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Oroville Chamber learns about saving energy, money

OROVILLE – David Boyd told Oroville Chamber of Commerce members that they may be eligible for grants and utility incentives to replace old equipment, reduce energy costs and even generate power on-site.

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Adult softball league looking for teams

OROVILLE – Spring marks the return of adult slow pitch softball and for the second year in a row a league is forming in north county.

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Tonasket Chamber unlikely to pursue long-term tenancy at RV Park

TONASKET – Tonasket Chamber of Commerce president Dale Crandall said at the Tuesday, Feb. 28 chamber meeting that after examining options for the future of the Tonasket RV Park, attempting to make it legal for tenants to stay for longer than a month at a time would be inadvisable.

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Presentation on rural energy program at Oroville Chamber

OROVILLE – The feature presenter at this month’s Oroville Chamber of Commerce meeting will be Dave Boyd, project coordinator for the Rural Energy for America Program.

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Prosecutor Karl Sloan seeks election to Superior Court bench

OKANOGAN – Okanogan County Prosecutor Karl Sloan announced he will be seeking election to the Okanogan County Superior Court bench.

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Tonasket City Council raises privacy concern

TONASKET – Tonasket City Councilman Scott Olson has concerns about video surveillance being used in town without a policy in place. And while his motion at the council meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 29, to curtail the use of such surveillance until a policy is written failed, he hopes his point was made.

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Troupe Masarrat dancing at "Join Me at the Bridge" in 2010.

March 8 event honors women survivors of war

OROVILLE – On Thursday, March 8th, at 3 p.m., community members from the United States and Canada will meet at the Canada/U.S. border crossing on the Oroville side, to help create a peace banner representing our two cities and our two countries.

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North Valley Hospital Director of Ancillary Services Noreen Olma shows of the hospital's new portable ultrasound unit at the NVH board of commissioners' meeting on Thursday, Feb. 23. photo by Brent Baker

NVH soon to roll out ACEs program

TONASKET – North Valley Hospital is entering the final stages of preparations to roll out its Affordable Clinic Exam (ACEs) program beginning in April, said NVH Patient Financial Services Manager Jana Symonds at the Thursday, Feb. 23, district board meeting.

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Kinross and Oroville Booster Club donate to buy reader board

OROVILLE – Kinross Gold Company and the Oroville Booster Club have donated $22,000 to the Oroville School District towards the purchase of a new programable electronic reader board to replace the current sign at Oroville’s Triangle Park.

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A truck driver from Lethbridge, Alberta opens the belly dump on the first of what's hoped to be many truckloads of canola seed from the prairies of Canada for Carbon Cycle Crush in Oroville. The company has set up operation to crush the seed for oil and m

Marchand updates Oroville Council on canola crusher

OROVILLE – Arnie Marchand updated the Oroville City Council about Carbon Cycle Crush’s canola seed milling operation located in the old Oro Fruit Warehouse.

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