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Oroville School Board offered a ‘pep talk’

OROVILLE – The Oroville School Board met Monday to consider reorganizing the board and to evaluate the superintendent and got a “pep talk” asking them to focus on educating kids.

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Spring clean-ups planned

NORTH COUNTY – Oroville and Tonasket have scheduled their Spring Clean-ups for next week, with Oroville’s starting on Monday and Tonasket’s on Tuesday.

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Oroville City Council to study draft Critical Areas Regulations

OROVILLE – The Oroville Planning Commission recently continued a public hearing on the draft Critical Areas Ordinance to allow for additional input from the public. In the meantime, the city council will study the regulations hoping to gain a greater understanding of the rules….

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NVH to study alternate use of empty Assisted Living rooms

TONASKET – In an effort to take care of two needs at once, the North Valley Hospital Board of directors is evaluating whether or not to convert several of the rooms in its Assisted Living facility into office space.

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Enrollment still up at Oroville Schools

OROVILLE – Enrollment still remains higher than the Oroville School District based their budget for the year, which means that the district will be eligible for more state basic education funds.

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Tonasket to get highway and sidewalk improvements in 2013

TONASKET – Saving the good news for last at the Tuesday, March 27 Tonasket City Council meeting, City Clerk Alice Attwood informed the mayor and council that the state Department of Transportation plans major improvements to the highway and handicapped ramps next year.

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Two from Oroville arrested on drug charges

OROVILLLE – Members of the drug task force and local law enforcement arrested a man and young woman Wednesday on suspicion of dealing drugs from an Oroville residence.

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Marijuana Roundtable in Tonasket Friday

The March 30th Friday Night Coffeehouse at the Tonasket Community Cultural Center will include a roundtable discussion about marijuana.

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Go fly a kite this Saturday

OROVILLE – Oroville’s fifth annual Kite Day will be held at the Bud Clark Ballfields on Saturday, March 31, starting at 10 a.m.

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Tonasket's Cierra Williams (shown performing at a high school event last month) will be one of 15 finalists vying for top honors on Saturday at the Nashville Country Star state finals at the Omak PAC. Photo by Brent Baker

Cierra Williams shoots for Nashville Star prize

TONASKET – It’s a fortunate person who can turn their passion into their profession.

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