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PUD Special Meeting to discuss legal issue

OKANOGAN – There will be a special closed-door meeting of the Okanogan County PUD No. 1 Board of Commissioners to have a discussion with the district’s legal council of the risks of current or proposed action.

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Election stands, Oroville, Tonasket, Okanogan, Omak and Pateros pass school levies

Final vote count and certification held Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 OKANOGAN – Oroville and Tonasket voters overwhelmingly supported their school districts by passing replacement levies for special programs and operations by 60 percent approval, according to the final count of the special election which took place Friday, Feb. 23. In fact, all the school districts [...]

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UPDATE: School levies still winning approval

OKANOGAN COUNTY – Local school levies from Oroville to Pateros were carrying the day as of the most recent ballot count for the Tuesday, Feb. 13 general election. The second ballot count, which took place Friday, Feb. 16, showed little change in the numbers over Tuesday night’s count.

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All local school levies passing in first ballot count

Next count scheduled for Friday, Feb. 16 OKANOGAN COUNTY – Local school levies from Oroville to Pateros were carrying the day in the first ballot count of the Tuesday, Feb. 13 general election. In Okanogan County, the Oroville School District’s request for a two-year Maintenance and Operations Levy of $1,497,371 to be collected in 2019 [...]

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New site tracks County Commissioners’ actions

Citizens involved with Okanogan County Watch group post notes on Board of County Commissioners’ actions on website

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Are you interested in the physical growth and expansion of the City of Oroville?

OROVILLE – The City of Oroville is currently seeking individuals interested in serving on the Oroville Planning Commission. Supported by technical and administrative staff, the Planning Commission makes recommendations to the city council regarding the physical growth and expansion of the city.

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Rise brothers earn Eagle Scout rank

OROVILLE – Nathan and Collin Rise were awarded their Boys Scouts of America Eagle badges during a Court of Honor held Dec. 28, 2017 at the Oroville American Legion Hall. The brothers have been active in Troop 26 since joining the Troop after completing the Cub Scout program.

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State won’t ask place of birth for standard driver license

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OLYMPIA – Washington residents who apply for a standard driver license, instruction permit and ID card will no longer be asked to provide their place of birth as part of the application

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Oroville and Tonasket Schools seek levy funding

NORTH COUNTY – Oroville and Tonasket School Districts are going to the voter to ask for two-year levies to help fund programs and operations that the state does not provide money for.

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