TONASKET – The U. S. Armed Forces Legacy site was dedicated Saturday, May 18, 2013, coinciding with Armed Forces Day. The dedication included a parade through Tonasket and a ceremony at the Legacy site, highlighted by speeches by Captain Alan Walker (U.S. Coast Guard) and Lieutenant Commander Allen Willey (U.S. Navy Civil Engineers). More details [...]
YAKIMA – Water levels in Osoyoos Lake are beginning to rise as the thermometer does the same. The lake straddles the British Columbia and Washington border near Oroville.
TONASKET – Tonasket School Board members said they had never received as much feedback on an issue as they had over the potential elimination of the family consumer science vocational program at Tonasket High School.
Last week we ran an article on Rep. Joel Kretz’ efforts to introduce legislation to reintroduce wolves to the west side of the state. Although sounding somewhat tongue-in-cheek, the Seventh District legislator from Wauconda is completely serious about the issue. If Western Washington legislators are going to sing the economic and environmental benefits of having [...]
TONASKET – A cello recital will bepresented by Kevin Hekmatpanah on Saturday, March 5 at 7 p.m. at the studio ofRoz Nau, 42 E. Winesap, Tonasket. Hekmatpanah has performed extensivelythroughout the country was the music director for Okanogan Valley Orchestrafrom 1998-2003. For more information contact (509) 486-4673.
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.