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Georgi’s Market providing year-around fresh food

OROVILLE – At Georgi’s Market, owned by John and Rosa Snider, their goal is to provide year-around fresh local and regional foot to the community.

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Ground broken for Water Ranch

TONASKET – There’s no turning back now.
The Tonasket Water Ranch took another step toward becoming a reality on Friday, Oct. 26, as Linda Black and her team of organizers hosted a groundbreaking ceremony at Chief Tonasket Park to celebrate the beginning of the final stages of Black’s water park dream.

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Supt. Quick reports on test results

OROVILLE – Under “Good News and Announcements” last Monday, Oroville School Superintendent Steve Quick announced that Lily Hilderbrand, a junior at OHS, will serve as the student representative to the board for the rest of the school year.

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Tonasket FFA team takes second in nation

Rituals team earns Tonasket’s second national runner-up finish in three years LOUISVILLE, KY – For the second time in three years, a Tonasket FFA team is bringing a national runner-up trophy home from the national FFA convention. Sophomores Rade Pilkinton, Jenna Valentine, Janelle Catone, Jordan Hughes, Sammie Earley, Madison Bayless and Rachel Silverthorn, who won [...]

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NVH celebrates opening of surgical center

TONASKET – North Valley Hospitals showed off its new second-floor surgical center on Friday, treating visitors to tours and giving an overview of the services to be offered there, as well as some reflection on the road to getting the refurbishment completed.

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Trick or Treaters welcomed into Oroville businesses

NORTH COUNTY – Oroville merchants are again offering children a safe place to come Trick or Treating at their places of business this Halloween from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

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Oroville approves online utility bill paying

City will upgrade current computer systems OROVILLE – Oroville water, sewer and garbage customers may soon be able to pay their bill online as the city council approved the concept at their Tuesday, Oct. 15 council meeting. “We’ve been outsourcing our utility bills for the last two months now and that has worked well, the [...]

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Candidates challenge incumbents for hospital commissioner, Oroville mayor and council

NORTH COUNTY – Four incumbents and four challengers might be the ones to watch in local north county races as the ballots where slipped into peoples mailboxes last week.

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Pellet gun leads to Tonasket Schools lockdown | updated

Updated 10:05 p.m.
TONASKET – Devin Martinez, Aan 18-year-old Tonasket Hhigh Sschool student, is in custody after being spotted on the Tonasket High School campus with what turned out to be a pellet gun, causing a district-wide lockdown for nearly an hour on Thursday, Oct. 24.

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Voters asked to fund transportation system, criminal justice

OKANOGAN – Okanogan County voters are being asked to fund a transportation district through a special sales and use tax levy; while Tonasket residents are asked to OK a levy to help pay for criminal justice costs.

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