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Colville Tribes, EPA and Ecology working toward cleaner air in Okanogan County

NESPELEM – The Colville Tribes Office of Environmental Trust Air Quality Program, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the state Department of Ecology have been closely monitoring air quality issues in the central valley of Okanogan County. This combined effort is to improve the air quality and promoting healthier communities within Okanogan County. The Air Quality [...]

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Honor Flight offers closure for some veterans

Ken Hovland finally got to make a trip to the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C. in early October, if only in spirit.

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Forum features state, as well as local candidates

OROVILLE – The Oroville Chamber of Commerce Candidates Forum took place at Vicki’s Backdoor Club on Thursday, Oct. 6 and had an attendance of about 50 people in search of more information on those running in this November’s general election.

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Make a U Turn in Oroville and it’ll cost you

OROVILLE – Oroville Police Chief Todd Hill presented a new ordinance banning U-Turns on Oroville streets at the city council’s Tuesday, Oct. 4 meeting.

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WVC at Omak Foundation presents Artists for Scholars event

OMAK – The Wenatchee Valley College at Omak Foundation invites the community to participate in the 2016 Artists for Scholars event on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. in the large conference room of the 12 Tribes Resort & Casino, Omak.

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Videographer brings talents home with local films

TONASKET – Jeremiah Lofthus of Volente Videography created a video of Tonasket residents being asked on Sept. 15 to predict the first day an inch of snow would be on the ground this year.

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Several opportunities to attend candidate forums

OKANOGAN COUNTY – Local community forums provide an opportunity to learn about the candidates before you mark your ballot and there are several opportunities this month to meet and listen to the candidates running for local office.

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Slideshow: Seen at the Okanogan County Fair 2016

Seen at the Okanogan County Fair 2016

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Oroville Housing Authority has new director

Sue Edick brings years of experience to job OROVILLE – Sue Edick has taken over the job of executive director of the Oroville Housing Authority, which manages low-income and agriculture housing in Oroville. Edick started the job on Monday, Sept. 19, taking over for Cheryl Lewis who has retired from the position, but has agreed [...]

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Candidates Forum in Oroville, Oct. 6

OROVILLE – The Oroville Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a Candidate Forum on Oct. 6 at 7 p.m. at Vicki’s Backdoor Club.

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