OROVILLE – Kathy Jones, r, updated the Oroville City Council on the problems regarding financing the city hall expansion and remodel.
OKANOGAN – The State Environmental Protection Act (SEPA) appeal against the proposed Eagle Canyon Development on Pine Creek road was denied on Tuesday, Feb. 17 during an appeal hearing with the Okanogan County Commissioners.
TONASKET – City hall was packed at the beginning of the Tonasket City Council meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 10 as a group of concerned residents on Airport Road presented the Eagle Canyon Development to the council.
TONASKET – In the words of Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes mascot Tony the Tiger, Bailey Griffin “is great!”
Bailey, a 10-year-old fifth grader at Tonasket Elementary School, is one of four finalists for the Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes Earn Your Stripes (EYS) program with the chance to win the second annual Youth Achievement Award at the 2009 ESPY Breakfast. As a runner in the Girls on the Run program, which is sponsored nationally by Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes, Bailey was eligible to apply for this award.
TONASKET – The Tonasket City Council approved a consulting contract at their meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 10 to develop a Capital Improvement Plan.
OKANOGAN COUNTY – Seventh District Senator Bob Morton, R-Kettle Falls, received word recently that the Okanogan Conservation District has been awarded nearly $500,000 in grants from the state’s Centennial Clean Water Fund.
TONASKET – The Tonasket School Board filled the vacant District Four position at their regular board meeting on Monday, Feb. 9.
OKANOGAN COUNTY – Various organizations, agencies and city governments in Okanogan County want a share of the $1 billion in federal stimulus money the state expects to get for “shovel-ready projects.”
OROVILLE – David Taber Sr. appeared before the Oroville City Council to request that 2.1 acres east of Highway 97 on the south end of town be annexed into the city.
OKANOGAN – The State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) appeal hearing for the Eagle Canyon Long Plat 2008-8 will be on Tuesday, Feb. 17 at 2 p.m. in the Commissioner’s Board Room.
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