OKANOGAN – Last week’s candidate filing period has drawn several contenders for county, state and federal offices – while a few positions remain open.
OROVILLE – Those with hulk vehicles, trashed yards and other violations of Oroville’s municipal codes beware, the city has a code enforcement officer who might just cite you if you don’t clean up your mess.
CHESAW – U.S. Border Patrol agents seized approximately $350,000 worth of high-grade marijuana also known as “BC Bud” near Chesaw on May 14.
OROVILLE – An Oroville couple has again approached the city asking for their help in getting rid of the sewer gas smell they say is coming from the Eastlake sewer project.
Neil and Debbi Vigas told the council the odor is much worse as the weather warms up and has made it so they can open their windows, use their deck or yard.
TONASKET – The Founders Day weekend activities will begin tonight, Thursday, June 3, with the annual barbecue and kids’ games at the Tonasket Rodeo Grounds.
TONASKET – Ralph and Leona Longanecker say they are honored to be the 2010 Tonasket Founders Day Grand Marshals.
“It’s a humbling thing to think of all the people deserving of this honor and you want to represent all those unsung people well,” Ralph said. “It takes a lot of people to make a community function and one person can change the world, but it takes a lot of people to change a lot of things in this world.”
Leona said she wanted to thank everyone who chose her and her husband for this award.
TONASKET – HCGR Healthcare was chosen by the North Valley Hospital Board to provide management services and to assist in turning the hospital around during a special board meeting on Thursday, May 20.
OROVILLE – The Oroville City Council set new private park-use fees, as well as authorized a new legal description and map for Veteran’s Memorial Park as part of its annexation.
OROVILLE – The Oroville City Council approved a grant application to fund a sewer extension to several units of permanent farm worker housing to be developed off Sawtell Road.
OROVILLE – More than 200 motorcycles left Wenatchee with another 30 joining at Pateros for the eighth annual Run for the Border charity ride.
Poll of the Week
Should the Oroville School Board have renewed OHS Social Studies Teacher Ryan Frazier's Contract
- Yes, he has made a change in students' lives and got them excited about school (46%, 64 Votes)
- Yes, the board should have gone with Principal Kristin Sarmiento's evaluation and recommendation (25%, 35 Votes)
- I don't have enough information to say one way or another (16%, 22 Votes)
- Yes, with the understanding he address Supt. Steve Quick's concerns (14%, 19 Votes)
- No, the issue went through the superintendent and board and should be dropped there (9%, 13 Votes)
- No, we elect local school boards to make these sorts of decisions for us (8%, 11 Votes)
- No, Supt. Steve Quick recommended the first-year probationary teacher's contract not be renewed (5%, 7 Votes)
Total Voters: 140