OROVILLE – Washington State Representative Joel Kretz (R-7th District) believes Okanogan County’s new Comprehensive Plan, in its current form, is too restrictive of people’s property rights.
OKANOGAN – The Okanogan County Health Department confirms the first H1N1 flu-related death in the county occurred in earlier this month.
OKANOGAN – The trials of four people suspected in the death of a pregnant Oroville woman have been continued until next year.
OROVILLE – Okanogan County has received a federal grant $106,000 grant for the development of the trailhead at Oroville for the Similkameen Connector Trail.
OKANOGAN – The first Coalition for Property Rights meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 3 was successful, with 850 people from Okanogan County in attendance in the Fairgrounds Agriplex.
TONASKET – With no more votes to count, it appears former Tonasket Councilman Patrick Plumb will now step into the mayor’s position.
According to Monday’s unofficial vote count, Plumb received 190 votes, or 56 percent of the votes cast in the Tuesday, Nov. 3 general election. His opponent, Joyce Fancher, a sitting councilwoman, received 150, or 43.73 percent of the vote.
OROVILLE – The Oroville Pedestrian Project was supposed to be completed this summer, but it looks like time may be running out this year as winter weather fast approaches.
OKANOGAN – At the annual membership meeting of the Okanogan County Historical Society, Oct. 24, Claire Rowton Rise of Oroville was awarded the Pioneer of the Year plaque.
TONASKET – Construction on the new hospital addition is coming along, as was reported during the North Valley Hospital board’s meeting on Thursday, Oct. 29.
TONASKET – The city council is still considering placing a four-way stop at the intersection of Fourth and Whitcomb after a Department of Transportation representative attended their meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 27.