NORTH COUNTY – The answer to whether the national economic crisis has slowed business in Oroville and Tonasket depends mainly on who you talk to.
TONASKET – After rescuing animals for 20 years for no fee, Wendy Steever is closing Howling Ridge Rescue and starting a new rescue business.
TONASKET – In June of next year, 22 Tonasket eight and ninth graders are traveling across the country to visit Washington D.C.
OROVILLE – Like the town, Oroville’s Immaculate Conception Parish celebrated its 100th birthday this year, but the area’s connection with Catholicism predates the town by nearly seven decades.
Miss Tonasket Rodeo Queen 2009 Kelsey Gallas helped lead children to Santa during Winter Fest on Friday, Dec. 5 so that they could tell him what they want for Christmas.Photo by Emily Hanson
OROVILLE – Just how much the state will cut from school funding as it faces a huge deficit has yet to be determined, but the Oroville School District can already see storm clouds gathering on the horizon.
OMAK – Representatives from the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries will be holding a seminar for small businesses on Dec. 9 in Omak.
OROVILLE – On Dec. 13, children from Tonasket and Oroville will spend the day with local officers during the Shop With a Cop program.
TONASKET – The Tonasket School District board meeting on Monday, Nov. 24 began on a very positive note with a letter of congratulations to the school for their receiving the Academic Improvement Award.
TONASKET – The 2009 budget items were approved at the Tonasket City Council meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 25.