Oroville High School

Talking with Oroville Mayor and City Council candidates

OROVILLE – All positions open at the top of Oroville city government have challengers this upcoming Tuesday, Nov. General Election. Chris Allen is challenging Chuck Spieth for the top spot at mayor, Russell Round challenges Jon Neal for Position 1 and Paul Bouchard challenges Tony Koepke for Position 2. The Gazette-Tribune asked the candidates to give us a little information about themselves, why they’re running and what issues are important to them.

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Hornets swamp Manson

OROVILLE – After last week’s gut-wrenching loss, the Oroville football team needed a “get well” game. The Hornets got just that on Friday, Oct. 5, steamrolling winless Manson for 32 first quarter points on the way to a 59-6 victory, Oroville’s first Central Washington League win of the year. Luke Kindred and Tanner Smith combined [...]

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Fumbles doom Hornets at Kittitas

KITTITAS – If there is one area football team that must know how the Houston Texans feel today, it’s probably the Oroville Hornets. Like the Texans against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, the Hornets dominated the Coyotes every which way on Friday, Sept. 27. But somehow it was Kittitas, much like the Seahawks, celebrating a [...]

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Oroville City Council conducts business in the dark

OROVILLE – While they may never have been accused of it, at least to their faces, the Oroville City Council “literally” conducted business in the dark when the power went out about halfway through their meeting Tuesday, Sept. 17.

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Hornets win shootout with Mary Walker

OROVILLE – Oroville proved in its first game of the season it could win a defensive struggle. The Hornets showed in Game 2 that they were also up for an offensive shootout. Despite allowing Mary Walker of Springdale nearly 450 yards off offense, the Hornets broke away from an early 14-14 tie to defeat the Chargers [...]

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Oroville defense stifles Brewster

BREWSTER – Despite some of the fits and starts that often characterize season-opening games, Oroville’s football team ended three years of frustration with an 18-7 victory at Brewster on Friday, Sept 6. The Hornets withstood a disastrous first five minutes that included a botched punt attempt and a pass interference penalty that combined to set [...]

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Fall is coming; football is here

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Tonasket, Oroville sports sign-ups

Tonasket on Aug. 15; Oroville on Aug. 20 Tonasket On Thursday, Aug. 15, Tonasket High School will be having its Fall Sports Registration Blitz starting at 6:00 p.m. Parent and coaches meetings begin at 6:00. Required paperwork and fees will be collected at that the conclusion of the meetings. Players are welcome to attend with [...]

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Approval of Critical Areas Ordinance delayed two weeks

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.

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OHS Social Studies teacher George Thornton retires from Oroville

OROVILLE – Oroville teacher George Thornton received a plaque acknowledging his 33 years of service from the school board at their Monday, May 20 meeting.

“One of the first administrators from when George started teaching said in his evaluation that he was going to make an impact on his community… that’s just what he’s done,” said Superintendent Steve Quick.

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