OKANOGAN – Okanogan County Prosecutor Karl Sloan announced he will be seeking election to the Okanogan County Superior Court bench.
TONASKET – Tonasket City Councilman Scott Olson has concerns about video surveillance being used in town without a policy in place. And while his motion at the council meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 29, to curtail the use of such surveillance until a policy is written failed, he hopes his point was made.
OROVILLE – On Thursday, March 8th, at 3 p.m., community members from the United States and Canada will meet at the Canada/U.S. border crossing on the Oroville side, to help create a peace banner representing our two cities and our two countries.
TONASKET – North Valley Hospital is entering the final stages of preparations to roll out its Affordable Clinic Exam (ACEs) program beginning in April, said NVH Patient Financial Services Manager Jana Symonds at the Thursday, Feb. 23, district board meeting.
OROVILLE – Kinross Gold Company and the Oroville Booster Club have donated $22,000 to the Oroville School District towards the purchase of a new programable electronic reader board to replace the current sign at Oroville’s Triangle Park.
OROVILLE – Arnie Marchand updated the Oroville City Council about Carbon Cycle Crush’s canola seed milling operation located in the old Oro Fruit Warehouse.
TONASKET – The second annual Tonasket PTO Mid-Winter Carnival is slated for Friday, Feb. 24, at Tonasket Elementary School from 5:30-8pm.
TONASKET – Okanogan Highlands Alliance (OHA) presents a fascinating window into the secret life of bats in the Okanogan Highlands and beyond.
TONASKET – The Community Cultural Center of Tonasket will be featuring an exclusive screening of “Farmageddon” at its Friday Night Coffee House on Friday, Feb. 24.
MOLSON – The 8th Annual Northwest Ice Fishing Derby finished on Saturday, Feb. 18 with the awarding of over $2,000 worth of prize money and raffle winnings.
Unfortunately no fish were caught for the second year in a row, but participants said they were having fun anyway as they tried to coax a trout onto their line. Fishing this year took place on both Molson and Sidley Lakes for the festival, which is sponsored each year by the Oroville Chamber of Commerce and hosted by the Molson Grange.