OROVILLE – Stan and Tina Janowitz appeared before the Oroville City Council to talk about plans for this year’s Run for the Boarder event scheduled for Saturday, May 16.
OKANOGAN – The Eagle Canyon Long Plat 2008-8 was continued again until March 23 at 7 p.m. during its second hearing with the Okanogan Planning Commission on Monday, Feb. 23.
The hearing began with Perry Huston, Director of Planning and Development, reporting to the planning commission that the State Environmental Protection Act (SEPA) appeal against the development had been denied.
OROVILLE – Kathy Jones, r, updated the Oroville City Council on the problems regarding financing the city hall expansion and remodel.
OKANOGAN – The State Environmental Protection Act (SEPA) appeal against the proposed Eagle Canyon Development on Pine Creek road was denied on Tuesday, Feb. 17 during an appeal hearing with the Okanogan County Commissioners.
TONASKET – City hall was packed at the beginning of the Tonasket City Council meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 10 as a group of concerned residents on Airport Road presented the Eagle Canyon Development to the council.
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.
TONASKET – The Tonasket City Council approved a consulting contract at their meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 10 to develop a Capital Improvement Plan.
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.
TONASKET – The Tonasket School Board filled the vacant District Four position at their regular board meeting on Monday, Feb. 9.
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.”