OKANOGAN – The Okanogan Planning Commission okayed a preliminary recommendation for approval of the development agreement for phase one of a proposed development near Tonasket during their meeting on Monday, May 18 in the Commissioners Hearing Room.
OROVILLE – New federal rules requiring all airplanes leaving the United States clear U.S. Customs could mean Oroville’s Dorothy Scott International Airport is in for a lot more traffic.
The Oroville City Council learned of the airport’s potential for increased use from Airport Service Manager Steven Johnston at the council’s Tuesday, May 19 meeting.
TONASKET – The Tonasket School Board passed the budget reductions for the 2009-2010 school year during their regular board meeting on Monday, May 4.
TONASKET – The voting for Bailey Griffin’s Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes Earn Your Stripes video begins online on Monday, May 18.
OROVILLE – Isaac Iverson, an Oroville 12th-grader, appeared before the council to discuss his senior project which would more designate a walking path around Oroville.
OKANOGAN – The prosecutor’s office has filed motions to elevate the charges against three of the defendants in the Michelle Kitterman murder case.
OROVILLE – This year’s choice of members of the Drummond family as May Festival Grand Marshals is a tip of the hat to Bob Drummond, who started Oroville’s premier annual celebration 75 years ago.
OROVILLE – Oroville Police Chief Clay Warnstaff shared a map with the city council that plots out Oroville’s new Drug Free Zone.
TONASKET – As Earth Week came to close, Tonasket residents celebrated the earth on Saturday, April 25 with an Arbor Day Celebration and a Plant and Seed Exchange.
OKANOGAN – Approximately 400 people gathered at the Okanogan County Courthouse for a Tax Day Tea Party on Wednesday, April 15.
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