Carroll Daniel Taylor, 91, of Omak, Washington passed away at home on June 11, 2014. Carroll was born on October 14, 1922 in Hartford, Connecticut to Wilhelm Emerson Taylor and Agnes Baldwin Taylor. Carroll served our country in the United States Army from 1940 – 1960. Carroll lived in Seattle, Wash. where he worked for [...]
Dear Editor, Twenty years ago people did a good thing here in Tonasket. In one fell swoop they voted to replace our dilapidated school buildings and dust storm parking lot with good, beautiful, efficient facilities. They did that by agreeing to tax themselves at a time when the economy was no better than it is [...]
“Right now you can have it in the home and you can smoke it legally, you just can’t grow it or buy it… so I don’t know where people are getting it.” Oroville Police Chief R. Clay Warnstaff OROVILLE – Being rich in parks, schools, playgrounds and day care centers, means locating a marijuana store [...]
Cross Country Oroville’s Sierra Speiker wins second straight Class 1B/2B state title and third overall with a time of 18:20.41. Other area 1B/2B results: Liberty Bell boys 5th as a team (Daily and Klemmeck 6th and 7th); Republic 7th as a team (Forsman and Reiss 8th and 12th). Area 1A results – Girls – Cascade’s [...]
YAKIMA – Water levels in Osoyoos Lake in north central Washington are being lowered over the coming weeks in anticipation of the changing seasons.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Poll of the Week
Should the Oroville School Board have renewed OHS Social Studies Teacher Ryan Frazier's Contract
- Yes, he has made a change in students' lives and got them excited about school (46%, 64 Votes)
- Yes, the board should have gone with Principal Kristin Sarmiento's evaluation and recommendation (25%, 35 Votes)
- I don't have enough information to say one way or another (16%, 22 Votes)
- Yes, with the understanding he address Supt. Steve Quick's concerns (14%, 19 Votes)
- No, the issue went through the superintendent and board and should be dropped there (9%, 13 Votes)
- No, we elect local school boards to make these sorts of decisions for us (8%, 11 Votes)
- No, Supt. Steve Quick recommended the first-year probationary teacher's contract not be renewed (5%, 7 Votes)
Total Voters: 140