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Immaculate Conception Church celebrates centennial

OROVILLE – Like the town, Oroville’s Immaculate Conception Parish celebrated its 100th birthday this year, but the area’s connection with Catholicism predates the town by nearly seven decades.

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Miss Tonasket Rodeo Queen 2009 Kelsey Gallas helped lead children to Santa during Winter Fest on Friday, Dec. 5 so that they could tell him what they want for Christmas.Photo by Emily Hanson

Tonasket Winter Fest

Miss Tonasket Rodeo Queen 2009 Kelsey Gallas helped lead children to Santa during Winter Fest on Friday, Dec. 5 so that they could tell him what they want for Christmas.Photo by Emily Hanson

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School board looking at ways to prepare for state cuts

OROVILLE – Just how much the state will cut from school funding as it faces a huge deficit has yet to be determined, but the Oroville School District can already see storm clouds gathering on the horizon.

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Seminar on changes in workers compensation

OMAK – Representatives from the Washington State Department of Labor &amp; Industries will be holding a seminar for small businesses on Dec. 9 in Omak.

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Shop with a Cop on Saturday, Dec. 13

OROVILLE – On Dec. 13, children from Tonasket and Oroville will spend the day with local officers during the Shop With a Cop program.

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Tonasket School District receives academic award

TONASKET – The Tonasket School District board meeting on Monday, Nov. 24 began on a very positive note with a letter of congratulations to the school for their receiving the Academic Improvement Award.

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Tonasket City Council approves 2009 budget items

TONASKET – The 2009 budget items were approved at the Tonasket City Council meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 25.

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Tonasket Council approves CDBG resolutions

TONASKET-The city council approved the resolutions for the Community Development Block Grant for North Valley Hospital District at their meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 12.

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County, cities and Tribe represented at Public Transportation Improvement C

OKANOGAN-The board for the Okanogan County Public Improvement Conference was formed at the meeting on Thursday, Nov. 13 in the Okanogan County Commissioner’s meeting room.

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Gold Digger announces strategic alliance with Gebbers Farms and Chelan Fres

OROVILLE – Gold Digger Apples announced Tuesday that they had entered into a strategic alliance with Gebbers Farms of Brewster and Chelan Fresh Marketing of Chelan.

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