from Highway 97.</p>

Just Us Girls a more feminine antique alternative

TONASKET – There’s a new option in town for style mavens.

Just Us Girls, an antique boutique at 6 West 5th Street in Tonasket, on the south side of the Subway building, opened March 1 with success, said one of the three owners.

The store, in fact, is owned by three generations of women: Diane Allstot, her daughter Debbie Graham and Debbie’s daughter Madeleine.

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Mountain Homes named top Redman and Moduline retailer in Washington

COLVILLE – Champion Home Builders of Weiser, Idaho, builders of Redman and Moduline homes, announced that Mountain Homes, with sales centers in Colville and Okanogan was “by far, our number one Washington retailer” for the second consecutive year.

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Silpada Designs, started in 1997 has now grown to more than 16,000 independent representatives across the country. Alice Simon has become an active Silpada Designs independent representative in the Tonasket, Oroville, Omak and Okanogan area.

Alice Simon starts sterling silver jewelry business

TONASKET – In a unique blend of fashion and sales, Alice Simon has started her own sterling silver jewelry business in Tonasket as an independent Silpada Designs Representative.

Silpada Designs is a direct sales company, offering an exclusive collection of handcrafted .925 sterling silver jewelry and only the finest semi-precious and composite stones, said Simon. As an independent Silpada Designs Representative, Simon offers three services: beautiful jewelry to purchase, free products for party hostesses and business opportunities for those wishing to start their own business.

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Eric Griffin

Eric Griffin joins Oroville Realty team

OROVILLE – Newly licensed real estate agent Eric Griffin officially joined the Oroville Realty team Thursday, Jan. 2 – about 24 hours after passing his licensing exam in Spokane.

He brings to the already well-rounded office team years of experience in apartment management and a strong interest in developing commercial and multi-family properties in the greater Okanogan area.

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