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Jet ski races on Lake Osoyoos this weekend

OROVILLE – Oroville is preparing for the first ever Lake Osoyoos Cup jet ski races this Saturday and Sunday, June 28 and 29, off the shores of Deep Bay Park.

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Table Mountain Star Party returns to Eden Valley in July

OROVILLE – Under the dark cover of night, they will come.
Okay, most will probably arrive during daylight hours. But the night will be the primary focus of five days (and nights) of seminars at the Table Mountain Star Party, which will be returning to Eden Valley Guest Ranch east of Oroville July 22-26.

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Tonasket seeks funding for Parry’s Acres upgrade

Following a public hearing to get public comment, the Tonasket City Council voted its approval for the city to apply for a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) to partially fund the rehabilitation of the Parry’s Acres sanitary sewage collection system on Tuesday, June 10. Though Parry’s Acres lies outside the city and was originally built [...]

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Molson Midsummer Festival Saturday

MOLSON – The 19th Annual Molson Midsummer Festival is planned for this Saturday, June 21 in and around the Molson School Museum and the Molson Grange Hall.

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Conscious Culture Festival June 20-22

TONASKET – The fifth annual Conscious Culture Festival, which blends music, art and education, will take place in the highlands above Tonasket June 20 through 22.

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Planning to expand July 4th Fireworks Display

OROVILLE – Clyde Andrews, Oroville Chamber of Commerce president, discussed the plans for an expanded Community Fireworks Display at the Oroville City Council meeting Tuesday, June 3.

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Hospital warrants down to $175,000

TONASKET – With the North Valley Hospital District Board of Commissioners moved from its normal Thursday date to Monday, June 9, the agenda was a bit shorter than usual.

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Oroville 4th of July Fireworks help

OROVILLE – The Oroville Chamber of Commerce is looking to the community to help with this year’s Fourth of July Fireworks. In the past this community and patriotic event has been put on solely with the help of private donations and the hard work from a handful of people (mainly thanks to Dane Forrester), says [...]

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Tonasket area property owners being notified of value changes

OKANOGAN – The Okanogan County Assessor’s Office mailed out approximately 16,000 notice of value change forms May 30 to property owners primarily located within the Tonasket School District, as well as landowners county wide that have property in the Open Space commercial farm and agricultural property tax classification.

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Sarmiento to remain OHS Principal

OROVILLE – Although the decision wasn’t announced during the Monday, May 26 Oroville School Board meeting, it appears OHS Principal Kristin Sarmiento will not be transferred back to a teaching position for the 2014-15 school year.

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