OKANOGAN – The Paths and Trails Committee has developed a draft Recreation Plan that evaluates existing recreation opportunities, reviews public opinion regarding parks and recreation and proposes a six-year action plan and other related items that the county wishes to pursue.
EAST WENATCHEE – An Oroville man sought in numerous burglary and theft charges in Oroville and Tonasket, including a theft at the Okanogan Eagles is being held in the Chelan County Jail.
TONASKET – The Tonasket City Council voted during its Tuesday, Jan. 24, meeting to begin the negotiations with Bergh Funeral Service for the long-term lease of property adjacent to the Tonasket Cemetery for the purpose of building a crematory and columbarium.
OROVILLE – The Oroville City Council received a Letter of Intent to annex properties along Balmes Road, just north of the city limits and across the Okanogan River.
OROVILLE – Several conservation groups are calling Okanogan County PUD’s attempts at re-starting hydroelectric power generation at Enloe Dam a money losing proposition – now and in the future.
TONASKET – The Tonasket Chamber of Commerce installed its new officers and bestowed its annual slate of honors Thursday, Jan. 19, at its yearly banquet at the Tonasket Community Cultural Center.
The most anticipated portion of the evening was the naming of the annual award-winners, presented as chamber members and guests feasted on Lola Orr’s buffet.
Selected by the chamber to serve as Grand Marshals of the Tonasket Founders Day Parade were George and Patti Hill.
TONASKET – The Tonasket Chamber of Commerce presented its 2011 profit and loss statement at its first 2012 meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 10, as well as electing its new officers and board members and announcing dates for a number of annual events.
TONASKET – Night time parking within the Tonasket city limits continued to be an issue for the Tonasket City Council as it heard feedback on recent efforts to enforce a parking ordinance that in some parts of town is extremely difficult to abide by.
OROVILLE – The Martin Luther King Jr. Assembly at Oroville High School last Friday celebrated more than the man or even civil rights, it also delved into the history of women and the vote, as well as all voter’s rights.
TONASKET – Proposed cuts to state Medicare and Medicaid funding have North Valley Hospital District officials concerned about the future of health care in the region, the future of the hospital and the potential economic impact if enacted.