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Fiber (not power) outage scheduled Friday a.m.

TONASKET - The Public Utility District No. 1 of Okanogan County will be performin Service Affecting Maintenance on the optical fiber infrastructure in Tonasket on the morning of Friday, April 25, 2014 from 12:01 AM until 6:00 AM. During this time period ALL traffic to Tonasket Nortons Knob, AP30035 (Double AP WIFI site just north of [...]

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Busy summer planned for Oroville

OROVILLE – It promises to be a busy summer in Oroville, and the city’s Chamber of Commerce won’t even be waiting until summer officially begins for things to get underway.

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Kylee Davis 2014 May Festival Queen

OROVILLE – This year Kylee Davis, daughter of Ray and Nina Davis, will be crowned Oroville’s May Festival Queen. She will serve with fellow OHS junior Bethany Roley, daughter of Ross and Nysa Roley as May Festival Princess.

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Health care ‘task force’ to meet

TONASKET – North Valley Hospital CEO Linda Michel shared with the NVH Board of Commissioners that she and others who attended a county-wide hospital/health care confab at the behest of the Okanogan County Commissioners a couple of months ago have been asked to attend another hospital committee meeting on April 30.

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First half property taxes due

Leah Mc Cormack, Okanogan County Treasurer, would like to remind all taxpayers 2014 first half property taxes and irrigation assessments are due and must be postmarked by Wednesday, April 30, 2014.

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Update: Pine Creek Rd. closed by wildland fire reopens

OKANOGAN – Okanogan County Emergency Management reports that North Pine Creek Rd. is temporarily closed approximately two miles north of Fish Lake due to a wildland fire with trees across the road.

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The Rally at the Border poster up on the festival

Kinross Gold donates to Rally Blues Festival

OROVILLE – Clyde Andrews, president of the Oroville Chamber of Commerce announced this week that the Chamber has received a $5,000 grant from Kinross Gold Corporation in support of the inaugural Rally at the Border Blues Festival. The event will take place Saturday, May 17 at Deep Bay Park.

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‘The Salmon People’ focus of museum exhibit

“The Salmon People: Stories Tell the Past” is the focus of the 2014 exhibit at the Oroville Depot Museum. The peoples who spoke dialects of the Okanogan language lived from Wenatchee to Endby, B.C. They have a story of their own prior to the coming of European settlement.

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NCWEDD talks economic development with city

OROVILLE – Jennifer Korfiatis of the North Central Washington Economic Development District was on hand to discuss the NCWEDD with the Oroville Council at their Tuesday, April 1 meeting.

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Central-Cherry street and water project starts

OROVILLE – The City of Oroville wants to notify nearby residents living on Central Avenue, Main Street to Cherry Street and on Cherry Street from Central Ave. to the Cherry Street Bridge the a street and water project will start on Monday, April 14.

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