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Jeffrey Howard Herschlip, 59, Oroville, pleaded guilty Sept. 27 to attempted second-degree extortion (lesser included to first-degree extortion). Herschlip was sentenced to 364 days in jail with 330 days suspended for two years, and fined $500 for the Aug. 20, 2014 crime.

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Forum features state, as well as local candidates

OROVILLE – The Oroville Chamber of Commerce Candidates Forum took place at Vicki’s Backdoor Club on Thursday, Oct. 6 and had an attendance of about 50 people in search of more information on those running in this November’s general election.

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Tonasket Homecoming King and Queen

TONASKET – This year’s Tonasket Homecoming Royalty are Queen Johnna Sutton and King Jeffrey Luna, they rode in the place of honor in a parade this afternoon, Friday, Oct. 7.

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Oroville accepts $339K EDA Public Works grant for road improvements

OROVILLE – The Oroville City Council voted to approve acceptance of an $839,784 Public Works Grant from the federal Economic Development Administration (EDA) to improve road infrastructure near the Cascade & Columbia Railroad’s railhead.

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Okanogan Valley Orchestra & Chorus to perform this Sunday

The premier concert for the Okanogan Valley Orchestra and Chorus season will be on Sunday, October 16th, at 3:00 pm in the Omak Performing Arts Center. Music performed by both the orchestra and the chorus will feature selections representing cultures from around the globe and across time periods for a “World Tour.”

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Auditions for cast of Missoula Children’s Theatre’s Aladdin

OROVILLE – An audition will be held for the Missoula Children’s Theatre (MCT) production of Aladdin on Nov. 7 at 3:05 p.m. in the Oroville High School Commons.

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Colville Tribes Takes Steps to distribute Ramah Settlement

NESPELEM, WA — The Colville Business Council voted unanimously to distribute the Colville Tribes’ “Ramah Settlement” award through per capita payments, CBC Chairman Dr. Michael Marchand said today.

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Make a U Turn in Oroville and it’ll cost you

OROVILLE – Oroville Police Chief Todd Hill presented a new ordinance banning U-Turns on Oroville streets at the city council’s Tuesday, Oct. 4 meeting.

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WVC at Omak Foundation presents Artists for Scholars event

OMAK – The Wenatchee Valley College at Omak Foundation invites the community to participate in the 2016 Artists for Scholars event on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. in the large conference room of the 12 Tribes Resort & Casino, Omak.

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Buckhorn wins BLM’s prestigious national community and economic impact award

REPUBLIC – The Kettle River-Buckhorn Mine’s social closure plan has been awarded the U.S. Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) 2016 Hardrock Mineral Community Outreach and Economic Security Award.

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