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Out of warrants, for a day

TONASKET – It was, for now, only for a day, but North Valley Hospital edge its way out of warrants for the first time in years, as reported at the Thursday, July 10, Board of Commissioners meeting.

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Public hearings for mosquito district, transportation upcoming

TONASKET – Plans for the formation of a mosquito control district that would include Tonasket, Oroville, Omak and Okanogan have moved forward, though there is still no guarantee that a ballot measure will be approved by the Okanogan County Commissioners.

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Tonasket makes contingency plans for fire

TONASKET – Tonasket first response agencies and Mayor Patrick Plumb met Friday evening to make contingency plans should the Carleton Complex fire become a threat to the greater Tonasket area. The fire, which was ignited by lightning Monday evening, exploded from about 18,000 acres in four separate conflagrations Thursday into a 170,000 acre nightmare by [...]

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One last push?

TONASKET – The Tonasket City Council approved a plan that all involved hope will be the final step in getting the Tonasket Water Ranch constructed in Chief Tonasket Park sooner rather than later.

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Celebration for Molson School House planned

MOLSON – The Molson School House Celebration will be held on July 26 starting at 10 a.m. in honor of the building’s 100th year. To celebrate there are activities planned at the old brick schoolhouse, which now serves as a museum, and at the Molson Grange Hall, according to the organizers.

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Search continues for possible drowning victim

LOOMIS – Authorities were still searching for Darrel L. Williams of Oroville who they believe drowned in Palmer Lake Friday, July 11.

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Tractor Pulls and Sock Hop return

TONASKET – Big rigs, smoker tractors, a few semis, local talent and, of course, KXLY television’s Mark Peterson will be returning to Tonasket July 18-19 for the fourth annual Truck and Tractor Pulls.

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Oroville considers Sandalia dock extension

OROVILLE – Representatives of the Sandalia Resort on Lake Osoyoos appeared before the Oroville City Council at their July 1 meeting seeking an extension of their boat dock.

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Alexis to talk traditional medicines at Depot Museum

In conjunction with the current “The Salmon People: Stories Tell the Past” exhibit, Borderlands Historical Society is excited to present an evening with Rose Alexis at the Depot Museum, July 15, beginning at 7 p.m.

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Three children airlifted to Spokane after accident

OROVILLE – Three children, all under 10-years-old, were airlifted to Sacred Heart Medical following a rollover accident on Highway 97 near O’Neil Road Sunday afternoon, July 6.

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