OKANOGAN – Those seeking public office in Okanogan County in the November elections must file during filing week Monday, June 7 through Friday, June 11 at the auditor’s office.
TONASKET – The Tonasket City Council announced during their meeting on Tuesday, May 11 that they did not receive a Community Development Block Grant for the annexation project.
OROVILLE – The Oroville City Council held a public hearing on several issues related to the Sonora Shores condominium development at their Tuesday, May 4 meeting.
OKANOGAN – Superior Court Judge T.W. “Chip” Small sentenced Tansy Fae Arwen Mathis and David Eugene Richards for the murder of Michelle Kitterman in a hearing Tuesday, May 11.
The driver of one vehicle is dead and a second vehicle’s driver injured after a head-on collision just south of Beebe Bridge around 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Washington State Patrol.
OROVILLE – This year Oroville will observe Arbor Day with a celebration at Centennial Park on Thursday, April 29 beginning at 3:30 p.m.
YAKIMA – Additional water will be held back at Zosel Dam on Lake Osoyoos now that a drought has been declared in the region by a joint international board, according to the state Department of Ecology, which owns the dam in Oroville.
OKANOGAN – After less than 12-hours in deliberations, the jury for the Michelle Kitterman murder trial have found Tansy Fae Arwen Mathis and David Eugene Richards guilty.
OROVILLE – To many it’s still “May Day,” but Oroville’s May Festival has grown into an event that’s too big for just one day and this year in addition to all the familiar activities there will also be a street dance on Saturday night.
TONASKET – The Tonasket School District levy was passing above 62 percent late on the evening of Tuesday, April 27.
With 1,529 votes received as of 8 p.m. on Tuesday, the levy was passing with 955 “yes” votes for 62.46 percent. Just 574 votes were cast “no”, which was a 37.54 percent.
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