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Jerry Ray Mears Jr., 26, Riverside, pleaded guilty Nov. 4 to fourth-degree assault (DV). Mears was sentenced to 364 days in jail with 310 days suspended and credit for 54 days served. Mears was fined $1,110.50 for the Sept. 11 crime.

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Lake Osoyoos Cup races

Jet skis filled the water at Deep Bay Park on Saturday, June 28, for the first of two days of racing. Competition continues Sunday.

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Speiker’s record-setting weekend

CHENEY – Sierra Speiker runs with such precision, you could calibrate a metronome to her pace. And despite a ruthless drive to achieve sometimes unattainable goals, she has carried herself with such grace that often her vanquished competitors are as excited as Speiker after the Oroville senior leaves them quickly receding in the rear view [...]

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Lake Osoyoos rises as runoff increases

YAKIMA – Due to rising temperatures and spring runoff, water levels in Osoyoos Lake are rising. In some years, this can result in temporary flooding on properties around the lake.

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May Festival

Photos by Gary DeVon

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Isadore ‘Ike’ Williams

Isadore “Ike” Williams passed away on Sunday, April 27, 2014. He was born on March 30, 1941 in Vernon B.C. to Edward Joe Williams and Lucy Kinbasket from Enderby B.C.

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Pamela Snyman

Pamela Snyman, 67, passed away at Confluence Hospital in Wenatchee, Wash. on April 28, 2014. Pamela was born April 26, 1947 in Kansas City, Missouri to Frank and Wilma Sheel.

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Wilbur Hallauer

Memorial: Web Hallauer

Life celebration for Web Hallauer from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 25th at Oroville’s Lake Osoyoos Veterans Memorial Park.

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Mayor Spieth makes city appointments

Pot and the city still under debate OROVILLE – While there were no surprises in Mayor Chuck Spieth’s 2014 appointment of department heads, the city council’s first meeting of the new year, Tuesday, Jan. 7, was surprisingly short. Spieth’s appointed, or rather reappointed: Mick Howe, city attorney, Rod Noel, city superintendent; Kathy Jones, city clerk-treasurer; [...]

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Appeals Court upholds Mathis murder conviction

OLYMPIA – The Washington State Court of Appeals has upheld the first-degree murder conviction of Tansy Fae-Arwen Mathis in the 2009 murder-for hire death of Michelle Kitterman.

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