Community

Transportation district recruiting for vanpools

OKANOGAN – TranGo, Okanogan County’s transportation district, has received three six-passenger mini-vans and is now recruiting riders for vanpools throughout Okanogan County. Vanpools consist of a group of four to nine people who commute together on a regular basis in a van provided by TranGO. Commuters like vanpools because they save money and reduce the [...]

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Sawyers are 2018 Founders Day Grand Marshals

TONASKET — Roger and Lori Sawyer were surprised to be named as this year’s Founders Day Grand Marshals, but say they are honored to serve.

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Special flood meeting to be held in Tonasket this evening

TONASKET – A special city council meeting will be held this evening, May 11, at 5 p.m. at Tonasket City Hall for an ordinance to be adopted declaring an emergency related to flood protection to hopefully bring in more resources. Tonasket citizens are working hard volunteering time, resources and equiptment to help those in need, [...]

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May Festival’s ‘Big Top Extravaganza’ this weekend

OROVILLE- Queen Jennifer Cisneros and Princesses Madison Whiteaker are extending a royal invitation to attend this year’s 84nd Oroville May Festival with events on Friday and Saturday, May 13 and 14. The festivities start off with the crowning of the royalty on Friday at 7 p.m. in the Coulton Auditorium.

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Elva Helm says she ‘honored’ to be May Fest Grand Marshal

OROVILLE — Her life is a rich quilt, not unlike the ones she creates to donate to raise money for various causes and events, perhaps that’s why Elva Helm was selected as this year’s May Festival Grand Marshal.

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Benefit, donations, raise more than $40,000 for Jack & Theresa Nelson

A benefit for Jack and Theresa Nelson last Saturday evening at the American Legion Hall. raised $33,411….

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Oroville Border Patrol Explorer named Explorer of the Year

OROVILLE – Oroville Border Patrol Explorer Teresa Fast is a student, caregiver, volunteer, athlete, and can also add a new title to her resume as she was honored as the United States Border Patrol Explorer of the Year for 2017.

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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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