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Interagency teams continue search for North Cascades Grizzlies

WENATCHEE-Teams of wildlife biologists have begun the second year of at least a three-year effort to determine the status of grizzly bears in the North Cascades.

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Tonasket student accepted into Washington Aerospace Scholars Program

SEATTLE – Russell Perry from Tonasket will be participating in the Washington Aerospace Scholars Summer Residency Program July 17-22 at the Museum of Flight in Seattle this summer.

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Oroville City Council updated on mosquito spraying

OROVILLE – The Oroville City Council heard an update on the city’s plan to spray for mosquitoes and learned that staff is recommending treating some wetlands adjacent to the city limits.

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Oroville looking to lease ambulance while wrecked unit out of service

OROVILLE – The City of Oroville is trying to find a second ambulance to lease while it’s determined whether repairs can be made to the main unit, which was damaged when struck by another vehicle.

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Oroville School District hires Joan Hoehn as new elementary principal

OROVILLE-Oroville School District has found a new elementary school principal that hails from the “show me” state of Missouri.

“After going through the interview process last Friday, as well as doing background checks today, I am pleased to announce that our new elementary school principal for the 2011/12 school year will be Joan Hoehn,” writes Superintendent Steve Quick in a release last Monday.

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Open houses on revised forest plan scheduled

OKANOGAN – The Forest Service is planning a series of open houses to share information about a Proposed Actionfor the revised forest plans for the Colville and the Okanogan-WenatcheeNational Forests.

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Fatality accident, robbery over July 4th weekend

OKANOGAN COUNTY – While many people were enjoying a sunny, long Fourth of July weekend, there were some less happy incidents, including a fatality accident and robbery.

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Summer burn ban on all DNR-protected lands

OLYMPIA – The state Department ofNatural Resources announced a burning ban on all DNR-protected lands from July1 to Sept. 30, 2011.

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Tonasket School District adds fourth kindergarten class

TONASKET – At their Monday, June 27 meeting, the Tonasket School Board hired another kindergarten teacher as student population in the primary grades continues to grow.

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Oroville to spray for mosquitoes after high water recedes

OROVILLE – In a press release last Friday the City of Oroville announced it will begin spraying for mosquitoes as soon as the high water goes down.

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