RIVERSIDE – The Okanogan Valley is not known for being a hot earthquake zone, but Friday, Nov. 18, proved to be an exception as a magnitude 4.6 temblor rattled the area.
TONASKET – The North Valley Hospital District Board received the results of its 2010 audit and approved its preliminary budget for 2012 at its Thursday, Nov. 10, board meeting.
TONASKET – The Tonasket City Council approved its contract with engineering firm Varela and Associates, Inc., for the sewer project, decided to hold the tax levy at its current rate and held further budget discussions to highlight the Tuesday, Nov. 8, council meeting.
OKANOGAN – Although the percentages changed somewhat in a few cases, the second vote count didn’t change early election counts by much except for Oroville School Board Position 5 where 19 votes now separate Rocky DeVon and Timothy Whiteaker.
TONASKET – Tonasket School District’s students and staff members struggled late last week to come to terms with the death of a Tonasket Middle School student who passed away Wednesday evening, Nov. 2.
November is here and to many that means “Bazaar Time,” especially to the members of the Oroville Women’s Club, also known as Oroville Junior Women.
OROVILLE – Oroville will join an agreement the county is making with a property owner that will put off collection of sewer and water development fees until the developer sells his first lot.
TONASKET – The Tonasket School Board is facing a number of decisions regarding the 2012 levy.
OKANOGAN – Gov. Chris Gregoire has appointed longtime District Court Judge Chris Culp to be the county’s second superior court judge.
Culp, who has served as district court since 1987, was appointed superior court commissioner in 1991. Since 2002, he has served as superior court judge pro tem.
“Judge Culp’s deep ties with his community and thorough understanding of the law make him an excellent pick for Okanogan County’s Superior Court. I know Chris will continue to do a great job on the bench,” said Gov. Gregoire.
“I am honored with Governor Gregoire’s appointment. It is a tremendous opportunity to serve the residents of Okanogan County and Washington State in this new role,” said Culp.
OKANOGAN – The face of the Oroville School Board appears to have changed dramatically following last Tuesday’s election-day vote counts.