OKANOGAN – The Okanogan County Department of Public Works will be adding Emergency Weight Restrictions on the following County roads as of Feb. 25 at 9:30 a.m. Roads will be added or deleted from this list as weather and road conditions change.
Public Hearing scheduled before board meeting TONASKET – The need to expand and upgrade facilities is still there; the money, however, is not. The Tonasket School Board called a special meeting Monday, Feb. 17, to try to figure out its next move in the wake of the failure of its $6 million bond measure for [...]
TONASKET – The Tonasket School Board will hold a public hearing to receive community input the school bond on Monday, Feb. 24 from 7 to 8 p.m. in the board room.
TONASKET – The Tonasket City Council is looking to extend the 35 and 25 mile per hour speed limit zones on the south side of town and discussed making the request of the Washington Department of Transportation at their Tuesday, Feb. 11, council meeting.
TONASKET – The body of a woman who apparently jumped off Tonasket’s Fourth Street Bridge was found the evening of Wednesday, Feb. 12, in the Okanogan River about 300 yards south of the bridge.
OKANOGAN COUNTY – Voters in the Oroville, Tonasket, Pateros, Brewster, Okanogan and Omak School Districts all approved levies in the Tuesday, Feb. 11 Special Election, however, a measure that would have expanded facilities and replaced the Alternative School in the Tonasket District has fallen short of approval.
OROVILLE – The long awaited approval of the revised Capital Improvement Plan for Oroville’s Dorothy Scott International Airport was received from the Federal Aviation Administration.
NORTH COUNTY – Three of the four ballot measures involving Tonasket and Oroville School Districts were passing as of the initial Tuesday, Feb. 11, vote count, but one was going down to a decisive defeat. Tonasket’s Proposition 2, a bond to expand and improve the school’s facilities, had 50.7 percent voting in favor (541-526). But [...]
OKANOGAN – The investigation of a possible Social Security fraud by an Oroville area man led to the discovery of his father’s dead body buried 16 miles northeast of Ellisforde.
TONASKET – Repairs for one of North Valley Hospital’s generators, as well as well as the server the contains patient records, were ongoing after both experienced various levels of failure during the past month, reported facilities and IT director Kelly Cariker at the Thursday, Jan. 31 Board of Commissioners meeting.