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Oroville CARES plans ‘Operation Sticker Shock’

OROVILLE – The Oroville CARES Coalition will be implementing a youth led alcohol prevention activity on Thursday, March 23 – “Operation Sticker Shock.”

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OLWQS not fooling around when it comes to protecting Osoyoos Lake

OSOYOOS, BC – On Saturday, April 1, volunteers from the Osoyoos Lake Water Quality Society and concerned local residents will begin the process of attaching “Protect our Lake – Pitch In” decals on garbage cans in key areas of Osoyoos.

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A tribute to former G-T publisher Clayton Emry

I met Clayton in 1943 when entering the old brick high school on the hill, as a senior.

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OHA presents: ‘Ecosystems of the Okanogan,’ a Highland Wonders event

TONASKET – On Friday, March 3, Andy Stepniewski brings an all-new topic to the Highland Wonders series, with “Ecosystems of the Okanogan.”

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Paz Lopez selected 2017 May Festival Queen

Hannah McCoy and Estifenny Carillo are May Fest Princesses “If I could accomplish only one thing in life it would be to make others happy and to make my family very proud of me.” Queen Paz Lopez, 2017 Oroville May Festival OROVILLE — Paz Lopez is this year’s 2017 May Festival Queen and Hannah McCoy [...]

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Chris Branch

Chris Branch tenders resignation to City of Oroville

OROVILLE — Chris Branch, Oroville’s director of Community Development tendered his resignation at the Tuesday, Dec. 20 city council meeting. The planner ran for and was elected as a county commissioner, a position he will start in January.

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A Year in the Lives of North American Owls with Paul Bannick

TONASKET – On Friday, Jan. 6, award-winning photographer Paul Bannick returns to Highland Wonders with a presentation based on his new book, Owl: A Year in the Lives of North American Owls.

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Housing Authority seeks board member

OROVILLE – The Oroville Housing Authority is seeking persons living in the Oroville area who may be interested in serving on its Board of Commissioners.

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Oroville Community Christmas Tree Lighting Saturday, Dec. 3

OROVILLE – The Oroville Community Tree Lighting Ceremony with Santa and Hot Dogs and Hot Cocoa (thanks to both Akin’s Harvest Foods and Frontier Foods) will be Saturday, Dec. 3 at 5 p.m. at Centennial Park (between Rancho Grande and Sun Lakes Realty).

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Tonasket celebrates WinterFest this weekend

NORTH COUNTY — Tonasket WinterFest takes place this weekend, with businesses and organizations gearing up for events Thursday, Dec. 1 through Saturday, Dec. 3. Oroville’s Community Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony takes place on Saturday, as well, starting at 5 p.m.

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