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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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National Take Back Day gathers more than 50 pounds of unused medications

OROVILLE – National Take Back Day, Oct. 27, offered a chance to gather any unused medicines in nationwide, as well as the Oroville community.

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Donna Faye Sylvester

Our beloved Mom and Grandma, Donna Faye Sylvester, 92, passed away peacefully on October 9, 2018. Donna Faye Arbogast, born to James and Ruth Arbogast…

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Claire Rise celebrates a century with family and friends

MOLSON – The Molson Grange Hall was the setting for Claire Rise’s 100th birthday party. Helping her celebrate were an abundance of friends and relatives. There were 100 red and white roses decorating the tables and a beautiful cake that her daughter Sharman and granddaughter,Valena, made.

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Oroville Town Wide Yard Sale this Saturday

OROVILLE – Oroville is holding its inaugural Town Wide Yard Sale this Saturday, Sept. 15 in front of the Community Library from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. The event is being coordinated by the Oroville Chamber of Commerce, the Oroville Farmers’ Market, the Library and Lakeside Pharmacy

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Celebration of Life for Tam Hutchinson

OROVILLE – There will be a Celebration of Life for Tam on Aug. 18, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Coulton Auditorium (Oroville High School Gymnasium” and the Commons.

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