Desert Breeze condominiums, now Senora Shores, have been a hive of activity since new owners took possession recently. The first 12 units, in construction for more than two years, will be completed in December. The footprint for the next four buildings, a

Current owners breath new life into Oroville condo project

OROVILLE – Languishing for over two years, the Desert Breeze condominiums in downtown Oroville not only have new owners, but a new name and attitude.

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Leonard Hedlund and his wife Donna, in their home in Tonasket. Hedlund, who owned Hedlund Chevrolet for almost 36 years, recently retired and sold his dealership to Tony Booth.

The greatest move of his life

TONASKET – In September of 1973, Leonard Hedlund made the best move of his life.

That was when he bought what was to become Hedlund Chevrolet, from Bynum and Gene Robins of Oroville.

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A sign on the front of Hedlund Chevrolet which changed ownership on Friday, May 1. Tony Booth now owns OK Chevrolet in Tonasket. Photos by Emily Hanson

Hedlund Chevrolet now OK Chevrolet

TONASKET – The sale of Hedlund Chevrolet to Tony Booth became official on Friday, May 1. The business is now OK Chevrolet.

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<p align="right"><em>Photo by Gary DeVon </em></p><p>Jennifer Finsen (left) and her sister Carrie Buckmiller near the sign for the new River’s Edge Embroidery store. Finsen, who used to work at Ethyls on Main Street in Oroville, is opening the busi

River’s Edge Embroidery and Heat Transfers open for business

OROVILLE – They’re waiting for their shop to be finished, but River’s Edge Embroidery and Heat Transfers can still fill your orders for custom designed shirts, hats, jackets and much more.

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‘Convenience with a healthy attitude’

AENEAS VALLEY – “Convenience with a healthy attitude” is the new motto for the Aeneas Valley store which reopened on Sept. 10.

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New management at Tonasket Natural Foods Co-Op

TONASKET-The Tonasket Natural Foods Co-op has changed management recently.

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<div align="right"><em>Submitted photo</em></div><p></p><p>    Belly dance instructor Christy Cuellar-Wentz performs a solo routine in this picture taken recently by her husband. Cuellar-Wentz currently offers dance classes at the Community Cultural Cente

Belly Dance gaining popularity in Okanogan County

OROVILLE – Fitness is about more than sweating on a treadmill, and dance about more than flashy costumes.

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Frontier Foods in Oroville offering service, service, service

OROVILLE – Pat and Jody Davisson have purchased Beeman’s North Grocery in Oroville and will be operating it under its new name Frontier Foods.

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<html>  <head>  </head>  <body>    <p align="right"><i>Photo by Amy Veneziano</i>    </p>    <p>    From left are Jay, Kelli and sons Abe and Spencer in the new Wild Rose Flower Shop in Tonasket. The shop sells flower and arrang

Wild Rose Flower Shop brings custom floral arrangements to Tonasket

TONASKET – Sending flowers just got a little bit easier for Tonasket residents.

The Wild Rose opened on Whitcomb Street in mid-July after several months of work in the former hair styling shop. It is Tonasket’s first custom flower shop.

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<html>  <head>  </head>  <body>    <div align="right"><i>Photo by Amy Veneziano</i>    </div>    <p>    </p>    <p>    Priya Shellenbarger sits beside the reiki table in her Oroville home.    </p>  </body></html>

Healing arts practitioner opens doors in Oroville

TONASKET – A new business in Oroville is offering help to North County residents in restoring relaxation and balance to their lives.

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