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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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Second half property taxes due

OKANOGAN – Leah McCormack, Okanogan County Treasurer, would like to remind all taxpayers 2015 second half property taxes and irrigation assessments are due and must be postmarked by Monday, Nov. 2, 2015.

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IT on the doorstep at NVH

TONASKET – Payge Fries, Health Information Manager, reported on implementation of the new ICD-10 at the Oct. 8 North Valley Hospital Board of Commissioners meeting.

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Outbreak of impetigo at Oroville High School

OROVILLE – Oroville School District has confirmed that several students have contracted a skin infection known as impetigo. Although impetigo is not usually a serious condition, it is very infectious, and if not treated promptly complications may occasionally occur. The infection seemed to have first shown up on several of the Oroville High School football [...]

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Oroville concerned County Health may close

OROVILLE – The Oroville City Council was informed that Okanogan County Health may no longer do water sample testing and may even close.

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Fund offers help for those affected by fire

OKANOGAN COUNTY – A fund has been set up to help victims of this summer’s Okanogan Complex Fire by paying one month’s mortgage or rent, according to Rocky DeVon, a director for the North Central Washington Association of Realtors.

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National Forest closures in county remain in place

OKANOGAN – Hazards left in the wake of this summer’s fires necessitate keeping some of the area and road closures in place until next spring on National Forest Lands in Okanogan County. Fire weakened trees, hidden stump holes, loosened boulders and the potential for debris flows are all safety concerns on National Forest Lands burned by the Tunk, North Star, and Okanogan Complex Fires.

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Oroville increasing camping fee at Veterans Memorial Park

OROVILLE – The company that provides reservation services for Oroville’s Osoyoos Lake Veterans Memorial Park is increasing rates and that will be passed along in the form of higher camping fees.

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