<html>  <head>  </head>  <body>    <div align="right"><i>Photo by Charlene Helm</i>    </div>    <p>    </p>    <p>    The Shady Creek Gardens and Ponds shop recently relocated to an Omak location. They carry a variety of pond a

Shady Creek Gardens and Ponds now open in Omak

OMAK – A long-time Okanogan shop has a new home off Omak Road in Omak.

Shady Creek Gardens and Ponds recently moved to 388 Omak Road, about a half mile east of the Wal-Mart in Omak.

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<p align="right"><i> Photo by Gary DeVon </i></p><p>Colleen Brown (left) stands next to the new temporary location of the Washington State Liquor Store. Next door is Steve Smith and his Grange Insurance Agency. Both businesses had to move after the buildi

Temporary Oroville Contract Liquor Store now 0pen

OLYMPIA – Oroville Contract Liquor Store No. 565 is now open at a temporary location at 2311 Main St. (north of NAPA) in Oroville. A permanent location is expected to open by January 2009.

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New source of driveway rock in the Highlands

Advanced Forest Management, owned by Jim and Jean Vernon, has started a new branch of business. They have opened a small rock quarry just south of Chesaw.

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<p align="right"><i> Photo by Gary DeVon</i></p><p>Gary Dobbins, Oroville Branch Manager of Baines Title and Escrow</p>

Dobbins heads up Baines Title and Escrow team in Oroville

OROVILLE – Gary Dobbins is the new branch manager at the Oroville branch of Baines Title and Escrow.

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Photo by Amy Veneziano	Fitness instructor Melody Williams is armed and ready to work – out, that is – with a Swiss ball near her temporary Tonasket home.

New fitness instructor brings more bounce options to Tonasket

TONASKET – There’s a new fitness option in town if sweating it out on the treadmill just isn’t your style.

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Photo by Amy Veneziano	Stephanie Bradley stands behind a new trophy case installed recently at II Sisters Video Store. The Bradley’s bought the store and added the trophy and sign-making business in April.

II Sisters in Tonasket under new ownership

TONASKET – A long-time Tonasket store is under new ownership.

Jerry and Stephanie Bradley bought the II Sisters Video Store on Whitcomb Avenue on April 16. They have since sold their house in Enumclaw and moved east.

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<p align="right"><i> Photo by Charlene Helm</i></p><p>Tyler Caulkin of Odyssey Recycle in Omak says the company will pay cash for many non-ferrous materials, including brass, copper and aluminum.</p>

Odyssey Recycle recycles stuff normally thrown away

OMAK – Odyssey Recycle wants the chance to turn what you might think is junk into cash.

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Barber Edna Leslie

His and Her Haircuts has new Central location

OROVILLE – Edna Leslie has packed up her scissors and shears and moved to a new location off Central Ave. in Oroville.

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Care Net Center now open 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.

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New highlands arts and crafts gallery in Chesaw

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.

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