TONASKET – The Tonasket Community Theater will be presenting “Animal Farm,” a play adapted from the classic George Orwell novel of the same name.
TONASKET – Business from the last Tonasket City Council meeting, including the need for a planner, carried over into last Tuesday’s meeting.
TONASKET-The school board and principals agreed the school year is off to a good start at the board’s meeting on Monday, Sept. 8.
OROVILLE – Oroville and Georgia Laine Developments are still negotiating over water at the developer’s Bee Kee Orchards property north of town on the east side of Lake Osoyoos.
OKANOGAN – The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has accepted an application by Okanogan County PUD to relicense Enloe Dam on the Similkameen River northwest of Oroville.
OKANOGAN – Okanogan County PUD has sent the Final License Application for Enloe Dam to the federal agency that oversees the licensing of dams.
OROVILLE – Ed Naillon, an Oroville High School teacher, was sworn in as Oroville’s newest city council member at the ruling body’s Aug. 18 meeting.
OROVILLE – With Dr. Ernie Bartelson planning on retiring after one more year as superintendent, the Oroville School Board will start the process of finding his replacement in the upcoming months.
OROVILLE – It isn’t just Oroville celebrating its centennial, the historic Samson home, built in 1908 turned 100 years-old and was opened to the public during Heritage Days last weekend.
OROVILLE – The Okanogan Borderlands Historical Society sponsored an antique tractor show and race on Saturday, Aug. 16 in conjunction with this year’s Heritage Days.
Poll of the Week
Should the Oroville School Board have renewed OHS Social Studies Teacher Ryan Frazier's Contract
- Yes, he has made a change in students' lives and got them excited about school (46%, 64 Votes)
- Yes, the board should have gone with Principal Kristin Sarmiento's evaluation and recommendation (25%, 35 Votes)
- I don't have enough information to say one way or another (16%, 22 Votes)
- Yes, with the understanding he address Supt. Steve Quick's concerns (14%, 19 Votes)
- No, the issue went through the superintendent and board and should be dropped there (9%, 13 Votes)
- No, we elect local school boards to make these sorts of decisions for us (8%, 11 Votes)
- No, Supt. Steve Quick recommended the first-year probationary teacher's contract not be renewed (5%, 7 Votes)
Total Voters: 140