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Oroville students receive awards to end school year  Omak Okanogan County Chronicle

The Oroville class of 2018 received scholarships and awards at the end of their high school careers.



VIEW FROM THE SIDELINES: WIAA honors Martin | High School  Omak Okanogan County Chronicle

Spencer Martin, a senior at Oroville High School, was named by Washington Interscholastic Activities Association as the WIAA/Wendy's Athlete of the Week for ...



Dinner, auction to benefit Tam Hutchinson is Saturday  Omak Okanogan County Chronicle

OROVILLE — A Tam Hutchinson Benefit Dinner and Auction is planned for 5:30 p.m. Saturday, July 28, at the American Legion Hall. Hutchinson, long-time ...



Colville Business Council Candidate Forum | Opinion  Tribal Tribune

The primary candidate forum letters sent to the Tribune will be published online here.



Son accused of fatally shooting his father  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

OROVILLE – An Oroville teenager has been booked into Okanogan County Jail for allegedly shooting and killing his father on Tuesday afternoon, according to ...



Alvarez selected May Fest queen | Lifestyle  Omak Okanogan County Chronicle

OROVILLE — Julissa Alvarez will be crowned as 2019 May Festival queen by 2018 Queen Jenny Cisneros at a coronation ceremony Friday, May 10.



VIEW FROM THE SIDELINES: Oroville varsity soccer forfeits matches  Omak Okanogan County Chronicle

Rough times this past week for the Oroville High School girls' soccer team. The team has been low in numbers since the start of the fall season, Hornet athletic ...



Two Oroville High School juniors seek 2018 Oroville May Festival Queen's crown  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

OROVILLE – Two young ladies are seeking to be selected as this year's Oroville May Festival Queen and Princess. They are Madison Whiteaker and Jennifer ...



Fitness center opens in Oroville | News  Omak Okanogan County Chronicle

Nathan's Cardio Kickboxing moved to a much larger premises in Oroville, with a grand opening Oct. 1.



New owner opens Hornets Nest | News  Omak Okanogan County Chronicle

Brick Wall, the new owner of Oroville's Hornets Nest, comes by his passion for flipping a good burger honestly. His father owned DJ's, a burger joint located ...



Regional wrestling canceled; qualifiers advance to state  Eastern Washington Statesmen Examiner

The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association has canceled regional wrestling tournaments statewide because of wintry conditions. "Due to the weather ...



Kittitas boys advance to District Championship  Daily Record-News

CHELAN – Brewster High School boys basketball hasn't had much luck against the two-time state champion Kittitas Secondary School Coyotes.



Mary A Higley | Obituaries  Ontario Argus Observer

Mary A Higley. Oct. 2, 1945 - June 27, 2018. Yacolt, Wash.,. formerly of Payette. Mary A. Higley (Grandma Higs) beloved wife, mother and grandmother, recently ...



Lloyd Curtis reminisces about Roy's Pharmacy  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

Early Monday morning, on Nov. 19, 2018 a crowd began to gather at the closed doors of Roy's Pharmacy. They were awaiting the 9 a.m. clearance sale of all gift ...



Jeff Hardesty hired as new Oroville School Superintendent  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

OROVILLE – After a short executive session at last Monday's Oroville School Board meeting Jeff Hardesty, the current Tonasket High School Principal, was hired ...



Hammonds open two new businesses in Oroville | News  Omak Okanogan County Chronicle

Roger and Bridget Hammond just opened ProStaff Real Estate a few weeks ago, but already have a couple of transactions in escrow.



RONALD REX BOUCHER, SR.  Kirkland Reporter

Ronald Rex Boucher, Sr. passed away in Kirkland, WA on Monday, January 15, 2018.



Judge dismisses former teacher's lawsuit against Oroville School District, ex superintendent  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

OKANOGAN – Okanogan County Superior Court Judge Henry Rawson dismissed former teacher Ryan Frazier's wrongful dismissal lawsuit against the Oroville ...



Oroville School District seeks board member to fill empty seat  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

OROVILLE – The Oroville School District is short one school director in the at-large position and is seeking letters of interest from people who want to serve on ...



Celebration of Life for Tam Hutchinson  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

OROVILLE – There will be a Celebration of Life for Tam on Aug. 18, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Coulton Auditorium (Oroville High School Gymnasium” and the Commons ...



Former Oroville School Board chairman urges caution  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

OROVILLE – Former Oroville School Board Chairman Phil Barker urged the board and new school Superintendent Jeff Hardesty to proceed in such a way as to ...



Area golfers prepare for tee time | Sports  Omak Okanogan County Chronicle

OROVILLE – When Oroville High School golf coach Bruce Perisho sees snow on the Oroville Golf Course, unlike other area coaches, he can steer his players ...



Boys' basketball: Wolverines tower over Hornets | High School  Omak Okanogan County Chronicle

WENATCHEE — A very tall Friday Harbor boys' basketball team eliminated Oroville, 51-32, in a regional game Feb. 23 at Wenatchee High School. “We got it ...



Okanogan flooding expected to get worse through next week  KREM.com

Major flooding in Okanogan County is expected to only get worse through next week. On Thursday, the National Weather *Service* issued a flood warning for the ...



Ballots for the Aug. 7 Primary Election are in the mail  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

OKANOGAN – Election officials with the Okanogan County Auditor's office say that ballots for the Tuesday, Aug. 7 Primary Election have been mailed, those that ...



Flooding in Eastern Washington reaches emergency level  KING5.com

Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee has proclaimed a state of emergency for counties in the eastern part of the state that are experiencing severe flooding.



Oroville Christmas Tree Lighting  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

OROVILLE – The Oroville Chamber of Commerce will host their annual Oroville Christmas Tree Lighting this Saturday, Dec. 2 starting at 5:30 p.m. at Centennial ...



Lakeside Pharmacy comes to Oroville  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

OROVILLE – After many months of preparation and remodeling, Lakeside Pharmacy has opened its doors on Monday, Jan. 7. At 1117 Main in Oroville.



OHS Social Studies teacher George Thornton retires from Oroville  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

OROVILLE – Oroville teacher George Thornton received a plaque acknowledging his 33 years of *service* from the school board at their Monday, May 20 meeting ...



Bellingham program uses gymnastics as a tool to ‘create elite human beings’  The Bellingham Herald

Bellingham Bay Gymnastics and Pre-School owner Jill Wolfson drops a thoughtful one-liner when talking about the mission of her 24-year-old non-competitive ...



You survived the first storm. Ready for the next rounds?  Tri-City Herald

Tri-Citians are digging out from the first round of a intense winter storm. But more rounds are coming, say forecasters. Tri-City schools already have announced ...



Oroville Police Officer arrested for suspicion of DUI  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

OROVILLE — An Oroville Police Officer finds himself on administrative leave after being arrested by fellow officers for suspicion of DUI. Joshua Deiss, 32, was ...



Sarmiento to remain OHS Principal  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

“We always hear rumblings that Oroville kids are not going on to college and I know that's not true. This is a positive, it doesn't matter if we are the biggest or ...



Meet your local candidates for school board and city council  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

This week we ask some of the candidates, especially those that are competing for the same office, to tell us a little about their backgrounds, why they want to be ...



Soccer preview: Liberty Bell girls' soccer looks strong coming into fall season  Omak Okanogan County Chronicle

WINTHROP — Liberty Bell High School's girls' soccer team may have graduated four all-league players (three on the first team) from last year's team that ...



Large Washington fire burns buildings near Canadian border  KOMO News

A spokesman for an interagency team fighting fires in Washington state says officials no longer believe a large wildfire near the Canadian border was caused by ...



Narya Naillon selected as 2016 May Festival Queen  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

OROVILLE – “I am so grateful to get the chance to get the chance to represent the town as queen. It is a truly and amazing place to grow up and I am proud to ...



Okanogan County first rural county in nation to provide opioid informaition via text  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

“These are astounding overdose numbers for our county so far. We have a bigger problem in this county than most think”. Lauri Jones, Director of Okanogan ...



Wrestling: Tonasket hoists district 1B/2B crown | High School  Omak Okanogan County Chronicle

OROVILLE — The Tonasket High School wrestling team captured eight of 14 titles to sweep to the District 6 championship Feb. 3 with a score of 342.



Gebbers Farms has a lot of hope and belief in Oroville  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

“We have exciting plans for the future; we've updated the storage rooms and made some other improvements and you don't do that if you don't plan on staying in ...



Flooding extends to Okanogan County, expected to increase into weekend  The Independent

(By Colin Haffner/Chewelah Independent). The Kettle River has reached a record high level this Spring. (Courtesy Photo) ...



Three cougar kittens captured in Oroville area  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

OROVILLE – Three cougar kittens were captured by the Washington State Fish and Wildlife Department in the Oroville area last week, according to Sgt. Dan ...



Oroville Youth Cheerleaders to compete in California  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

SPOKANE — The Oroville Youth Cheerleading Program traveled to Spokane on Oct. 22 to participate in a league competition and the Oroville Honey Bees ...



Local kids enjoy Shop with a Cop event  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

OROVILLE – Local kids from Oroville and Tonasket got a chance to mix with law enforcement last Saturday as part of the Shop with a Cop program. A bus full of ...



Oroville May Fest parade results announced | Community  Omak Okanogan County Chronicle

OROVILLE — The Rally at the Border Blues Festival parade entry was awarded the coveted queen's choice award Saturday during the town's premiere grand ...



Oroville Reman & Reload looking to grow its business in Oroville  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

“Obviously we are looking for more people to hire, it is difficult to find people who want to come to work five days a week.” Will Verner, Operations Manager, ...



Cashmere tennis eases past Omak | High School  Omak Okanogan County Chronicle

OMAK — Cashmere squeaked past Omak by identical scores of 3-2 in boys' and girls' tennis on Saturday. “Girls No. 1 singles featured a unique match in that ...



Emotions run high at NO Paws Animal Shelter hearing  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

People filled the Commissioner's Hearing Room to testify at the SEPA appeal and Conditional Use Permit for No Paws Animal Shelter. Gary De Von/staff photo ...



Hughes Department Store closing for good  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

“We did close the store. It's unfortunate, but we felt that receivership is the best direction and the inventory will be liquidated.” Jim Prince, Family Spokesman, ...



Thompson teaching kick boxing to those wanting to get fit  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

OROVILLE – Nathan Thompson, a professional kick boxer and MMA fighter, is putting his knowledge to use training those who want to get in shape at the ...



Task Force arrests several suspected meth dealers  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

“The majority of those arrested during the warrant *service* were part of a methamphetamine distribution organization. Steve Brown, Commander NCW Narcotics ...



Chesaw father and son guilty of murder  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

OKANOGAN – A man and his son were found guilty in the premeditated murder of Michael R. Carrigan, Hoquium, Wash., who was hunting near their Pontiac ...



LA couple goes 'unplugged' in Okanogan County for TV show  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

OROVILLE – Whether you call it living off the grid or going unplugged, a LA couple got a taste of it in three different locations in Okanogan County for the new ...



Police find Oroville man wanted for attempted murder  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

“Omer was stabbed several times during the attack, including wounds to his side, chest area and head,” Sheriff Frank Rogers. Ryan Mulligan is wanted in ...



Oroville Community Fireworks Display at Deep Bay Park  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

OROVILLE – The Oroville Chamber of Commerce is promising more than just a spectacular pyrotechnics for this year's Community Fireworks Display at Deep ...



Lucky Duck Mining to open store on the Similkameen  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

OROVILLE – Alan Fisk has been chasing gold on the Similkameen River for nearly two decades, now he wants to help people learn to find gold themselves ...



Gold Digger Apples files for bankruptcy  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

OROVILLE – One of Oroville's largest employers, Gold Digger Apples Inc., filed for bankruptcy protection in federal district court in Spokane last Thursday, May ...



Stolen gold dredge leads to two arrests  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

OROVILLE – The theft of a gold dredge and sluice led to the arrest of two men on Thursday, April 2 after they were found to be in possession of the items at a ...



Cops, Courts & 911 Calls  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

Trespassing on Murry St. in Okanogan. Theft on Danker Cutoff Rd. near Okanogan. Burglary on Salmon Creek Rd. near Okanogan. Generator reported missing.



Updated: Incumbents still ruling the day for local office  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

UPDATE: Even after the second vote count all incumbents for office, except Lael Duncan for North Valley Hospital Commissioner, have been returned to their ...



Social Security fraud investigation leads to father's grave  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

“Kenneth Thompson said that his father had shot himself with a shotgun. …Thompson said he removed the shotgun from the hole and then buried his father.



Echo Bay to end Buckhorn gold exploration project  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

REPUBLIC – Echo Bay Exploration, a subsidiary of Toronto-based Kinross Gold has decided to call it quits and withdraw their Buckhorn Mountain Exploration ...



Law enforcement makes several arrests in local thefts  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

OKANOGAN – After a lengthy investigation by the sheriff's office and local police departments, several arrests have been made in connection with a spate of ...



School Closures | KXLY.com  KXLY Spokane

KXLY.com brings you the latest school closures news.



'Persons of interest' in fatal shooting on Pontiac Ridge  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

CHESAW – The victim in the fatal shooting on Pontiac Ridge Monday, Sept. 2 was Michael R. Carrigan, 52, of Hoquiam Wash., according to Okanogan Sheriff ...



Appeals Court upholds Mathis murder conviction  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

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 ...



Roberta "Kay" Francis  The Wenatchee World Online

Roberta “Kay” Francis. December 30, 1946 ~ November 3, 2014. Roberta “Kay” Francis passed away on November 3, 2014, following a courageous eight year ...



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