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School board looking at ways to prepare for state cuts

OROVILLE – Just how much the state will cut from school funding as it faces a huge deficit has yet to be determined, but the Oroville School District can already see storm clouds gathering on the horizon.

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Seminar on changes in workers compensation

OMAK – Representatives from the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries will be holding a seminar for small businesses on Dec. 9 in Omak.

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Shop with a Cop on Saturday, Dec. 13

OROVILLE – On Dec. 13, children from Tonasket and Oroville will spend the day with local officers during the Shop With a Cop program.

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Tonasket School District receives academic award

TONASKET – The Tonasket School District board meeting on Monday, Nov. 24 began on a very positive note with a letter of congratulations to the school for their receiving the Academic Improvement Award.

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Tonasket City Council approves 2009 budget items

TONASKET – The 2009 budget items were approved at the Tonasket City Council meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 25.

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Tonasket Council approves CDBG resolutions

TONASKET-The city council approved the resolutions for the Community Development Block Grant for North Valley Hospital District at their meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 12.

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County, cities and Tribe represented at Public Transportation Improvement C

OKANOGAN-The board for the Okanogan County Public Improvement Conference was formed at the meeting on Thursday, Nov. 13 in the Okanogan County Commissioner’s meeting room.

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Gold Digger announces strategic alliance with Gebbers Farms and Chelan Fres

OROVILLE – Gold Digger Apples announced Tuesday that they had entered into a strategic alliance with Gebbers Farms of Brewster and Chelan Fresh Marketing of Chelan.

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County breaks with state on presidential election

OKANOGAN COUNTY – Okanogan County broke with the rest of the state on who should be president, with voters favoring John McCain slightly over now president-elect Barack Obama.

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Oroville plans to expand sidewalk south along Highway 97

OROVILLE – Oroville wants to become even more pedestrian friendly with nearly one and a half miles of new sidewalk planned following the east side of Highway 97 south.

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