President approves major Disaster Declaration for Colville Tribes

WASHINGTON –The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced today that federal disaster assistance has been made available for the Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation to supplement the tribe’s recovery efforts in the areas affected by flooding from May 5 to May 28, 2018. Federal funding is available to Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation on [...]

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Ecology issues $20,000 fine for failing to remove illegal bulkhead

OROVILLE –A $20,000 penalty has been levied against Todd and Brenda Barrett of Graham, Wash., for failing to remove an unauthorized bulkhead and neglecting to restore the shoreline along property they own on Palmer Lake in Okanogan County.

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Pickens North Fire burns 760 acres

Cause of fire still unknown TONASKET – The Pickens North Fire started on Wednesday, Aug. 24, approximately five miles north of Tonasket and is estimated to be 760 acres in size and was estimated to be 95 percent contained, according to the final update given by Allen Lebowitz, a information officer for the state Department [...]

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Marilyn Marie Orcutt

Marilyn Marie Orcutt, age 77 of Oroville, Washington, passed away on July 12, 2016. She was born in California on November 7, 1939

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Upcoming Events 2

OCSRA Meeting

OMAK – Okanogan County School Retirees’ Association meeting 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 30 for a no-host luncheon meeting at Koala Street Grill in Omak. Program presenter, Derina Phillips of Derina’s Flower Basket, will teach members how to create a Christmas table decoration. Bring a medium gift bag and wire cutters for the project. For more information call (509) 422-3393.

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Upcoming Events 1

Final Farmer’s Market

OROVILLE – The Oroville Public Library will host their lasttwo Farmer’s Market for the 2009 season on Saturday, Oct. 24 and Saturday, Oct.31 9 a.m. until 12 p.m.

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Upcoming Events

Community Fund Raiser

TONASKET – A fund raiser, for Samantha Culp, who is traveling to Denver for American Idol tryouts on July 12, competing in the Colgate Country Showdown this summer and taking professional singing lessons, is being held on Friday, June 26 at 7 p.m. at the Community Cultural Project. There will be a dessert auction and desserts and drinks sold by donation. Call (509) 486-2061 for more information.

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Community Bulletin

Pilots Association meeting

TONASKET – The Washington Pilots Association will meet Thursday, Nov. 20 at Whistler’s Restaurant in Tonasket beginning with dinner at 6:30 p.m. Perry Huston is coming to from the county planning department to discuss the latest planning regarding airports in the county. For more information contact Justin Smith at (509) 775-3911.

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Community Bulletin Board 19

Free Meditation class

OROVILLE – The Humuh Meditation center is offering a freeclass titled, “Turning Ignorance into illumination” on Thursday, Nov. 13 from 7p.m. to 8 p.m. at the meditation center, 1314 Main St., Oroville. Everyone iswelcome to attend.

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Community Bulletin Board for week beginning April 9, 2008

Local food banks

OROVILLE – The Oroville food bank operates every Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., excluding holidays, in the basement of the Seventh Day Adventist Church. For more information, call Jeff Austin at 476-3978 or Jessica Lakey at 476-3817.

TONASKET – The Tonasket food bank operates every Thursday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at 300 S. Whitcomb Ave. Drop-offs can be made at Tonasket Tavern. For more information, call Jack Gavin at 486-2480 or Debby Curren at 486-2459.

Benefit dinner

OROVILLE – A benefit spaghetti dinner for Kasey Cockle will be held at the Eagles on Saturday, April 12 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Live music by the Round’s Brothers can be heard from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. For more information call 476-2903.

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