TONASKET – Construction on the Community Cultural Center began at the end of May and the building is mid-way through the project.
OROVILLE – Cherry harvest is underway in the North Okanogan with Lapins and Rainiers the main varieties being picked right now.
TONASKET – Mark Morris, wraps-up a career of more than 40 years with the U.S. Forest Service this week, including the last decade as Tonasket’s District Ranger. He said his new to-do list is pretty long and includes spending more time on horseback in the Pasayten Wilderness.
OROVILLE – Dr. Ernie Bartelson attended his last Oroville School Board meeting as the district’s superintendent Monday, June 28, leaving just two days before his official retirement at the end of the month.
OKANOGAN – The final trial in the murder of Michelle Kitterman has been continued until Monday, Nov. 1 and moved to Douglas County.
OROVILLE – The Oroville Chamber of Commerce is seeking people with fresh ideas to fill the position of president and vice president of the organization.
TONASKET – Concerns from residents about the water policy in the possible annexation area south of Tonasket were heard during the Tuesday, June 22 Tonasket City Council meeting.
TONASKET – The registered warrants, the money North Valley Hospital must repay the county, are up to $3.5 million, as of the Thursday, June 24 meeting.
OROVILLE – The Oroville Community Fireworks Display will take place again this year at Oroville’s Deep Bay Park, according to Dane Forrester, who organizes the event each year.
CHESAW – The Chesaw Rodeo Club has chosen C&C Rodeo Stock Contractors Red Clark and Harold Carter to be honored as this year’s Fourth of July Chesaw Rodeo Grand Marshals.