OKANOGAN COUNTY – There was good news regarding the recent flooding of the Okanogan River on Monday, June 13: the water level is slowly receding.
OROVILLE – Despite being rehired for next year, Patricia Scott, Oroville Junior-Senior High Principal, announced last week that she would be retiring from that position.
TONASKET – Two were arrested on Saturday, May 28 when the Tonasket Police Department served a search warrant upon a Tonasket resident.
OROVILLE – The Oroville Chamber of Commerce is bringing the Culpepper and Merriweather Circus back to town next Wednesday, June 15.
TONASKET – A state of emergency was declared in Tonasket by Mayor Patrick Plumb on Tuesday, June 7.
OROVILLE – The Oroville Class of 2011 has made school district history by making 100% application to postsecondary options, including two-year, four-year college, trade school, military or apprenticeship.
TONASKET – At the regular meeting of the Tonasket City Council on Tuesday, May 24, Mayor Patrick Plumb read a proclamation which affirms the theme of Founders Day, which is “Home Town Heroes.”
YAKIMA – The state Department of Ecology continues to report that greater than normal snowpack and spring rains are contributing to high runoff levels in the Okanogan and Similkameen drainages, increasing water levels in area lakes.
TONASKET – Due to the highly contagious outbreak of EHV-1, or equine herpes, which has hit the Western United States, there will be no horses at this weekend’s Tonasket Founders Day Rodeo.
TONASKET – The annual Tonasket Founders Day Parade, with the theme of Hometown Heroes, will begin at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 4 with a performance by the Seattle Cossacks Motorcycle Stunt Team at the end of the parade.