Community

County Historical Society annual meeting

OMAK – The 2017 OCHS member/trustee meeting will be held on Saturday, Oct 28 in the Hazel Burnett building on the campus of Wenatchee Valley College, Omak.

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Lions Club looking for new members as they celebrate second century

The Tonasket/Okanogan Valley Lions Club is looking for new members as they enter their second centennial of service. Local club members joined clubs across the world in celebrating the 100th anniversary of Lions Club International.

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SlideShow: Seen at the County Fair, Results:

OKANOGAN – There were 772 exhibitors at this year’s Okanogan County Fair with over 6,000 entries. To see who won what, please click on one of the links below:

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Musical Benefit for Hurricane Harvey planned for Sept. 22

TONASKET – Randy Battle and Linda Pruitt of the Randy Battle Blues Band are holding a benefit concert for people impacted by Hurricane Harvey at the Community Cultural Center (CCC) Friday, Sept. 22. Battle said he did a lot of research, including reaching out to friends in Texas, to find the best place to send [...]

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Woodworker finds marital bliss in a quilt stitch

MOLSON – The Sixth Annual Molson Quilt Show and Sale, held last Saturday at the Molson Grange Hall, featured 64 quilts made over the year by the Highland Stitchers, and eight vendors selling everything from fabric to finished quilts and handmade baskets, cards and books.

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Hot August Nights getting hotter by the year

CHESAW — The Hot August Nights car show has grown from eight cars parked across the street from the Chesaw Tavern, to 85 cars in it’s eighth year. Entries came from as far as Moses Lake, the Tri Cities and Vancouver, Washington.

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Oroville CARES to host Opiod Cafe’

OROVILLE – Oroville CARES Coalition, in collaboration with the Okanogan County Community Coalition and Public Health, will be hosting an Opiod Cafe’ on Thursday, Sept. 7 at 7 p.m. in the Oroville High School Library.

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Finding Dorothy

No stone angels, no blocks of marble with massive shoulders pointed the way to her grave. But the three small American flags fluttering in the breeze were hard to miss in the vast grassy expanse dotted with flat stones. A rectangular slab identified her: Dorothy Faeth Scott; Oroville, Washington, February 16, 1920 – December 3, 1943, plus the letters W.A.S.P., a winged star within a circle, and a pair of pilot’s wings. The bronze flag holder bears the inscription “Dorothy Scott WAFS Pilot – US.”

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Excited as Tonasket Community Pool opens Saturday but know what job is No. 1

TONASKET — The Tonasket Community Pool could be open for business as early as Saturday, July 22, with an inspection by the Department of Health scheduled for Tuesday, July 18.

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Benefit will help send wheelchair athlete to national veterans games

OROVILLE — Casey L. Pooler, who served in the United States Marine Corps, is raising money to compete in the National Veterans Wheelchair games.

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