Oroville students attend Prevention Seminar

YAKIMA – Last week, three Oroville High School students attended the Washington State Prevention Summit in Yakima, Wash.

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Family trust agrees to restore Lake Osoyoos shorelines and wetlands

OROVILLE – Under a settlement agreement with the Washington state Department of Ecology, a family trust from Canada has agreed to restore a shoreline and wetland on Lake Osoyoos in Okanogan County.

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Oroville schools salute veterans with assembly

OROVILLE – Oroville schools held a special Veteran’s Day Assembly to honor local veterans last Thursday in Coulton Auditorium.

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Editor’s Correction and apology

I would like to personally apologize to Tonasket School Board candidates Clint Duchow and Jeff Yeckel for an error I wrote on the election night ballot count. I wrote that Yeckel had won the race according to the first ballot count, which is unofficial because on election night ballots that remain to come in with [...]

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Cops, Courts & 911 Calls

Superior Court

Tahshaw Lee Track, 32, Omak, pleaded guilty Oct. 31 to POCS and use of drug paraphernalia. Track was sentenced to six months in jail and fined $2,260.50 for the Jan. 28 crimes.

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Latest election count

OKANOGAN – The Okanogan County Auditors Office posted new numbers to the Nov. 7 election results at 4:29 p.m. Nov. 9, with voter turnout now at 32.58 percent. The next count is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 15. The election will be certified Nov. 28.

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Counting as fast as we can

The Okanogan County Auditors Office plans to post the latest count on Tuesday’s election to their website by 5 p.m. this evening, Thursday, Nov. 9.

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Oroville FBLA attends Fall Leadership Conference

MOSES LAKE — The Future Business Leaders of America Fall Leadership Conference led by North Central Region Vice President, Mikaela McCoy, a State Officer and Oroville High School Senior, took place recently in Moses Lake at Big Bend Community College.

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Challengers lead incumbents in two hospital board races

OKANOGAN – In the early election day count of ballots two incumbent candidates for the North Valley Hospital District find themselves trailing against challengers.

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Ecology issues $20,000 fine for failing to remove illegal bulkhead

OROVILLE –A $20,000 penalty has been levied against Todd and Brenda Barrett of Graham, Wash., for failing to remove an unauthorized bulkhead and neglecting to restore the shoreline along property they own on Palmer Lake in Okanogan County.

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Oroville Youth Cheerleaders to compete in California

SPOKANE – The Oroville Youth Cheerleading Program traveled to Spokane on Oct. 22 to participate in a league competition and the Oroville Honey Bees placed first in their division, earning them the opportunity to compete at Regionals in Santa Clara, Calif. On Nov. 19.

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