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Oroville School Supt. asks OK to get out of contract

OROVILLE – While many suspected a shake up of the Oroville School Board, most were surprised when the superintendent asked release from his contract if he found another job.

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Oroville High School senior Leo Delgado proposed installing irrigation to water the plants and flowers along the Pedestrian Project sidewalk on the south end of town. The drip irrigation would be placed under bark and the pipe would have to cross undernea

Oroville spraying for mosquitoes again this year

OROVILLE – Oroville will continue the popular mosquito spraying program it began last summer and has agreed to combine with Omak and Okanogan on the bid for materials and application.

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Trish Butler

Butler filing for reelection to PUD Commission

OMAK – Trish Butler has announce her intention to file for election to another term as an Okanogan County Public Utility District Commissioner.

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Judge Heidi Smith

Smith to seek election to District Court

OKANOGAN – Heidi E. Smith, who was appointed to take Chris Culp’s seat on the District Court bench, has announced she will seek election as judge in the upcoming November general election.

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Judge Chris Culp

Chris Culp seeks full term in Superior Court

OKANOGAN – This week Judge Chris Culp announced he will seek election for a full term this November in Okanogan County Superior Court.

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Tonasket Chamber reminds members to renew

TONASKET – The Tonasket Chamber of Commerce membership renewals are lagging, and the organization is hoping to encourage last year’s members to re-up for 2012.

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Lake group hopes to use weevils to reduce milfoil

OROVILLE – The Lake Osoyoos Association will try and control Eurasian Watermilfoil through the use of weevils, rather than herbicides due to concerns from across the border about their use.

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Tonasket hears proposal from Oroville Housing Authority

TONASKET – Cheryl Lewis of the Oroville Housing Authority approached the Tonasket City Council at its Tuesday, April 10 meeting to propose forming a joint housing agreement to help the cities to join forces in dealing with housing issues.

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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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