TONASKET – A diverse group of community members, including Tonasket School District teachers, approached the Tonasket School Board at its Monday, May 14, board meeting with a proposal to plant and maintain a school garden.
OROVILLE – Don McIvor and Ken Bevis appeared before the Oroville City Council at their Tuesday, May 15 meeting to discuss salmon recovery efforts in the Upper Columbia.
SPOKANE – The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Okanogan River which continues until late Saturday night.
The Okanogan River near Tonasket reached the 15 foot flood stage and was 15.01 feet as of 7:15 a.m. Friday morning. Minor flooding is forecast and the river is expected to continue rising to near 15.3 feet by late Friday afternoon.
OROVILLE – The Oroville Senior Center is expanding their building with a 30′x36′ addition and is planning an auction for mid-July to help fund the project.
TONASKET – With Founders Day fast approaching, organizers are still seeking volunteers to help with various aspects of the celebration, particularly the parade through Tonasket on Saturday, June 2.
TONASKET – It’s not often one’s work gets recognized at the highest levels.
But local veterans Michael Stewart and Dale White found out that sometimes that work does get noticed.
TONASKET – The Tonasket Beautification Committee, a group of Tonasket residents that have been brainstorming ideas for improving the appearance of the downtown area, will be hosting a meeting Sunday, May 20, 5 p.m, at the Tonasket Visitors and Business Resource Center (TVBRC) to discuss plans and proposals with downtown business owners.
OROVILLE – More than 300 motorcycles and riders are expected to participate in this Saturday’s 10th Annual Run for the Border charity ride, which will roar into Oroville sometime before 1 p.m.
TONASKET – A visit by the Upper Columbia Salmon Recovery Board may turn out to provide the impetus needed to develop a solution to chronic problems with pollution, water flow and salmon habitat on Bonaparte Creek, which flows to the Okanogan River past the south side of Tonasket.
OROVILLE – The 29th Annual Mothers’ Day Walk for peace will take place this Sunday, May 13 with a gathering at the U.S./Canada Port of Entry at 2 p.m.