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Oroville school enrollment remains higher than predicted

OROVILLE – Each summer the school board builds a budget based on what they think the enrollment will be the following year – Oroville chooses to be conservative in their estimates, but this year enrollment has been surprisingly higher than expected.

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Oroville seeking letters supporting transfer of state park to city

OROVILLE – Oroville wants Osoyoos Lake Veterans Memorial State park to be transferred to the city and is seeking the public’s support.

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Tonasket School Board still working on final levy amount

TONASKET – The Tonasket School Board discussed the levy at their regular board meeting on Monday, Feb. 22 but decided they still needed more information to determine a final amount.

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Principal Steve Quick selected as new Oroville School Superintendent

OROVILLE – Although the job was widely advertised, the Oroville School Board had to look no further than from within the district to find their new superintendent, current OHS Principal Steve Quick.

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Oroville area voters approve $1.5 million school levy

OROVILLE – It appears voters in the OrovilleSchool District have listened to the arguments in favor of a two-year $1.497million Maintenance and Operations Levy and gave it their approval.

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Former Oroville man doing well in Olympic Biathlon

VANCOUVER, B.C. – Jeremy Teela, who was born in Tonasket and raised in Oroville, was in ninth place after the first day of the biathlon event at the 2010 Winter Olympics as of Monday, Feb. 15.

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Tonasket Chamber of Commerce welcomes Olympic travelers

Ryan Kester tying the last string of the Tonasket Chamber of Commerce’s sign welcoming Olympic travelers to town on Friday, Feb. 5. The sign was made by Jerry Bradley at Stampede Signs, who also helped to hang the sign on the flag poles in front of The Junction with the permission of Sam Buchert. Photo by Terry Mills

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Mini-grant funds available

OKANOGAN – The Greater Okanogan Community Network is accepting applications for youth grants in amounts up to $1,000 for projects that are run or designed by young people or in which youth have a leadership role.

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TVBRC needs volunteers

TONASKET – The Tonasket Visitor’s and Business Resource needs volunteers to help keep the center open and bring in volunteers.

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Three candidates will be interviewed for Oroville School Superintendent pos

OROVILLE – The search process for applicants for a new superintendent for Oroville School District concluded with five finalists, who will be whittled down to three, according to Steve McKenna, a search consultant working for the district.

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