OROVILLE – Taking on a marathon backcountry trip like the Pacific Northwest Trail is not necessarily recommended for novices. But that hasn’t slowed down Brian Magelssen, Matt Marquardt and Austin Wagoner, who decided to tackle the 1,200-mile trail this summer.
TONASKET – Members of the Tonasket School Board all agreed that community service was something they hoped students embrace and want to involve themselves with.
TONASKET – The Tonasket City Council, in an effort to return to its long-standing attempts to update city codes, set a date for a meeting specifically dedicated to that activity during its Tuesday, Aug. 27, session.
TONASKET – The North Valley Hospital District hit a long-awaited milestone on Thursday, Aug. 26, as its warrant debt to Okanogan County dropped to below $1 million for the first time in recent memory.
TONASKET – The Tonasket School Board approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Monday, Aug. 26, that was drafted by a committee of administrators and teachers that charts the district’s course through the state-mandated Teacher/Principal Evaluation Project requirements.
CHESAW – The victim in the fatal shooting on Pontiac Ridge Monday, Sept. 2 was Michael R. Carrigan, 52, of Hoquiam Wash., according to Okanogan Sheriff Frank Rogers who says law enforcement have “persons of interest.”
CHESAW – The Okanogan County Sheriff’s office is investigating the fatal shooting of a grouse hunter on Pontiac Ridge near Chesaw Monday evening as a homicide.
OROVILLE – After fulfilling duties serving ice cream at the district’s open house, the Oroville School Board held a later-than-usual board meeting in which they met several incoming staff members and toured the bus garage.
OROVILLE – Two public hearings were held at the Oroville City Council’s Tuesday, Aug. 19 meeting – a request for an alley vacation and a request for a conditional use permit to add a four-foot dish to a Verizon cell tower.