Business

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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Sally Rose Howerton

Hidden Talents opens in Tonasket, grand opening Saturday

TONASKET – Sally Rose Howerton feels that there is a big need to fill for local artists and hopes that her new shop, Hidden Talents at 315 S. Whitcomb in Tonasket, can satisfy that need, and then some.

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NVH to consider tax credit

TONASKET – The North Valley Hospital District Board of Commissioners in an effort to help boost hospital patient volumes, is considering whether to offer patients a discount tied to the patients’ tax assessment to the district.

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Back to Basics

Getting ‘Back to Basics’

OROVILLE – What could be more basic than hot dogs and ice cream? Loretta Harris and Danny Wietrick feel that’s the winning combination as they open “Back to Basics” on 1419 Main St. in Oroville. Back to Basics opened on Oct. 27 and serves Nathan’s hotdogs with all the fixings, hard ice cream and a [...]

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Marylou Kriner

Marylou’s, a variety store on Central in Oroville

OROVILLE – Mary Lou Kriner, a self-described “transplanted coastie,” has been living here for five years and recently opened Marylou’s Gifts and More at 722 Central Ave. in Oroville, Marylou’s is a “competitively priced variety store, our first day of business was Oct. 15 and our hours of operation are Monday – Friday 9 a.m. [...]

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The Plaza Restaurant

The Plaza Restaurant and Lounge open on Main in Oroville

OROVILLE – Trinidad Medina, probably best known locally for his Trino’s Mexican Restaurant, has opened The Plaza Restaurant and Lounge at 1412 Main Street in Oroville in the former Yo Yo’s location. Medina is originally from Mexico, but has been an Okanogan County resident for over 37 years. The Plaza Restaurant has been open for [...]

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Vicki's Unique Boutique

Vicki’s Unique Boutique brings building back to life

OROVILLE – Vicki’s Unique Boutique has opened at 1423 Main in the former Pub Tavern, which was at one time a bowling alley, so there’s lots of space for their goods, Vicki Hart is from Corvallis, Ore. and she moved here with her husband Walt, an Oroville native, in 1999. “We opened a thrift store [...]

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