OROVILLE – Scott Miller, director of the Okanogan County Department of Emergency Management, presented the Oroville City Council with a Comprehensive Emergency Management Plan at their Tuesday, March 1 meeting.
OROVILLE – Okanogan County Commissioners took testimony on the Comprehensive Plan in a hearing held in Oroville Tuesday, March 1.
OROVILLE – A fire last Saturday night on Sawtells Road claimed the life of 55-year-old Wayne Cumbo who had been in a camper trailer on his father’s property.
OROVILLE – Kay Sibley, director of the Okanogan Borderlands Historical Society, presented a proposal to the council about constructing a new building behind the Depot Museum to be used for additional exhibit and storage space.
MOLSON – Despite recent reports of catches on Sidley and Molson lakes, none of the 96 anglers registered for last Saturday’s NW Ice Fishing Festival were able to land the big one – or even a little one.
There were 74 adults and 22 youths who registered for the contest on Sidley Lake, according to Robin Stice, who organized the annual event for the Oroville Chamber of Commerce.
OROVILLE – Dot Shank from Okanogan County Animal Foster Care and OK Snip spoke with members of the Oroville Chamber of Commerce about the value in having pets spayed and neutered.
Legislation requesting Congress adopt an “Honor and Remember Flag” for fallen United States Armed Forces members passed the Washington State House of Representatives unanimously this week. Rep. Shelly Short, R-Addy, sponsored the measure at the behest of several constituents from her 7th Legislative District.
TONASKET – An Awaken the Dreamer Symposium is set for Tonasket on Saturday, March 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Community Cultural Center located at 411 S. Western Ave.
TONASKET – At the beginning of next month, the Tonasket Food Bank will be relocating to the Sarge’s Burger Bunker building at the north end of town with Thursday, March 3 being the first day of operations there.
TONASKET – In light of current Tonasket Middle School Principal Ed Morgan’s announcement last month that he will retire at the end of this school year, the Tonasket School Board gave Superintendent Paul Turner approval to begin the hiring process for a new middle school principal during their meeting on Monday, Feb. 14.