“Could you live on $29 a week …?” OKANOGAN COUNTY – Okanogan County Community Action Council is challenging the entire county to live on a SNAP( formerly known as food stamp ) budget for one week! Could you live on $29 a week per person? “It’s pretty obvious that hunger is a growing problem when [...]
OROVILLE – The preliminary results of the bid to construct a new water reservoir north of Oroville has come in higher than what the city’s engineers, Varella and Associates, had estimated.
OKANOGAN – The new assessment of property within the Oroville School District is complete and while most won’t notice much of an increase, those with lakefront property will see taxes rise, according to Okanogan County Assessor Scott Furman.
OROVILLE – Approval of a new Oroville Critical Areas Ordinance was put of for at least two weeks as council reviews the ordinance in it’s current form.
The Tuesday, May 21 Oroville City Council meeting was advertised as a public hearing to take relevant testimony about the ordinance which was drafted by the Oroville Planning Commission, with the help of Chris Branch, director of Community Development.
Raymond Elmer Colbert, a life-long orchardist and community volunteer, passed away peacefully at his home on Boundary Lane in Oroville, Washington on January 1st.
OKANOGAN – It looks like Ray L. Campbell will be the new Okanogan County Commissioner in Position 2, according to the results of the manual recount released Tuesday evening.
OKANOGAN – What a difference 10 days makes.
It looks like Supt. Steve Quick got the miracle he was hoping for as Oroville School District’s three-year capital improvement levy is now ahead in the ballot count by 45 votes.
OKANOGAN COUNTY – Oroville School District’s special three-year $1.2 million capital improvement levy had widened to 17 votes from passing as of the second ballot count following the Nov. 6 general election.
The potential for an ordinance that would permit all-terrain or off-road vehicles on Tonasket city streets received plenty of attention at the Tuesday, Sept. 11, Tonasket City Council meeting. Though no specific ordinance has yet been proposed, it has been on the council’s agenda several times in the past couple of months, and a number of residents were present to discuss the issue.