OROVILLE – Several candidates for local county office were welcomed to the Thursday, Oct 11 meeting of the Oroville Chamber of Commerce to say why they were seeking office.
NORTH COUNTY – This Halloween promises a lot of fun things to do in the North County, including the return of The Haunted Hayride and the Oroville Downtown Trick or Treat.
Burn restrictions will be removed OLYMPIA – The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced Tuesday that the fire danger rating will be lowered in more northeast areas of the state. Effective at 12:01 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, the fire danger rating in Okanogan County will drop from ‘high’ to ‘moderate.’ At the same time, the fire danger [...]
TONASKET – Veterans Service Officer Shane Barton has moved his office to the recently-completed building at the U.S. Armed Forces Legacy Project site on the south end of Tonasket. Barton, whose first day at the new location was Monday, Oct. 15, said that the new location provides him with a lot more space and in [...]
TONASKET – The Tonasket City Council approved a bid to install the overhead crossing on Whitcomb Avenue at the North Valley Hospital parking lot crossing at the Tuesday, Oct. 9, city council meeting.
OROVILLE – Oroville Elementary School students scored at or above state targets in nearly every grade level, with third graders scoring especially high in reading and math.
OROVILLE – The topic of cougar sightings in the south end of town came up at the Tuesday, Oct. 16 Oroville Council meeting. Police Chief Clay Warnstaff would like to make people aware of the sighting and to keep their younger children and pets in at night and supervised. He doesn’t want to alarm people, [...]
OKANOGAN – An unpopular plan to put a roundabout on Highway 97 at the intersection with Cameron Lake and Armory Junction roads has been stopped for now as the state Department of Transportation yielded to public pressure opposing it.
Tonasket EMS director will be teaching an Emergency Medical Technician course from November through February in Tonasket.
Date: Friday, October 12, 2012 Contact: Jeff Adamson WSDOT Communications 509-667-2815 (Wenatchee) Kevin Waligorski WSDOT Project engineer 509-667-2860 (Wenatchee) Turn lanes, warning beacons may be lower-cost way to reduce collisions OKANOGAN – Engineers have revised their plans for the US 97/Cameron Lake Road intersection thanks to feedback from the public at September’s open house. Instead of a roundabout, the [...]