TONASKET – The warrants for North Valley Hospital are still at $2.46 million after a slow January.
OROVILLE – The Oroville Chamber of Commerce elected the 2011 slate of officers and discussed bringing the Culpepper & Merriweather Circus back to town this summer.
TONASKET – During the Tonasket City Council’s meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 8, City Clerk Alice Attwood announced that the Washington State Department of Transportation will be present at the council’s Tuesday, Feb. 22 meeting to answer questions and discuss projects.
SITZMARK – There was a large crowd of both spectators and participants at the Fifth Annual Skidmark Terrain Park Rail Jam up at Sitzmark Ski Area on Saturday, Feb. 12.
“This was easily the best Rail Jam ever,” Jason Vaughan, manager of the Skidmark Terrain Park and Rail Jam founder, said. “Matt Eggleston designed an awesome terrain park for this year’s competition and the entire crew did a great job on the build. Shag and Spicolli from Lib-Tech, Sitzmark General Manager Jonathan Keener, Dan and Paul from GearBoxFilms, Gergis from Gergis Maximus Photography, Sarah DeLayne, Kathy Vaughan and STP Crew Volunteers Angela Vaughan and Tyler Fife worked with shovels and rakes all day Friday to get all the freestyle features dialed in. Plus, Sick Donkey Records not only provided a complete sound system, but DJ Sticky also brought a reggae and dancehall musical showcase that included African DJ Selector Jigsy, Jamaican vocalist Lawrenece ‘Mistah Chatman’ Chapman and local favorite Adrian Xavier and Essential I. Jesse Baker was as awesome as usual hosting and announcing the event.”
TONASKET – This Sunday, Feb. 13, there will be two events to raise funds to bring the Missoula Children’s Theater back to Tonasket.
TONASKET – Two cars collided on State Route 97 about two miles south of Tonasket killing three Brewster residents and injuring a fourth and two Tonasket residents at about 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 6.
MOLSON – The seventh annual NW Ice Fishing Festival will be held at Sidley Lake near Molson on the Saturday of President’s Day Weekend, Feb. 19.
The popular wintertime event is sponsored by the Oroville Chamber of Commerce and hosted by the Molson Grange.
OROVILLE – The Oroville City Council heard discussion on purchasing new Christmas decorations to replace the old wreaths and red lanterns on the light poles.
OROVILLE – The Oroville American Legion Hall rang with the sounds of excited racers and race fans participated in Scout Pack 23′s annual Pinewood Derby.
The event took place on Tuesday, Jan. 25 and 23 Cub Scouts, ages seven to 11, three siblings and five Scout dads raced on Pack 23′s brand new Pinewood Derby Track built by Tiger Den Leader and Scout Dad Dean Scott.
TONASKET – In what may be a record-setting short meeting, the North Valley Hospital Board met on Thursday, Jan. 28 to discuss hospital district business.