OKANOGAN – The Okanogan-Wenatchee and Colville National Forests are revising their forest plans in a joint project that encompasses nearly five million acres of National Forest System lands in Central and Northeast Washington.
SPOKANE – U.S. Customs and Border Protection announces the groundbreaking of the new U.S. Border Patrol station at Oroville, Washington on Tuesday, July 12, 2011.
OROVILLE – The Oroville School Board approved the hiring of Krisin Sarmiento as the new Oroville Junior-Senior High School Principal at their Monday, June 27 meeting.
CHESAW – Glenn Richardson, long-time member of the Chesaw and Oroville communities, has been selected as this year’s Chesaw Fourth of July Grand Marshal.
Richardson said he is honored to represent Chesaw as the Grand Marshal this year and asks everyone to come join in the fun July 4.
TONASKET – During their meeting on Tuesday, June 14, the Tonasket Chamber of Commerce discussed making brochures.
OROVILLE – The Fourth of July is just a few weeks away and preparations are being made for this year’s Oroville Community Fireworks Show at Deep Bay Park.
TONASKET – The Tonasket School District schools wrapped up their year with their annual reports at the regular school district board meeting on Monday, June 13.
TONASKET – There was high tension at the last Tonasket City Council meeting on Tuesday, June 14.
The high-tension situation arose when Al Maden spoke to the council during the public comment period regarding a letter he had sent to the mayor, the city council, the Tonasket planning department….
OROVILLE – Even the rain couldn’t keep people away from the Molson Midsummer Festival last Saturday.
“We had a good turnout… they served over 200 for breakfast at the Grange Hall,” said Joyce Forthun, one of the organizers for this unique annual family-friendly event. “All the events took place including the kids and the Challenge Games, with the exception of Frisbee golf because it was a litte too wet.”
Forthun said it was somewhat harder finding wildflowers this year to decorate the Maypole because of the colder weather. She said the flowers, usually gathered during the Fun Walk/Run, had to be imported from further a field this year.
TONASKET – North Valley Hospital District is on track to meet their year-end goal of lowering their warrants amount to $2 million.