Tonasket City Council special meeting for Bonaparte Creek water / sewer update

TONASKET – A special meeting of the Tonasket City Council will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, 6:30 p.m., at the City Hall, 209 S. Whitcomb Avenue. The purpose of this meeting is to update the residents of the Bonaparte Creek and Mill Drive area on the Bonaparte Creek Sewer Extension and Water System [...]

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Armed Forces Legacy Project nears next stage of completion

TONASKET – Armed Forces Legacy Project volunteers added another collection of plaques to two walls of the memorial on Thursday, Sept. 13, began a flurry of activity that should culminate with the opening of the new on-site building on Sept. 20. Volunteers from Home Depot will be completing the next stage of landscaping on Tuesday. [...]

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Central Ave. and Cherry St.

Oroville and U.S. Border Patrol come to an agreement on water

Central and Cherry resurfacing project to begin April 2013 OROVILLE – After several months of back and forth, the Oroville City Council authorized Mayor Chuck Spieth to sign an agreement with U.S. Border Patrol to supply water to their new multi-million dollar facility north of the city. The city had a letter from the U.S. [...]

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Film shot in Palestine highlights Peace Day in Tonasket

TONASKET – The premier showing for North-Central Washington of the film “5 Broken Cameras,” will be the main attraction of the Third Annual International Peace Day program in Tonasket on Friday, Sept. 21 at the Community Cultural Center. An extraordinary work of both cinematic and political activism, “5 Broken Cameras” is a deeply personal, first-hand [...]

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Tonasket Fall clean-up Sept. 22

TONASKET – The City of Tonasket’s Fall clean-up for city residents and businesses will take place Saturday, Sept. 22, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Items may be dropped off at the Tonasket City Shop, 500 Railroad Avenue (by Chief Tonasket Park). All types of metal and metal appliances will be accepted. Your help with loading [...]

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Commish candidate Meet ‘n’ Greet at CCC

TONASKET – There will be a Meet ‘n’ Greet of Okanogan County Commissioner candidates Albert Roberts and Bud Hover in Tonasket on Friday, Sept. 14, at the Community Cultural Center of Tonasket (just north of the Wells Fargo, which is across from the post office). The gathering will be from 6:00-9:00 p.m. in the front [...]

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EMS Director Greene at Tonasket Chamber

Looking for more  EMTs to serve the area TONASKET – Tonasket EMS Director Michael Greene visited the Tonasket Chamber of Commerce’s regular lunch meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 28, explaining some of the dynamics of the area’s emergency services and asking for support as the he tries to expand the pool of available emergency medical technicians. [...]

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Live music at Esther Bricques

OROVILLE -Tonight’s performance at Esther Bricques Winery’s tasting room Thursday, Aug. 23 will feature music performed by Ray Dispenza on guitar, Patti Bell as vocalist and on flute, Steve Bell on conga drum and Steve Pollard on bass.

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Members of Tonasket Elementary fourth grade teacher Scott Olson's class, including (l-r) Ruby Capote, Kevin Garcia, Enrique Long-Sandoval, Kyndall Rollins and Christina Torres, visited 105-year-old Lula Gardener to learn about what school was like 100 yea

A Taste of History: Lula Gardner

Lula Gardener, 105-years-old, shares school memories with TES 4th graders

TONASKET – The more things change, the more they seem to stay the same.
Though the world is a dramatically different place than it was 100 years ago, five students in Scott Olson’s fourth grade class found that the experience of attending school is in many ways similar to what it was in 1912.
And they got to find that out from someone who was there at the time as they paid a visit to 105-year-old Lula Gardener, who was a first grader at Horse Spring Coulee’s “Bungalow School” a century ago and attended there through the eighth grade.

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Blue Star Mothers Meet Monthly

Meetings 3rd Wednesday of each month at 7pm, rotating between Oroville and Tonasket for convenience of members.

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