SPOKANE – Sterling Savings Bank, with local branches in Oroville and Brewster, has agreed to a “cease and desist” order from the federal agency that insures depositors.
OROVILLE – Oroville’s Chamber of Commerce is inviting businesses to decorate, and encourage their employees to dress up, again this year for Halloween.
TONASKET – In order to completely finish the hospital addition, North Valley Hospital District is hoping to pass a $7.5 million bond issue in the Nov. 3 election.
TONASKET – The 75th Tonasket Founders Day Rodeo Queen Coronation will be on Saturday, Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. at the Tonasket Eagles.
TONASKET – Patrick Plumb, one of the mayoral candidates, wants to work on the future today if he becomes Tonasket mayor.
TONASKET – Joyce Fancher, one of two mayoral candidates, wants to do what she can do for the City of Tonasket if she becomes mayor.
OROVILLE – Cheryl Lewis with the Oroville Housing Authority discussed that agency’s plans to construct a 24-unit assisted living facility near their migrant camp off Sawtell Road.
OROVILLE – Oroville is in line to get Veteran’s Memorial State Park, however, the Colville Confederated Tribes has filed suit against the state for its method of determining the criteria for the transfer.
TONASKET – The new teachers in the Tonasket School District say they feel welcomed by the community since school started.
“The Tonasket School District has been wonderful,” Amy Cheeseman, part-time third grade teacher, part-time reading intervention instructor at Tonasket Elementary School, said. “From day one I have felt welcomed, supported and encouraged. It is comforting to be working in such a close knit community.”
OROVILLE – Three new teacher joined the staff of Oroville School District with the beginning of the 2009-2010 school year last month.
Poll of the Week
Should the Oroville School Board have renewed OHS Social Studies Teacher Ryan Frazier's Contract
- Yes, he has made a change in students' lives and got them excited about school (46%, 64 Votes)
- Yes, the board should have gone with Principal Kristin Sarmiento's evaluation and recommendation (25%, 35 Votes)
- I don't have enough information to say one way or another (16%, 22 Votes)
- Yes, with the understanding he address Supt. Steve Quick's concerns (14%, 19 Votes)
- No, the issue went through the superintendent and board and should be dropped there (9%, 13 Votes)
- No, we elect local school boards to make these sorts of decisions for us (8%, 11 Votes)
- No, Supt. Steve Quick recommended the first-year probationary teacher's contract not be renewed (5%, 7 Votes)
Total Voters: 140