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Tonasket 10-year-old part of Kelloggs video shoot

TONASKET – In the words of Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes mascot Tony the Tiger, Bailey Griffin “is great!”

Bailey, a 10-year-old fifth grader at Tonasket Elementary School, is one of four finalists for the Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes Earn Your Stripes (EYS) program with the chance to win the second annual Youth Achievement Award at the 2009 ESPY Breakfast. As a runner in the Girls on the Run program, which is sponsored nationally by Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes, Bailey was eligible to apply for this award.

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Tonasket to develop Capital Improvement Plan

TONASKET – The Tonasket City Council approved a consulting contract at their meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 10 to develop a Capital Improvement Plan.

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Conservation District receives wetlands grant

OKANOGAN COUNTY – Seventh District Senator Bob Morton, R-Kettle Falls, received word recently that the Okanogan Conservation District has been awarded nearly $500,000 in grants from the state’s Centennial Clean Water Fund.

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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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