Business

Sterling Bank to merge with Umpqua Holdings

PORTLAND, Ore. & SPOKANE, Wash.- Umpqua Holdings Corporation and Sterling Financial Corporation have entered into a definitive agreement in which Sterling will merge with and into Umpqua. The transaction will have a total value of approximately $2.0 billion.

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Country Crazy Cowgirl Bling moves into Tonasket’s II Sisters

TONASKET – A successful run at area bazaars and rodeos over the spring and summer inspired Karla Stucker to set up shop with her new business, Country Crazy Cowgirl Bling, which she started up last February. The business now occupies a portion of II Sisters Video Store in Tonasket at 415 S. Whitcomb Ave. Stucker [...]

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Oroville Shipping Company, for all your shipping needs

OROVILLE – Oroville Shipping Company is the newest business set up to meet the public’s shipping needs. The business is located at 33436B Hwy. 97 north of Oroville next door to the Blossom and Briar Floral and Gift Shop. Owner Tim Whiteaker said Oroville Shipping’s location between Oroville and the border makes it more convenient [...]

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Georgi’s Market providing year-around fresh food

OROVILLE – At Georgi’s Market, owned by John and Rosa Snider, their goal is to provide year-around fresh local and regional foot to the community.

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Breadline Cafe opens new summer diner

OROVILLE – The Breadline Cafe has packed up its swimming suit, beach umbrella and sunscreen for the summer. Omak’s premier dining establishment is pleased to announce the opening of its second location: Breadline at the Beach at Oroville’s Veranda Beach Resort.

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Shop Tavern changes hands

OROVILLE – Bernice “Bunny” and Ike Williams are the new owners of the Shop Tavern located at 2002 Main Street in Oroville. The business will be managed by their son, Richard Williams.

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Corene Curtis cutting hair at His & Hers

Corene Curtis has rented a chair to cut hair at His & Hers Haircuts at 814 Central Ave. #2 in Oroville. Curtis, an Oroville native who moved away, says “I’m back.” She has been a cosmetologist since 1997 and came back home to cut hair.

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Whiteakers open Blossom and Briar in new location

OROVILLE – Tim and Cenah Whiteaker have purchased the Blossom and Briar floral and gift shop and moved it’s location to the former Emporium building north of Oroville.

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Leah Colbert and Heather Rodriguez

Heather Rodriguez joins Leah Cathryn Day Spa team

Day Spa Grand Opening Friday and Saturday OROVILLE – Heather Rodriguez will be doing manicures and pedicures at Leah Cathryn Day Spa in Oroville. She and her husband Victor moved here from California 20 years ago. “We have enjoyed raising our boys her where they could enjoy our beautiful nature and experience all four seasons [...]

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Jackelyn Loera

Cowgirl Connections welcomes Jackelyn Loera

OROVILLE – Justine Salazar, owner of Cowgirl Connection, is welcoming Jackelyn Loera to to her salon in Oroville. Loera, who hails from Oroville, will offer salon services by appointment. These include haircuts, coloring and waxing. “I have always had a passion for creativity and making people look and feel their best,” she said. Loera has [...]

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