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