OROVILLE – After a public backlash over a decision to search for a new superintendent from within the district, the Oroville school board agreed to expand the search to a wider range of candidates.
TONASKET – Taylor Ayers became the third generation of Ayers women to be crowned Miss Tonasket Rodeo Queen during the coronation ceremony at the Tonasket Eagles on Saturday, Oct. 17.
The ceremony, led by Mike Stansbury, was the culmination of the Miss Tonasket Rodeo Queen competition which started at 10 a.m. Saturday with the horsemanship competition. Personal interviews with each contestant were done on Saturday evening and the coronation began at 7 p.m.
SPOKANE – Sterling Savings Bank, with local branches in Oroville and Brewster, has agreed to a “cease and desist” order from the federal agency that insures depositors.
OROVILLE – Oroville’s Chamber of Commerce is inviting businesses to decorate, and encourage their employees to dress up, again this year for Halloween.
TONASKET – In order to completely finish the hospital addition, North Valley Hospital District is hoping to pass a $7.5 million bond issue in the Nov. 3 election.
TONASKET – The 75th Tonasket Founders Day Rodeo Queen Coronation will be on Saturday, Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. at the Tonasket Eagles.
TONASKET – Patrick Plumb, one of the mayoral candidates, wants to work on the future today if he becomes Tonasket mayor.
TONASKET – Joyce Fancher, one of two mayoral candidates, wants to do what she can do for the City of Tonasket if she becomes mayor.
OROVILLE – Cheryl Lewis with the Oroville Housing Authority discussed that agency’s plans to construct a 24-unit assisted living facility near their migrant camp off Sawtell Road.
OROVILLE – Oroville is in line to get Veteran’s Memorial State Park, however, the Colville Confederated Tribes has filed suit against the state for its method of determining the criteria for the transfer.