Debit and credit cards now accepted at main entrance gate OKANOGAN – Along with the time-honored traditions of exhibits of everything from canned beets to market steers, fry bread and other good things to eat and the carnival rides, there’s a lot of new things to see at the Okanogan County Fair which starts Thursday, [...]
OROVILLE – The Veranda Beach Homeowners Association raised more than $20,000 during their inaugural “Starry Night Gala” under an actual star filled Aug. 18 night. “This was a tremendous event,” said Jim Hammond, resort president. After months of planning a sold-out crowd gathered for a fun filled evening highlighted by silent and live auctions of [...]
Poynter hired as new second grade teacher OROVILLE – Following the news Veranda Beach Resort’s homeowners association had raised several thousands of dollars for the Oroville Elementary, Superintendent Steve Quick announced that the resort had offered the use of the pool for swimming lessons for fourth graders.” They had a big fund raiser with the [...]
OROVILLE – After tabling the issue two weeks ago, the Oroville School Board approved a one-year pilot program allowing eighth graders to participate in high school sports. The eighth graders can only play in sports that do not offer junior high teams in these particular sports though. And, the decision has to be approved by [...]
OROVILLE – The Oroville School Board approved a three-year capital improvement levy of $1,200,129 to put a new roof on the elementary school.
TONASKET – The Tonasket School Board meeting scheduled for Wednesday, June 27, featured a number of reports, as well as announcements of several personnel hirings and a pair resignations by longtime district employees.
OROVILLE – Todd Hill, an Oroville police officer and father of four, was selected to fill the seat vacated by Christina Rise on the Oroville School Board.
TONASKET – Tonasket High School’s Class of 2012 topped off its senior year with graduation ceremonies on Saturday, June 9, fittingly displaying its flair for the artistic throughout the commencement ceremony.
OROVILLE – The Oroville High School Class of 2012 graduated 52 students in a ceremony held at the Coulton Auditorium on Saturday, June 2.
Heather Galvan, the class valedictorian, received the Glover Cup, which is awarded to the student who best represents, the “spirit of Americanism.” Liliana Castrejon-Perez was the class salutatorian.
OROVILLE – The Monster Music Festival came to Oroville last week bringing together 270 student musicians from all over North Central Washington.