TONASKET – Washington State Senator John Smith (R-Colville), running for election next month after being appointed to fill Sen. Bob Morton’s seat upon his retirement, visited the Tuesday, Sept. 24, Tonasket City Council meeting. Smith, accompanied by his wife Dezarae, both shared his vision and discussed questions posed to him by the Tonasket council members [...]
TONASKET – The Tonasket School Board is trying to lay the groundwork for running a pair of levies. But at the board’s Monday, Sep. 23, meeting, it first found itself dealing with the consequences of rising costs that dipped the district’s fund balance to a level that alarmed at least one board member.
OKANOGAN – A suspect in the armed robberies of two small grocery stores was arrested following several tips from people who recognized him from a video of the robbery of the Riverside Grocery released by the sheriff’s office.
The City Council of the City of Tonasket will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 at 5:30 pm in the Tonasket City Hall, Tonasket, WA. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss and possibly take action on the purchase of a police vehicle. All interested persons are invited to attend and [...]
OROVILLE – Ameresco, the company contracted to built Oroville High Schools new geothermal heating and cooling system, said the project cost more than anticipated and asked the school board to consider signing over $180,000 in energy incentives the district may be receiving.
YAKIMA – Water levels in Osoyoos Lake in north central Washington are being lowered over the coming weeks in anticipation of the changing seasons.
OROVILLE – While they may never have been accused of it, at least to their faces, the Oroville City Council “literally” conducted business in the dark when the power went out about halfway through their meeting Tuesday, Sept. 17.
OROVILLE – A windstorm knocking a transmission line into a fiber optic pole is being blamed for an 80 minute power outage on Tuesday, Sept. 17 that affected the Oroville, Ellisforde and Whitestone areas, according to the Okanogan County PUD.
YAKIMA – A draft renewal to the wastewater discharge permit at the Buckhorn Mountain Mine in Okanogan County is available for review and comment from the Washington State Department of Ecology (Ecology).
OROVILLE – When Chris Branch, Oroville’s director of Community Development addressed the chamber of commerce, he said the questions he gets most recently involve transportation, tourism, trails and trees, as well as mosquitos and marijuana.