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Healthcare Executive and Legislative Summit deemed a success by those in attendance

OMAK – Mid-Valley Hospital organized a Healthcare Executive and Legislative Summit, co-sponsored by North Valley and Three Rivers hospitals at 12 Tribes Casino on July 25, 2019.

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Oroville and Tonasket to hold graduations this Saturday

NORTH COUNTY – Both Oroville and Tonasket High Schools will be holding commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2019 on Saturday, June 1. Oroville’s graduation will be at 1 p.m. in Coulton Auditorium and the Tonasket graduation will be at 3 p.m. in the THS gym.

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‘Take a Walk to Remember’

OROVILLE- Queen Julissa Alvarez, Princesses Gwen Hankins, Taralyn Fox and Mariya Mathis extend a royal invitation to attend this year’s 85th annual Oroville May Festival with events on Friday and Saturday, May 10 and 11. With a theme of “A Walk to Remember,” the festivities begin with the crowning of the royalty on Friday at [...]

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Mike & Kay Sibley this year’s May Fest Grand Marshals

OROVILLE – Mike and Kay Sibley, local historians and retired educators, have been named this year’s Oroville May Festival Grand Marshals.

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Oroville’s Arbor Day Celebration Thursday, April 18

OROVILLE – Oroville’s Arbor Day ceremony will be held on Main Street in front of the Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune office on Thursday, April 18 at 10 a.m. A new Lollipop Maple tree will be planted to replace a tree removed last year. The high school choir will be singing and refreshments will be provided by [...]

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North Central Regional Library looking at future of library service

North Central Regional Library has adopted new mission and vision statements, and recently launched a new three-year strategic plan that outlines the future of library service in North Central Washington.

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TRIO plans fun in Oroville, Friday, March 22

TRIO works in Okanogan County OROVILLE – Okanogan County TRIO Upward Bound programs from Okanogan, Omak Tonasket and Oroville High schools have decided to ask the community to come join us at the Oroville Elementary School on Friday, March 22 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. for a couple hours of fun There will be [...]

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Five Oroville juniors vie for May Festival Queen; Selection Night is March 7

OROVILLE – This year there are five juniors from Oroville High School vying for the title of Oroville May Festival Queen — Mariya Mathis, Taralynn Fox, Julissa Alverez, Gwen Hankins and Christina Herrick. The queen and her princesses will be chosen at Selection Night on Thursday, March 7 at 7 p.m. at the Oroville High [...]

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The Upside Down Boy coming to Tonasket Library, Dec. 28

TONASKET – Book-It Repertory Theatre of Seattle will perform The Upside Down Boy at four North Central Regional Library branches this month, including Tonasket on Friday, Dec. 28.

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Lloyd Curtis reminisces about Roy’s Pharmacy

Curtis brothers ran drug store for more than 40 years. Editor’s Note: Roy’s Pharmacy in Tonasket, in business under that name since 1955, shut its doors without warning last Tuesday, selling their customer list to RiteAid in Omak. While the owners had little to say on the record, Mary Lou Kriner, president of the Tonasket [...]

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