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Some of the staff of the new Family Medical Center Dental Clinic in Oroville (L-R) Mercedes Hand, Genoveva Lopez, Amber Utt, Dr. Robert Dillard and Dr. Lavonne Hammelman.

Family Health Centers opens dental clinic in Oroville

OROVILLE – The Okanogan Family Health Center has opened a new dental clinic in Oroville, celebrating their grand opening April 21 with a ribbon cutting.

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Brandi and Larry Clark are the new owners of Evolution Fitness Center of Tonasket.

Tonasket gym under new ownership

TONASKET – The Evolution Fitness Center of Tonasket was bought by Brandi and Larry Clark and they officially took control of the gym on April 7.

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Keith Collier, Train Master of the Cascade and Columbia River Railroad, gives a presentation to the Oroville Chamber of Commerce at their Thursday, April 14 meeting. Photo by Gary DeVon

Train Master speaks with Oroville Chamber

OROVILLE – Keith Collier, Train Master with the Cascade and Columbia River Railroad made a presentation to the Oroville Chamber of Commerce on the short lines impacts on the local economy.

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Morton’s heavy-haul corridor bill goes to governor for signature

OLYMPIA – The state legislature has approved a measure sponsored by Seventh District Senator Bob Morton, (R), to extend the heavy-haul industrial corridor designation on State Route 97.

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Photo by Gary DeVonJames Glover is the owner operator of Highland Internet Services, which provides wireless and fiber optic internet services, as well as seven-days-a-week customer support.

Glover opening Highland Internet Service

OROVILLE – James Glover is opening Highland Internet Services a provider of wireless and fiber optic Internet.

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Peggy and Al Seccomb have been the owners and managers of Al’s IGA in Tonasket since 1968, when Al took over for his father, Al Seccomb, Sr. They have recently announced the sale of their store to Paul and Lana Beyers. P. Beyers is the son of Ralph Beye

Al’s IGA in Tonasket sold to Beyers

TONASKET – Al and Peggy Seccomb have announced the selling of their grocery store, Al’s IGA, to Paul and Lana Beyers.

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Canola crushing company also looking at unique gas generation

OROVILLE – Along with their plans to begin crushing canola at their Oroville location, Carbon Cycle Crush, is also pursuing the idea of a waste-to-energy

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Sandy and Clyde Andrews are the new managers of the Camaray Motel in Oroville. They plan on sprucing the place up and to make themselves available to guests on daily basis. Photo by Gary DeVon

Camaray wants to welcome you back

OROVILLE – The Camaray Motel in Oroville is under new management and they want the business to become a valuable part of the community.

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David Giles has been running the restaurant side of Yo Yo’s for the new owner, his daughter Catherine, who will be arriving in Oroville soon. Photo by Gary DeVon

Yo Yo’s getting fresh with Oroville

OROVILLE – Fresh is what Yo Yo’s Restaurant is all about – fresh food and fresh ideas, says David Giles, who has opened the restaurant back up after it was recently purchased for his daughter Catherine.

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CTTC’s Tim King being filmed by T-Town Productions as part of a documentary on sustainable, green projects being developed in Oroville. King is locating a canola seed crushing plant in Oroville to produce canola oil. Photo by Gary DeVon

Oroville one step closer to producing canola oil

OROVILLE – With the delivery of several roller presses to Oroville, it seems that Tim King’s dream of making canola oil is one step closer.

The presses arrived at noon on Wednesday, Oct. 1 at the old Oro HeavyPack Warehouse off 14th Street where they will be housed. The presses, weighing several tons each, were unloaded by a tall crane from a dual-trailered, semi-tractor under the watchful eye of King and those gathered to mark their arrival, including a documentary team from Tacoma-based T-Town Productions.

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