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Clyde Andrews, president of the Oroville Chamber of Commerce, demonstrates the organization's new website at the chamber's general membership meeting held last Thursday, April 12 in the public library's conference room. Photo by Gary DeVon

New Oroville Chamber of Commerce website launched

OROVILLE – The membership was introduced to the Oroville Chamber of Commerce’s new website at their meeting Thursday, April 12.

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Jackie Bradley (right) with U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell.

Former County Clerk dies in accident

TWISP – Jacqueline “Jackie” L. Bradley, who served nine 4-year terms as Okanogan County Clerk, died in a fatal accident last Monday, according to the Washington State Patrol.

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Oroville Chamber meets on Thursday at Public Library

OROVILLE – The Oroville Chamber of Commerce will introduce its redesigned website at the Thursday, April 12 meeting being held at 1 p.m. in the Oroville Public Library conference room.

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TSD board hears alternative school proposal

TONASKET – The Tonasket School Board heard a presentation by parent Jennifer Steinshouer at its Monday, April 9, board meeting, to create a type of alternative education program for grades K-8 in the district.

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Oroville School Board offered a ‘pep talk’

OROVILLE – The Oroville School Board met Monday to consider reorganizing the board and to evaluate the superintendent and got a “pep talk” asking them to focus on educating kids.

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Spring clean-ups planned

NORTH COUNTY – Oroville and Tonasket have scheduled their Spring Clean-ups for next week, with Oroville’s starting on Monday and Tonasket’s on Tuesday.

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Oroville City Council to study draft Critical Areas Regulations

OROVILLE – The Oroville Planning Commission recently continued a public hearing on the draft Critical Areas Ordinance to allow for additional input from the public. In the meantime, the city council will study the regulations hoping to gain a greater understanding of the rules….

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NVH to study alternate use of empty Assisted Living rooms

TONASKET – In an effort to take care of two needs at once, the North Valley Hospital Board of directors is evaluating whether or not to convert several of the rooms in its Assisted Living facility into office space.

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Enrollment still up at Oroville Schools

OROVILLE – Enrollment still remains higher than the Oroville School District based their budget for the year, which means that the district will be eligible for more state basic education funds.

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Tonasket to get highway and sidewalk improvements in 2013

TONASKET – Saving the good news for last at the Tuesday, March 27 Tonasket City Council meeting, City Clerk Alice Attwood informed the mayor and council that the state Department of Transportation plans major improvements to the highway and handicapped ramps next year.

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