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Oroville Police get better connected

OROVILLE – Oroville Police Chief Todd Hill requested a change in cell phone service and equipment at the Nov. 3 council meeting that will help his officer’s stay better connected when out on patrol.

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Pedestrian killed on Hwy. 97 south of Oroville

OROVILLE – A pedestrian was struck and fatally wounded the evening of Monday, Nov. 9, around 7:30 p.m. when he walked onto Highway 97 and was struck by a southbound car.

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Election Update: Looks like Tonasket Parks & Rec. District has approval of voters

OKANOGAN – Even after two ballot counts, approval of the Tonasket Parks and Recreation District seems assured and two incumbent school directors may have lost their seats on their boards if the follow-up ballot counts continues along the same lines as the election night count and the second count on Friday.

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Deer causes temporary lane closure on Hwy. 97

TONASKET – A semi-tractor trailer carrying a load of white rock left the road after a deer hit by a car in the northbound lane flew through the truck’s windshield near Janice Bridge south of Tonasket.

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Looks like Tonasket Parks & Rec. District has approval of voters

OKANOGAN – Approval of the Tonasket Parks and Recreation District seems assured and two incumbent school directors may have lost their seats on their school boards if the follow-up ballot counts continues in the same direction as the first count after Tuesday’s General Election.

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Meet your local candidates for school board and city council

This week we ask some of the candidates, especially those that are competing for the same office, to tell us a little about their backgrounds, why they want to be elected and what issues and/or concerns they feel are important to the position they are seeking. Here are their responses in their own words:

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Missoula Children’s Theatre starts auditions Nov. 9

OROVILLE – The audition for the Missoula Children’s Theatre production of “Blackbeard the Pirate’ will be held on Monday, Nov. 9 at 3:05 in the Oroville High School Commons.

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Oroville candidates come together at forum

OROVILLE – The Oroville Chamber of Commerce hosted a candidate’s forum last Thursday evening at Vicki’s Backdoor Club that was well attended by those wanting to get to know a little something about who is seeking to represent them on the Oroville City Council and the School Board.

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Ballots for Nov. 3 elections in the mail

OKANOGAN COUNTY – The county auditor’s office mailed out ballots on Friday, Oct. 16 for the upcoming Nov. 3 General Election, according to election official Mila Jury, with the auditor’s office.

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Tonasket Council hears about garbage concerns

TONASKET – New resident and business owner Mary Lou Kriner of Mary Lou’s Hidden Treasures in Tonasket, appeared before the Tonasket City Council Oct. 12 to discuss concerns about garbage near here home.

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