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
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.
OMAK – Representatives from the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries will be holding a seminar for small businesses on Dec. 9 in Omak.
OROVILLE – On Dec. 13, children from Tonasket and Oroville will spend the day with local officers during the Shop With a Cop program.
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.
TONASKET – The 2009 budget items were approved at the Tonasket City Council meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 25.
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.
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.
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.
OKANOGAN COUNTY – Okanogan County broke with the rest of the state on who should be president, with voters favoring John McCain slightly over now president-elect Barack Obama.