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‘Marshal Middleton’ finally gets to ride the parade

TONASKET – Patti Middleton is no stranger to parades.

But she’s never gotten to ride in one. As the longtime music teacher in the Tonasket School District, she’s marched in countless parades, including many editions of the Founders Day variety, always as part of the Tonasket Marching Band.

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Tonasket lends official support to Water Ranch

TONASKET – Though Tonasket’s City Council members and mayor have voiced their support on numerous occasions for the Tonasket Water Ranch project, the council officially announced their support of the project at the Tuesday, May 14, city council meeting. The council passed a resolution declaring not only its backing, but the parameters of the city’s [...]

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Gold Digger Apples celebrating 75th Anniversary

OROVILLE – What began as Oroville United Growers in 1938, has grown into Oroville’s one remaining warehouse, Gold Digger Apples and this May 24th marks the growers’ cooperative’s 75th Anniversary.

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Mayor Chuck Spieth

Most candidates face clear sailing

NORTH COUNTY – Before last Friday’s final day to file for office it looked like Oroville might have a new mayor in Chris Allen, but incumbent Charles “Chuck” Spieth, who has a habit of waiting until the last day to file, stepped up and made it a horse race.

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Tonasket Schools approve 2013-14 contracts

TONASKET – The Tonasket School board approved its employee contracts for the 2013-14 school year at its Monday, May 13 meeting.

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Slideshow | A Legacy for all time

TONASKET – The U. S. Armed Forces Legacy site was dedicated Saturday, May 18, 2013, coinciding with Armed Forces Day. The dedication included a parade through Tonasket and a ceremony at the Legacy site, highlighted by speeches by Captain Alan Walker (U.S. Coast Guard) and Lieutenant Commander Allen Willey (U.S. Navy Civil Engineers). More details [...]

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CBP arrests Canadian with nearly 600 ecstasy pills at border

OROVILLE – U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) took a Canadian man into custody after they found him in possession of nearly 600 pills of ecstasy at the Oroville Port of En

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Anonymous NVH complaint yields no violations

TONASKET – North Valley Hospital CEO Linda Michel reported at the Thursday, May 10, Board of Commissioners meeting that the hospital had recently been paid a visit by the Department of Labor and Industry thanks to an anonymous “report of concern” filed with the department.

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Oroville weighs options on concession stand at Veterans Memorial Park

OROVILLE – No person or group has come forward to rent the concession stand at Oroville’s Veterans Memorial Park leaving the city to look for ways to make it more attractive to potential operators.

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U.S. Armed Forces Legacy Project dedication this weekend

TONASKET – Tonasket’s Armed Forces veterans and their supporters have created one of the state’s true crown jewels in its Legacy Project on the south end of the city. The Legacy Project, which serves as both a memorial and a service center, will be formally dedicated this Saturday, May 18, with a parade and ceremony. [...]

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