Wanda Arnhardt

Wanda Arnhardt, who lived for many years in Oroville, Washington, had a full and varied life. She was born in Michigan and for the past couple of years was a resident at Lifecare Center in Auburn, Washington, where she passed away.

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VWVC offers admission guarantee program for Tonasket, Omak and Bridgeport seniors

In order to help high school seniors successfully transition into college, Wenatchee Valley College and Tonasket, Omak and Bridgeport high schools are partnering in a new program, The Admissions Guarantee (TAG). The program will automatically admit seniors from these three schools to WVC for the 2018-19 school year.

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Oroville student chooses HOPE for Senior Project

OROVILLE – Oroville senior Stephanie Rodriguez has chosen to work for the homeless as her Senior Project.

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Duane V. Wilson

Duane V. Wilson, age 82 of Tonasket, Washington, died on Friday, December 29, 2017 in Tonasket. He was born August 11, 1935 in Hettinger, North Dakota to parents Virgil and Irene Wilson.

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Lorenz R. Allemandi

Lorenz R. Allemandi, 93, known as Lornie to all who knew him, passed away in his home on January 3, 2018. He was born November 20,1924 in Nighthawk, Washington on the family ranch where he lived and raised cattle his entire life.

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2017: A look back at the news, newsmakers

The Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune takes a look at just a few of the headlines from the Gazette-Tribune during the year that was, 2017.

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Cops, Courts & 911 Calls

Superior Court
The court found probable cause to charge Kyler Leon Hammer, 18, Oroville, with theft of a motor vehicle, possession of a stolen motor vehicle and unlawful possession of a short-barreled shotgun. The crimes allegedly occurred Dec. 15, 2017.

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NW Ice Fishing Festival this Saturday at Molson; Grand Prize $1000

MOLSON – The 14th Annual Northwest Ice Fishing Festival is set for this Saturday, Jan. 13, with fishing at Sidley Lake, as well as several activities at the Molson Grange Hall.

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Jody Evans offering New Year’s nutrition

OROVILLE – With the New Year coming up soon, many people start thinking about New Year’s resolutions. Jody Evans owner of Inspired Nutrition thinks she might be able to help with that.

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Sharon A. Allard

Murder suspect dies in hospital

OMAK – The woman accused of fatally shooting her husband Dec. 20 died at Mid-Valley Hospital on Wednesday, Jan. 3, confirms Okanogan County Coroner David Rodriguez.

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Evonne Joyce Robinson O’Neil

Evonne Joyce Robinson O’Neil, age 89 of Oroville, Washington, died on Wednesday, December 27, 2017 at her home in Oroville. She was born December 6, 1928 in Pine River, Minnesota to parents Brad and Mae Robinson.

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