OKANOGAN – The murder trials for Tansy Mathis, Brent Phillips and David Richards have been continued to the week of Feb. 9.
OROVILLE – Despite the county running out of grant money to update their Shoreline Master Plan, Oroville and the other incorporated cities of the county will pool resources to complete their own plans.
Editor’s Note: This week we take a look back at just a few of the stories that made the front page of the Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune during 2009. G.A.D.
Tonasket students heading to Washington D.C. – In June next of next year 22 eighth and ninth graders travel to the nation’s capital; four will participate in a wreath ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
OROVILLE – Two young ladies, Brandy Lynne Range and Cheyanne Sharpe, are requesting the Oroville community consider them for the position of this year’s May Festival Queen and Princess.
TONASKET – The salaries and benefit for city employees were approved along with the 2010 budget during the Tonasket City Council meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 22.
TONASKET – Food and coat donations can still be made to fill the bed of a truck at OK Chevrolet until 5 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 31.
OKANOGAN COUNTY – With temperatures dropping and no money for a shelter, Okanogan County is becoming a bad place to be homeless this winter.
OKANOGAN COUNTY – A winter storm warning from the National Weather Service in Spokane for the Okanogan Highlands and the Okanogan Valley was canceled late Monday, however, a winter storm advisory was to be in effect until mid-week.
TONASKET – The city council set a special meeting for Tuesday, Dec. 22 at 7 p.m. to discuss the 2010 salaries of city employees during their regular meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 8.
OROVILLE – Although they do not yet have a quorum on the board to make the decision that would set the amount for the next two-year Oroville M & O Levy, Superintendent Ernie Bartelson will be recommending an amount of nearly $1.5 million.