OKANOGAN – The North Valley Hospital District Board met with the Okanogan County Commissioners and county treasurer on Tuesday, Jan. 26 to discuss their plan to pay off the $3.2 million in warrants they owe the county.
TONASKET – The city council, along with the consultant from Highlands Associates, is working on the shoreline master plan.
Kurt Danison gave the council an update on the Okanogan County Planning Commission’s Comprehensive Plan and Critical Mass Plan before talking with them about the shoreline master plan during the meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 26. Danison explained to the council the Early Adopter Grant for the Shoreline Master Plans which are given to cities that adopt their shoreline master plans before 2010.
TONASKET – The Tonasket Chamber of Commerce is looking for a way to welcome travelers through town on their way to the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, B.C. next month.
OROVILLE – Eight Oroville students will accompany OHS teacher George Thornton on a three-week educational and cultural opportunity in the Dominican Republic this March.
TONASKET – The city council is applying for a Community Development Block Grant in order to find funding to extend sewer and water services south of Tonasket.
OROVILLE – Miss Brandy Range was selected as this year’s Oroville May Festival Queen at the Royalty Selection Night held at the OHS Commons Monday, Jan. 18.
OROVILLE – Oroville has agreed to be the administrating agency should North Valley Hospital’s request for as much as $600,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) monies be approved by the state.
OROVILLE – Oroville School Superintendent Ernie Bartelson discussed the upcoming $1.497 million two-year Maintenance and Operations levy with chamber members last Friday.
OKANOGAN – The murder trials for Tansy Mathis, Brent Phillips and David Richards have been continued to the week of Feb. 9.
OROVILLE – Despite the county running out of grant money to update their Shoreline Master Plan, Oroville and the other incorporated cities of the county will pool resources to complete their own plans.