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Oroville candidates come together at forum

OROVILLE – The Oroville Chamber of Commerce hosted a candidate’s forum last Thursday evening at Vicki’s Backdoor Club that was well attended by those wanting to get to know a little something about who is seeking to represent them on the Oroville City Council and the School Board.

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Tonasket Council hears about garbage concerns

TONASKET – New resident and business owner Mary Lou Kriner of Mary Lou’s Hidden Treasures in Tonasket, appeared before the Tonasket City Council Oct. 12 to discuss concerns about garbage near here home.

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IT on the doorstep at NVH

TONASKET – Payge Fries, Health Information Manager, reported on implementation of the new ICD-10 at the Oct. 8 North Valley Hospital Board of Commissioners meeting.

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Oroville concerned County Health may close

OROVILLE – The Oroville City Council was informed that Okanogan County Health may no longer do water sample testing and may even close.

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Fund offers help for those affected by fire

OKANOGAN COUNTY – A fund has been set up to help victims of this summer’s Okanogan Complex Fire by paying one month’s mortgage or rent, according to Rocky DeVon, a director for the North Central Washington Association of Realtors.

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Oroville increasing camping fee at Veterans Memorial Park

OROVILLE – The company that provides reservation services for Oroville’s Osoyoos Lake Veterans Memorial Park is increasing rates and that will be passed along in the form of higher camping fees.

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Conservation District offers free services

TONASKET – Craig Nelson, District Manager of the Okanogan Conservation District (the District) appeared at the Tonasket City Council September 28 to offer assistance in helping landowners recover from the Okanogan Complex wildfires.

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Tonasket City-wide Clean-up Day, Oct. 3

Tonasket will have a City-wide Clean-up Day Saturday, Oct. 3 for city residents and businesses, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m

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Bob Garrison (left) and General Manager of Wenatchee-based Lifeline Ambulance, Inc., give Oroville

Ambulance: Oroville Council hears concerns about ‘level of care’

OROVILLE – While no one could point to a situation where the “level of care” was less now that the Emergency Services District has gone to Lifeline for ambulance service, the phrase continues to come up at Oroville City Council meetings.

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International water forum returns to Osoyoos, Oct. 7-9

OSOYOOS, B.C. – With a drought still gripping parts of B.C. and Washington, concerns over the possibility of a costly mussel invasion, and more, community members and agencies on both sides of the border are coming together to talk.

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