Similkameen River

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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PUD’s cost predictions unsupported

Dear Editor, I am responding to a recent Gazette-Tribune article about Enloe Dam, which featured unsupported predictions from the PUD on how much it might cost to remove the dam. The PUD’s cost estimates have no basis in reality and seem more intended to shock ratepayers into letting the PUD off the hook on its [...]

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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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Rick Michael Allen

Rick Michael Allen, 51, passed on Dec. 25 at home in Oroville after a long and brave battle with cancer. Rick grew up in Oroville fishing and prospecting at his favorite spots such as Palmer Lake, Molson Lake, Similkameen River and Myers Creek. He attended schools in Oroville and graduated from Oroville High School in [...]

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