TONASKET – The registered warrants, the money North Valley Hospital must repay the county, are up to $3.5 million, as of the Thursday, June 24 meeting.
OROVILLE – The Oroville Community Fireworks Display will take place again this year at Oroville’s Deep Bay Park, according to Dane Forrester, who organizes the event each year.
CHESAW – The Chesaw Rodeo Club has chosen C&C Rodeo Stock Contractors Red Clark and Harold Carter to be honored as this year’s Fourth of July Chesaw Rodeo Grand Marshals.
YAKIMA – Additional water held at Zosel Dam in response to a regional drought declaration will soon be released, according to the state Department of Ecology.
The International Osoyoos Lake Board of Control (IJC) made the drought declaration when it was determined this spring that the Canadian Okanagan could face severe drought this summer. The IJC is in charge of setting levels on Osoyoos and the Oroville-Tonasket Irrigation District operates Zosel Dam, owned by Ecology. The Irrigation District, which provides water to approximately 10,000 acres of farm land has a water right on Lake Osoyoos of…
OROVILLE – The Oroville City Council heard a report from the city clerk regarding efforts to eliminate sewer odors emanating from some parts of the Eastlake Sewer System.
OROVILLE – Molson Midsummer Fest couldn’t have asked for a more perfect day as the sun came out and the only clouds in a bright blue sky were the fluffy white kind that didn’t threaten rain.
TONASKET – The spectacular 50-foot tall flagpole was dedicated at the U.S. Armed Forces Legacy Project in Tonasket with veterans, dignitaries and well-wishers in attendance last Monday morning.
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.
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