TONASKET – Representatives of the Tonasket Youth Baseball Association appeared before the Tonasket City Council Tuesday, March 8, to present plans for upgrading the baseball fields at Chief Tonasket Park.
OROVILLE – The Oroville School Board met with Lloyd Olson of Northwest Leadership Associates to discuss how to proceed with the search for a new district superintendent and to set a timeline for interviews with prospective candidates.
OROVILLE – A 47-year-old Tonasket woman died when the car she was riding in attempted to turn off Highway 97 onto a driveway and was struck by an oncoming truck in the other lane.
RIVERSIDE – A Cascade & Columbia River Railroad (C&CRRR) train with 52-cars and two locomotives derailed about two and a half miles north of Riverside Monday, March 14 around 3:30 p.m. The train was only traveling about nine mph when it derailed, according to Okanogan County Emergency Management (OCEM).
TONASKET – “Lean Six is a crucial part in the success of any hospital; reimbursement is getting less and less. We need to look at ways to minimize waste,” said NVH CEO Mike Zwicker, as he asked the board to “move forward with a commitment in change in culture
OROVILLE – Local realtor Rocky DeVon, was named ‘Realtor of the Quarter” for the third quarter of 2015 by the North Central Washington Association of Realtors.
TONASKET – Tonasket Mayor Patrick Plumb was sorely disappointed when a motion he put before City Council members failed for a lack of votes. The motion called for paying the NCW Economic Development District $2500 to be part of a data collection survey called the Okanogan County Fire Economic Recovery Strategic Plan.
TONASKET – Tonasket and Oroville High Schools have partnered with North Valley Hospital (NVH) to provide career exploration opportunities to students.
OROVILLE – The Oroville School Board met for their February meeting last Monday and heard a report on the new In-House Suspension rooms the board agreed to staff at their previous monthly meeting.
OROVILLE – The Oroville City Council agreed to share Building Inspector Christian Johnson’s services with Omak while their building inspector recovers from a fall from the room of a business.