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.
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.”
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.