TONASKET – The Tonasket City Council heard from a representative of Varela and Associates regarding storm drainage and TIB funding for street improvements.
TONASKET – The Tonasket School Board approved several personnel changes, including a move by Music Director Patti Middleton from full-time to half time in the district.
OROVILLE – The 12th Annual Okanogan River Garlic Festival will be held Friday, Aug. 26 and Saturday, Aug. 27 at Tonasket’s History Park and Hot August Nights will be Saturday, Aug. 27 in Chesaw.
OROVILLE – The Oroville City Council heard an update on the effort to draft a new No Wake Ordinance governing watercraft traveling the channel between Osoyoos Lake Veterans Park and Zosel Dam.
OROVILLE – Concerned they’ll be taxed for a sewer line they say they don’t benefit from, several Eastlake area residents gathered to take precautions against inclusion in a possible Special Assessment Area.
Okanogan County constructed the Eastside Sewer Project five years ago using a state Public Works Trust Fund Loan of over $5 million. The sewer project serves residents and developments in the eastlake area north of the Cherry Street Bridge both inside and outside the Oroville City Limits (since annexation of parts of the
TONASKET – The City of Tonasket has named Saturday, Sept. 17 as Fall Clean-up for city residents and businesses
OKANOGAN – Last Tuesday’s primary election narrowed the field of Oroville School Board candidates for Positions 4 and 5 from three to two.
OSOYOOS, BC – Not since the signing of the original Operating Orders on Osoyoos Lake 25 years ago, regulating water levels on the lake between the U.S. and Canada, has there likely been so much interest in a meeting on water.
TONASKET – A wildland fire that started Tuesday, Aug. 9 blackening 408 acres and destroying an out-building is 100 contained, according to a DNR spokesman.
TONASKET – After a short public comment period about whether or not to join the Okanogan County Conservation District, the Tonasket Council decided to postpone their decision until their Sept. 13 meeting.
The city had scheduled a discussion period on the issue of joining the conservation district before the regular council meeting. Some of the more vocal comments were against joining because membership would mean a fee to property owners of $2.40 for each parcel owned. Bob Clark with the conservation district was also on hand to answer questions.
“There’s no big push for this,” said Councilwoman Jean E. Ramsey at the council’s regular Tuesday, Aug. 9 meeting.