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Second half of Okanogan County property taxes due

OKANOGAN — Okanogan County Treasurer Leah Mc Cormack is reminding all taxpayers that the 2016 second half property taxes and irrigation assessments are due and must be postmarked by Monday, Oct. 31, 2016.

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Cops, Courts & 911 Calls

Superior Court
Criminal
Cameron Dean Gregg, 56, Omak, pleaded guilty Oct. 7 to harassment (threats to kill) (DV). Gregg was sentenced to 12+ months in prison and fined $1,375.50 for the June 1 crime.

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Honor Flight offers closure for some veterans

Ken Hovland finally got to make a trip to the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C. in early October, if only in spirit.

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WCRA 2016 drag racing season ends on a new high

OSOYOOS – The Wine Country Racing Association (WCRA) had their final drag racing event of the 2016 season on Sunday, Oct. 9 at Richter Pass Motorplex in Osoyoos. It was a time for one last kick at the can before all of the vehicles are tucked away, and Old Man Winter makes an appearance in the South Okanagan Valley.

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Cops, Courts & 911 Calls

Superior Court
Criminal
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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