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Molson Midsummer Festival June 20, 2015

MOLSON – The community of Molson would like to invite everyone young and old, to come to the June 20th Molson Midsummer Festival, a Molson summer fun day that has something for everyone.

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Oroville graduate Laura James wins her second Emmy

Seattle-based videographer wins award for work on “Solving the Mystery of Dying Starfish” SEATTLE – Videographer Laura James, a 1900 graduate of Oroville High School, recently won her second television Emmy® Award in Environmental Feature/Segment in the Northwest Region of the U.S. for her underwater video work on Solving the Mystery of Dying Starfish. The [...]

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Oroville seeks Senator’s help regarding old USBP Station

Council considers adoption of ATV ordinance OROVILLE – The City of Oroville would like to take over the old U.S. Border Patrol Station on Main Street, but so far hasn’t had any luck in convincing the General Services Administration to let them use it for more than a police station. “They asked for their key [...]

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Tonasket urges community to get ready for early fire season

TONASKET – Tonasket City Council Member Jill Vugteveen, a USFS employee, reported at the May 25 council meeting it was time to start thinking about fire danger, as “we are about a month and a half ahead of the season. And with the Fourth of July coming up, you have the source to ignite that stuff.”

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Watercross racers hit Lake Osoyoos this weekend

OROVILLE — About 50 watercross race teams are expected to fill Deep Bay Park this weekend for the second Lake Osoyoos Cup.

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Tonasket Council sets public hearing on Six Year Transportation Plan

TONASKET – Tonasket City Council’s second meeting in June will include a public hearing for the Six Year Transportation Plan. The community is invited to come and express any needs they see at the meeting about roads in the city of Tonasket. The needs are prioritized every year, and filed with county agencies for future funding. The public hearing is set for the June 23 meeting, which begins at 7 p.m.

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Cougar makes an early morning appearance in town

TONASKET – The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDF&W) Police received a call about a cougar treed by a dog on Seventh Street in Tonasket Thursday, May 20.

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NVH board appoints new hospital adminstrator

North Valley Hospital (NVH) Board of Commissioners moved to appoint Mike Zwicker of Harlowton, Montana, as CEO-Administrator/Superintendent. The motion was made by Clarice Nelson and seconded by Herb Wandler. The appointment will be acted upon at the next meeting, May 28, with the position commencing May 29. Compensation offered Zwicker includes a salary of $150,500 per year.

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Next fall’s elections should be interesting

OKANOGAN COUNTY – It looks like next fall’s election is shaping up to be an interesting one as several local offices have incumbents facing challengers.

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Osoyoos Lake serves as ‘beautiful’ backdrop for Rally at the Border Blues Fest

OROVILLE – They may have left singing the blues, but no one who attended last Saturday’s Rally at the Border Blues Fest left unhappy. Between 350 and 400 people attended the festival, now in it’s second year. An increase in attendance by more than 100, according to organizers. Visitors came from as far away as Vancouver BC, Seattle and Twin Falls Idaho.

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