TONASKET – Big rigs, smoker tractors, a few semis, local talent and, of course, KXLY television’s Mark Peterson will be returning to Tonasket July 18-19 for the fourth annual Truck and Tractor Pulls.
OROVILLE – Representatives of the Sandalia Resort on Lake Osoyoos appeared before the Oroville City Council at their July 1 meeting seeking an extension of their boat dock.
In conjunction with the current “The Salmon People: Stories Tell the Past” exhibit, Borderlands Historical Society is excited to present an evening with Rose Alexis at the Depot Museum, July 15, beginning at 7 p.m.
OROVILLE – Three children, all under 10-years-old, were airlifted to Sacred Heart Medical following a rollover accident on Highway 97 near O’Neil Road Sunday afternoon, July 6.
TONASKET – In a sign of the North Valley Hospital District’s improving financial situation, the hospitals union employees will be receiving step increases and other improvements in the three-year contract approved the NVH Board of Commissioners at their Thursday, June 26, meeting.
TONASKET – Eight and a half years proved to be enough for Tonasket Council Member Jean Ramsey.
The longest-serving current council member offered her resignation at the Tuesday, June 24, meeting, effective at the end of June.
OMAK – A new business, Omak Audiology Center, has opened at 506 Riverside Drive in Omak to serve your hearing needs
OROVILLE – The Oroville Chamber of Commerce is promising more than just a spectacular pyrotechnics for this year’s Community Fireworks Display at Deep Bay Park.
Barbara Hartman is this years Grand Marshal for the Chesaw Fourth of July Rodeo.
Barb was born 85 years ago in Seattle and went to school through junior high in Molson. She graduated from Snohomish High in 1948, a year later she married Robert Hartman and together
NORTH COUNTY – Independence Day will be celebrated with fireworks and a rodeo again this year in the North County with the 72nd Annual Chesaw Rodeo and an expanded community fireworks display in Oroville.
Poll of the Week
Should the Oroville School Board have renewed OHS Social Studies Teacher Ryan Frazier's Contract
- Yes, he has made a change in students' lives and got them excited about school (46%, 64 Votes)
- Yes, the board should have gone with Principal Kristin Sarmiento's evaluation and recommendation (25%, 35 Votes)
- I don't have enough information to say one way or another (16%, 22 Votes)
- Yes, with the understanding he address Supt. Steve Quick's concerns (14%, 19 Votes)
- No, the issue went through the superintendent and board and should be dropped there (9%, 13 Votes)
- No, we elect local school boards to make these sorts of decisions for us (8%, 11 Votes)
- No, Supt. Steve Quick recommended the first-year probationary teacher's contract not be renewed (5%, 7 Votes)
Total Voters: 140