OROVILLE – The state might say it’s legal, but as far as the feds are concerned marijuana, medical or otherwise, is still verboten.
TONASKET – The staff and board of directors of the North Valley Hospital District have long sought a way to provide service to patients that would reduce health care costs for the hospital and patients alike.
OROVILLE – Lisa Lindsay has started a wildlife education and rehabilitation center in Oroville she calls the Okanogan Wildlife League.
TONASKET – Teresa Hawkins expressed her concern over the resignation of varsity basketball coach Glenn Braman during the public comment portion of the Tonasket School Board meeting on Monday, March 12.
Hawkins, wife of longtime varsity football coach Jay Hawkins, said she was concerned that the direction of the school district concerning its coaches was taking an ugly turn.
TONASKET – The Tonasket City Council provided updates on a number of civic projects that are progressing through their planning stages at the Tuesday, March 13, council meeting.
SPOKANE – Former Oroville High School Principal Frank Motta died from injuries sustained while trying to help a neighbor whose Spokane area home had been overrun by a teenage party.
Apparently Motta was asked to keep an eye on the house by his neighbor and on Saturday, March 10 when he saw there was a party going on he called the neighbor who was out of town. She gave him the security code to the garage door and called 911. Motta then went to try and break up the party.
TONASKET – The Community Cultural Center of Tonasket and Little Shop of Yoga present the 2nd Annual Health and Spirituality Faire on Saturday, March 17.
TONASKET The North Valley Hospital District sent out 2,000 surveys to households in the district last week to solicit community input on health care needs in the district.
OROVILLE – Oroville Councilwoman Neysa Roley was appointed to the Okanogan County Board of Health by Mayor Chuck Spieth at the council’s Tuesday, March 6 meeting.
US PORT OF ENTRY – On March 8, International Women’s Day, a group of enthusiastic and hardy community members gathered at the US/Canada border to honor women survivors of war and to stand for peace.
Live music, magical belly-dancing, poetry and a poignant speech created a memorable event for everyone there. Kezia Wills, a local community member and mother, spoke to the cause for the occasion.