OROVILLE – At their Monday, July 25 meeting the Oroville School Board passed a $7,181,000 operating budget for the 2011-12 school year based on a projected enrollment of 600 students.
OROVILLE – David Castillo appeared before the Oroville City Council requesting permission to move his jet ski rentals to Lake Osoyoos Veteran Park.
OROVILLE – The Oroville Chamber of Commerce’s second annual Toast of Oroville Wine Festival will be held at City Park this Saturday, July 30 between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.
OKANOGAN – Law enforcement authorities are seeking the whereabouts of two men, one believed involved in a murder and the other in an unrelated attempted murder and kidnapping in Okanogan County last week.
The first suspect is Nicolas Perez-Patistan, 25, Brewster, and he is wanted for the murder of Carlos Porras-Trujillo, 39, also of Brewster. Trujillo was killed during a fight in an orchard on Red Apple Road north of Brewster on Sunday, July 17. An autopsy conducted on July 21 revealed the cause of death was a head wound caused by blunt force trauma, according to Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers.
OROVILLE – The Oroville City Council will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, Aug. 2 to consider an additional extension of the interim Critical Areas Ordinance to allow for time to complete the final draft of a new ordinance.
OROVILLE – The Oroville Chamber of Commerce’s second annual Toast of Oroville Wine Festival will be held at City Park on July 30 between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.
OROVILLE – Katriona Lidstrand shows once more what a community can do. “Kat,” as she likes to be called, chose adding colorful flowers to the south end of town as her Senior Project.
TONASKET – Tonasket approved their six-year transportation plan at the city council’s July 12 meeting.
TONASKET – Tonasket has received a forgivable principal loan of more than $1.2 million from the state to construct the Bonaparte Creek Area Sanitary Sewer Project.
OROVILLE – The Okanogan Borderlands Historical Society brings Heritage and Airport Fly-in Days to Oroville this Friday and Saturday.
The activities surrounding Heritage Days and the Airport Fly-in recount moments in Oroville history and take place around town and at Oroville’s Dorothy Scott Memorial International Airport. These include a historical walk around town, war-time displays at the Depot Museum and information about a world record holding glider pilot who grew up in Oroville….