OROVILLE – All positions open at the top of Oroville city government have challengers this upcoming Tuesday, Nov. General Election. Chris Allen is challenging Chuck Spieth for the top spot at mayor, Russell Round challenges Jon Neal for Position 1 and Paul Bouchard challenges Tony Koepke for Position 2. The Gazette-Tribune asked the candidates to give us a little information about themselves, why they’re running and what issues are important to them.
TONASKET – The City of Tonasket and Mayor Patrick Plumb were informed Thursday that they would be receiving an award from the Infrastructure Assistance Coordinating Council for work done on the Bonaparte Creek Sewer Extension project. Two awards – one for the Mayor and one for the City, will be combined into one and presented [...]
TONASKET – With the lengthy Bonaparte Creek / Mill Drive water/sewer project completed, the Tonasket City Council, at its Tuesday, Sept. 27, meeting, took time to thank Construction Manager Bill Burman of Varela and Associates for the years of work he put in on the project.
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 North Valley Hospital Board of Commissioners approved a pair of expenditures to proceed with the installation of new emergency sprinkler systems in both the Extended Care facility and the Verbeck Building.
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.