Are you interested in the physical growth and expansion of the City of Oroville?

OROVILLE – The City of Oroville is currently seeking individuals interested in serving on the Oroville Planning Commission. Supported by technical and administrative staff, the Planning Commission makes recommendations to the city council regarding the physical growth and expansion of the city.

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Rise brothers earn Eagle Scout rank

OROVILLE – Nathan and Collin Rise were awarded their Boys Scouts of America Eagle badges during a Court of Honor held Dec. 28, 2017 at the Oroville American Legion Hall. The brothers have been active in Troop 26 since joining the Troop after completing the Cub Scout program.

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State won’t ask place of birth for standard driver license

Effort to safeguard personal information
OLYMPIA – Washington residents who apply for a standard driver license, instruction permit and ID card will no longer be asked to provide their place of birth as part of the application

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Oroville and Tonasket Schools seek levy funding

NORTH COUNTY – Oroville and Tonasket School Districts are going to the voter to ask for two-year levies to help fund programs and operations that the state does not provide money for.

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Special Election ballots are in the mail

OKANOGAN – Ballots for the upcoming Tuesday, Feb. 13 Special Election, which includes several issues for school districts, including Oroville and Tonasket, are in the mail, according to the Okanogan County Auditor’s office.

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Maycumber proposes legislation to assist veterans in underserved counties

OLYMPIA – Washington State Rep. Jacquelin Maycumber, R-Republic, introduced legislation this week to help veterans in Northeast Washington access the services and benefits they’ve earned.

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Rep. Joel Kretz (7th District)

Rep. Kretz proposes Hirst equity bill: The One Washington Water Act

OLYMPIA…House Republican Deputy Leader Joel Kretz introduced The One Washington Water Act today. The proposal is designed to break the legislative logjam and provide a balanced application to the so-called Hirst decision.

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Sitzmark Ski Hill open for Martin Luther King Jr. long weekend

NORTH COUNTY – Sitzmark Ski Hill opened Saturday, Jan. 13 and will be open through the Martin Luther King Jr long weekend, according to the Sitzmark Ski Club.

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Oroville student chooses HOPE for Senior Project

OROVILLE – Oroville senior Stephanie Rodriguez has chosen to work for the homeless as her Senior Project.

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2017: A look back at the news, newsmakers

The Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune takes a look at just a few of the headlines from the Gazette-Tribune during the year that was, 2017.

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