TONASKET – The Tonasket School Board chose Paul Turner as the new superintendent following an executive session on Thursday, April 2.
OROVILLE – Some people were surprised when the Oroville School Board voted to terminate all coach’s contracts for next year at their last board meeting.
OROVILLE – With scant warning and little chance for public comment, Oroville’s School Board terminated all district coaching contracts for next school year as part of a multi-item consent agenda.
OROVILLE – Oroville’s city leaders struggledover whether Sandalia Resorts should be issued a permit to place a 206 footprivate dock on Lake Osoyoos at a closed record hearing Tuesday, March 17.
OROVILLE – Oroville Police Chief Clay Warnstaff requested the council approve “Drug Free Zones” throughout Oroville that would double sentencing and fines for convicted drug dealers.
OROVILLE – Just when it seemed Oroville’s sidewalk project along Highway 97 had stumbled due to a lack of state funding, the recently approved federal stimulus package could get the project up and on its feet again.
OKANOGAN COUNTY – The fees to use private railroad crossings on the Cascade and Columbia River Railroad (CSCD) have gone up recently upsetting some local residents.
OROVILLE – The state may be willing to transfer ownership of Osoyoos Lake Veterans State Park to Oroville rather than closing it, but the city still has its concerns.
TONASKET – The Okanogan County Sheriff’s Department is working around the clock to solve the homicide of Michelle L. Kitterman.
Kitterman, 25 of Oroville, was found dead at the end of a driveway on Stalder Road south of Tonasket in the Pine Creek area on Sunday, March 1 at 12:20 p.m.
“We didn’t know what had caused her death but we knew at the scene that there was more to it,” Sheriff Frank Rogers said.
TONASKET – The Tonasket Chamber of Commerce discussed how to survive the recession in a small town during their general discussion meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 24.
To facilitate this discussion, Chamber President Kari Alexander presented a document titled “‘Peak Performance’ Assessment & Strategies How to Survive in a Slowing Economy” from the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Web site.