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Tonasket school board fills district four position

TONASKET – The Tonasket School Board filled the vacant District Four position at their regular board meeting on Monday, Feb. 9.

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Requests for stimulus money from Okanogan County over $15 million

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.”

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New annexation proposal made to Oroville City Council

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.

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Eagle Canyon development proposal draws controversy among neighbors

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.

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Residents of Tonasket and the surrounding area enjoying the Tonasket Kiwanis 25th Annual Ground Hog Dinner on Saturday, Feb. 7, in the Tonasket High School Commons. Kiwanis Treasurer Jack Gavin said about 326 meals were served. The money raised goes to fu

Raising Money for Tonasket Youth

Residents of Tonasket and the surrounding area enjoying the Tonasket Kiwanis 25th Annual Ground Hog Dinner on Saturday, Feb. 7, in the Tonasket High School Commons. Kiwanis Treasurer Jack Gavin said about 326 meals were served. The money raised goes to fu

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Tonasket School District recognized for outstanding bus maintenance

TONASKET – At the school board meeting on Monday, Jan. 26, Superintendent Randy Hauff announced that the Tonasket School District had been recognized for their outstanding bus maintenance.

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Oroville School Board selects 2009 officers

OROVILLE – Tedi Fletcher was selected as the new chairwoman for the Oroville School Board at the directors’ meeting Monday, Jan. 26.

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Tonasket will raise water and sewer rates

TONASKET – The city council decided on a 2.5 percent rate increase for a water and sewer ordinance at their meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 27.

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Survey shows no state-owned lands in Henry Kniss Park

OROVILLE – A recent survey to determine what parts of Henry Kniss Riverfront Park were owned by the state revealed that little if any of the Oroville park was outside of city ownership.

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Sully’s, a Loomis landmark, destroyed by fire

LOOMIS – Sully’s Café burned down on Thursday, Jan. 22.

“The café caught fire in the early morning and the emergency calls were made about five minutes before 6 a.m.,” Chris Elder, café owner, said. She added that Jerry Ogle, who owns the Loomis Kwik Stop, called in the fire.

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