Historical Society proposes new building behind depot

OROVILLE – Kay Sibley, director of the Okanogan Borderlands Historical Society, presented a proposal to the council about constructing a new building behind the Depot Museum to be used for additional exhibit and storage space.

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The Northwest Ice Fishing Festival was held on Sidley Lake last Saturday. Although the fish weren’t biting most of the 96 registered anglers in the contest said they had a good time trying to coax a rainbow on to their line under sunny skies. Photo by G

NW Ice Fishing Festival attracts 96 anglers

MOLSON – Despite recent reports of catches on Sidley and Molson lakes, none of the 96 anglers registered for last Saturday’s NW Ice Fishing Festival were able to land the big one – or even a little one.

There were 74 adults and 22 youths who registered for the contest on Sidley Lake, according to Robin Stice, who organized the annual event for the Oroville Chamber of Commerce.

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Spay and neuter your pets

OROVILLE – Dot Shank from Okanogan County Animal Foster Care and OK Snip spoke with members of the Oroville Chamber of Commerce about the value in having pets spayed and neutered.

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Honor and Remember Flag

Rep. Short’s ‘Honor and Remember Flag’ legislation for fallen soldiers pass

Legislation requesting Congress adopt an “Honor and Remember Flag” for fallen United States Armed Forces members passed the Washington State House of Representatives unanimously this week. Rep. Shelly Short, R-Addy, sponsored the measure at the behest of several constituents from her 7th Legislative District.

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Symposium set for Tonasket

TONASKET – An Awaken the Dreamer Symposium is set for Tonasket on Saturday, March 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Community Cultural Center located at 411 S. Western Ave.

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Tonasket Food Bank relocating in March

TONASKET – At the beginning of next month, the Tonasket Food Bank will be relocating to the Sarge’s Burger Bunker building at the north end of town with Thursday, March 3 being the first day of operations there.

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Tonasket School District hiring new middle school principal

TONASKET – In light of current Tonasket Middle School Principal Ed Morgan’s announcement last month that he will retire at the end of this school year, the Tonasket School Board gave Superintendent Paul Turner approval to begin the hiring process for a new middle school principal during their meeting on Monday, Feb. 14.

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Tumbleweed Film Festival details presented to Tonasket Chamber

TONASKET – The Tumbleweed Film Festival details were presented during the Tonasket Chamber of Commerce meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 8.

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The Veteran’s Administration Clinic at North Valley Hospital is now seeing patients. Shown from left to right are Dale White, VA office volunteer, Linda Michel, NVH CEO, Eric Knievel, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Marvin Boyd, Departmen

NVH warrants still at $2.46 million

TONASKET – The warrants for North Valley Hospital are still at $2.46 million after a slow January.

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Oroville Chamber will bring circus to town in June

OROVILLE – The Oroville Chamber of Commerce elected the 2011 slate of officers and discussed bringing the Culpepper & Merriweather Circus back to town this summer.

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