OROVILLE – World of Gaia, an online business selling a large assortment of tumbled and specimen rocks, carved stone gifts in animal and heart shapes, rock hounding books, tumblers and related items, has opened for business at 1321 Main St. in Oroville.
OROVILLE – Studio Fit and Fab opened in January of this year and has a grand opening scheduled for Feb. 20 through Feb. 26.
OROVILLE – Breity Tufte will be teaching ballet for all ages at the Oroville Fitness Center beginning this spring.
MOLSON – Noah and Heather Burnell have recently taken over the Inn at Molson and transformed it into the Phoenix Caf&#233; and Gallery.
TONASKET – There won’t be much changing at the Tonasket Pizza Company, despite a recent change in ownership.
OROVILLE – Carbon Cycle Crush proved it can be done as 10 tons of locally grown canola seed from the Havillah area was pressed into oil and meal before invited guests last Monday.
The crushing took place following a luncheon put on by the company which has built its plant in the old Oro Fruit warehouse on Appleway Ave. The CCC’s goal is to crush 50 tons of seed a day in three shifts, 24/7. To start the company will be mostly crushing imported Canadian-grown seed from the prairies of Alberta and Saskatchewan, but to crush more locally-grown seed like Jim Bunch’s that was being crushed that day is also a goal.
Prior to the start up of the seed press, an emotional Carbon Cycle Crush vice-president Ryan Skinner thanked several people for their help in getting the plant to this point. Then company president Tim King, a former employee of the USDA made a presentation of the company’s goals, including replicating similar plants in several locations throughout the state and perhaps Canada.
TONASKET – Longtime Tonasket business Hidden Treasures has a new tenant.
OROVILLE – Allure Hair Designs, which opened last July, is planning on holding an open house on Saturday, Nov. 19.
OROVILLE – The Day Spa on Main has reopened with a new name – Leah Cathryn Day Spa and in a new location – 809 14th Avenue.
OROVILLE – Bella Amore, a new retail gift shop, has opened at 1202A Main St. in Oroville and plans a grand opening on Friday, Nov. 11.