OKANOGAN – Okanogan County Commissioners Sheila Kennedy and Jim Detro voted Tuesday, May 3, to leave a temporary marijuana moratorium in place prohibiting new marijuana businesses.
OROVILLE – Nathan McAllister will be doing advertising sales for the Gazette-Tribune newspaper starting with the next issue.
OROVILLE – While she did much more than advertising sales for the Gazette-Tribune, Charlene Helm will be entering a new chapter in her life, leaving advertising behind and working with her husband Greg working on houses and managing property.
TONASKET – Mayor Patrick Plumb and all five Tonasket City Council members signed a resolution for maintaining and operating a juvenile detention facility in Okanogan County. The resolution was adopted at the May 10 city council meeting.
TONASKET – Mayor Patrick Plumb declared May 27-28 and June 3-4 to be this year’s Poppy Days in Tonasket.
OROVILLE – Oroville comes alive this weekend with bikes, blues and booze as the 14th annual Run for the Border charity motorcycle ride arrives just in time for the Rally at the Border Blues Fest and spring barrel tastings at local wineries.
OROVILLE – Two more candidates for Oroville School District Superintendent were interviewed last week, bringing the total to six.
OROVILLE – Chris Branch, director of community development, gave an update on EMS services, discussing the county commissioners’ request that the city annex their portion of the ambulance service into that of the Rural EMS District.
OROVILLE – Queen Narya Naillon and Princesses Zoe Wittaker Jameson and Lena Fuchs are extending a royal invitation to attend this year’s 82nd Oroville May Festival with events on Friday and Saturday, May 13 and 14.
OROVILLE – Four ladies of education are this year’s May Festival Grand Marshals – Joyce Forthun, Jo Mathews, Judy DeVon and Esther Sorenson.