Tonasket School District is having to turn away students from out of district, as classes are filling up fast. Enrollment was at 1,176 as of Tuesday, Sept. 6, up at least fifty kids from last year.
OROVILLE – Under ‘Good News and Announcements’ new Oroville School District Superintendent Jeff Hardesty announced that student enrollment is nearly 50 higher than projected.
TONASKET – Private pilot Dave Hanna appeared before the Tonasket City Council at their Aug. 23 meeting to present a radio to the city to either be placed in the pilot’s lounge of the Tonasket Airport or to be carried by Airport Manager Hugh Jensen to inform pilots when the airport has work being done on the runway.
TONASKET – North Valley Hospital Chief Financial Officer Helen Verhasselt reported at the last regular board meeting that as of Wednesday, August 24, the hospital district was about $200,000 short of revenue compared to what was going out in accounts payable and payroll, and that the problem could grow worse over the next few months.
OROVILLE – After short introductions, candidates for Okanogan County Commissioner Positions 1 and 2 answered questions at a forum held at the Oroville Grange on Thursday, Aug. 25.
OROVILLE – Dam operators in Penticton, BC are raising flows in the Okanagan River to assist migrating salmon on their trip down the Columbia River system to the ocean.
TONASKET – Tonasket School District students head back to school Tuesday, August 30, with a Back to School Assembly in the Gym at 8:30 a.m.
TONASKET – People looking for work will be able to access WorkSource services at the Tonasket Visitor and Business Resource Center the second Tuesday of every month, beginning September 13.
OKANOGAN – The Okanogan County Assessor’s Office recently completed physically inspecting and valuing for property tax purposes, new construction that has occurred throughout the County in the past 12 months.
OROVILLE – The city council approved Oroville Reman and Reload’s petition to vacate portions of streets in the heavy industrial area, a prerequisite of a pre-annexation agreement which would allow parts of several streets to be routed so that only heavy industrial traffic is allowed in certain areas and residents living nearby use an alternate route.