Community

School Board hears community feedback on school safety issues

TONASKET – Tonasket School Board members set aside their regular agenda March 14 to hear community members’ feedback on school safety.

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TRIO program helps students reach goal of getting a college degree

Tonasket TRIO Upward Bound has been serving 35 THS students continuously since 2012. Students receive personal and academic advising, college track curriculum workshops and seminars, campus visits, career and educational field trips, grade monitoring and access to tutoring and support with college and scholarship applications.

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Oroville Area Farmworker Housing: Present and Future

OROVILLE – The Oroville Housing Authority and Marty Miller, of the Office of Rural and Farmworker Housing, invites local growers and those interested to attend a meeting to discuss the future needs of H2A and non-H2A farmworker housing in the Oroville area.

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Public input sought on 2018 Homeless Housing Plan draft

The public is invited to provide input on the 2018 Homeless Housing Plan draft being prepared by the Housing Coalition for Okanogan County.

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Two Oroville High School juniors seek 2018 Oroville May Festival Queen’s crown

OROVILLE – Two young ladies are seeking to be selected as this year’s Oroville May Festival Queen and Princess. They are Madison Whiteaker and Jennifer Cisneros, both juniors at Oroville High School. The girls will represent Oroville during May Festival, as well as community events throughout the region.

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Rise brothers earn Eagle Scout rank

OROVILLE – Nathan and Collin Rise were awarded their Boys Scouts of America Eagle badges during a Court of Honor held Dec. 28, 2017 at the Oroville American Legion Hall. The brothers have been active in Troop 26 since joining the Troop after completing the Cub Scout program.

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Oroville student chooses HOPE for Senior Project

OROVILLE – Oroville senior Stephanie Rodriguez has chosen to work for the homeless as her Senior Project.

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Slideshow: Tis’ the Season

Christmas 2017

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Volunteers help at Spokane VA Christmas Gift Shop

SPOKANE – The Tonasket American Legion Auxiliary Unit 82 has been donating items, sending money and volunteering for several years at the Spokane VA Hospital/Clinic Christmas Gift Shop.

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County-wide 4-H Achievement Awards

OKANOGAN – The Okanogan Grange was filled to capacity on Sunday, Nov. 19 for the annual, county wide, 4-H Achievement Recognition Awards Banquet. 4-H Members were presented their earned year pins for completing the 2016/2017 4-H year.

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