New assisted living facility planned for Oroville

OROVILLE – Cheryl Lewis with the Oroville Housing Authority discussed that agency’s plans to construct a 24-unit assisted living facility near their migrant camp off Sawtell Road.

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Oroville City Council discusses State Park

OROVILLE – Oroville is in line to get Veteran’s Memorial State Park, however, the Colville Confederated Tribes has filed suit against the state for its method of determining the criteria for the transfer.

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New Tonasket teachers (L-R) Amy Cheeseman and Lisa Spear

New teachers in Tonasket School District feel welcome

TONASKET – The new teachers in the Tonasket School District say they feel welcomed by the community since school started.

“The Tonasket School District has been wonderful,” Amy Cheeseman, part-time third grade teacher, part-time reading intervention instructor at Tonasket Elementary School, said. “From day one I have felt welcomed, supported and encouraged. It is comforting to be working in such a close knit community.”

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New Oroville teachers (L-R) Dan Vassar, Larry Gibson and Carol Cooke

Oroville School District has three new teachers

OROVILLE – Three new teacher joined the staff of Oroville School District with the beginning of the 2009-2010 school year last month.

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Second annual Breast Cancer Awareness Month in North Valley Hospital Distri

TONASKET – The second annual Breast Cancer Awareness Month has begun in the North Valley Hospital District and will continue throughout the month of October.

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Fall fruit harvest well underway

OROVILLE – All the pears and most of the golden delicious apples have already been picked and growers are moving on to harvesting their red varieties.

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State Parks Commission agrees to transfer Veteran’s Memorial to Oroville

SPOKANE – A small delegation of representatives of Oroville travelled to Spokane last week to ask the state Parks and Recreation Commission to transfer Osoyoos Lake Veteran’s Memorial State park to the city.

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Oroville will participate in pellet stove program

OROVILLE – Oroville will participate in a program that’s goal is to put energy efficient pellet stoves in local homes and businesses while bringing jobs by turning salvaged wood products into pellet fuel.

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Enrollment at Oroville schools unexpectedly on the rise

OROVILLE – Ernie Bartelson, Superintendent at Oroville School District, reported an enrollment increase of about 85 students over last year.

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Three suspects in the Michelle Kitterman murder case (L-R) Tansy Fae Mathis, Brent L. Phillips and David Eugene Richards, will be standing trial starting this week in Okanogan County Superior Court. A fourth suspect, Lacey Hirst-Pavek, is out on bail and

Trials for Kitterman murder defendents continued to Nov. 17

OKANOGAN – The murder trials for three of the defendants in the Michelle Kitterman case have been continued to Nov. 17.

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