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Oroville High School graduates Class of 2019  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

Gary DeVon/staff photos. Soon to be graduates from the Oroville High School Class of 2019 take a look back in a slide show put together by classmate Jennifer ...



Oroville schools locked down for second time this month  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

OROVILLE – The Oroville School District sent out a text alert to parents notifying them of the second lockdown this month. The text stated the reason as being a ...



Five Oroville juniors vie for May Festival Queen; Selection Night is March 7  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

OROVILLE – This year there are five juniors from Oroville High School vying for the title of Oroville May Festival Queen — Mariya Mathis, Taralynn Fox, Julissa ...



Update: Oroville teen lied about being kidnapped at knifepoint  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

OROVILLE – A 13-year-old Oroville High School student has been charged with false reporting after texting friends that she was being held against her will.



Juvenile accused of fatally shooting his father  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

OROVILLE – A 14-year-old Oroville boy allegedly shot and killed his father outside the family home on Emry Road on Tuesday, March 12. Oroville Police Chief ...



Oroville boy, 14, accused of fatally shooting his father  The Daily Herald

The city's last murder occurred nearly 40 years ago.



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 ...



Tonasket High School Class of 2019 graduation  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

Laura Knowton/staff photos. Tonasket High School's Kay Lee Bobadilla the 2019 graduating classes Valedictorian gave an inspiring speech during Saturdays ...



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 ...



Mike & Kay Sibley this year's May Fest Grand Marshals  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

OROVILLE – Mike and Kay Sibley, local historians and retired educators, have been named this year's Oroville May Festival Grand Marshals. “We were quite ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Seeking a state berth | Sports  Tribal Tribune

Hall and Ceniceros make it to CWB League championship match; Pateros boys tennis team finishes season in second place.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

Popular coach, athletic director passed away Wednesday.



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 ...



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 ...



Despite Floods, Officials Say Municipal Drinking Water In Okanogan Valley Still Safe  NW News Network

Emergency management officials are trying to protect drinking water systems throughout the Okanogan Valley from flood water contamination. In Oroville, they're ...



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 ...



Tonasket School District welcomes 19 new teachers  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

TONASKET — High School Principal Brian Ellis hauled his BBQ from home to the school district office Friday, Aug. 25, to treat 19 new staff members to burgers ...



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 ...



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 ...



Oroville asked to annex into Rural EMS District  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

OROVILLE – Chris Branch, director of community development, gave an update on EMS services, discussing the county commissioners' request that the city ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

Bellingham Bay Gymnastics and Pre-School offers non-competitive classes for girls and boys up through fifth-graders with the goal of building self-esteem and ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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.



Kathy Jones talks about 40 years with Oroville  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

“I want to thank the community for allowing me to serve the community for over 40 years. I know I didn't get to meet everyone, but I made a lot of friends” Kathy ...



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



Ranking 10,007 Boys By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10007 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Lightning sparks Wildhorse fire on Mt. Hull  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

OROVILLE – Tonasket Ranger District's firefighters continue to respond to fires caused by last Sunday night's lightning, including the Wildhorse Fire on Mt. Hull ...



Colville Business Council Candidate Forum | Opinion  Tribal Tribune

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



Gebbers Farms and Chelan Fruit step in to help Gold Digger growers, workers  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

“Chelan Fruit stepped in and allowed our growers to take their fruit to our warehouse under their name on short notice. Chelan Fruit and Gebbers have been just ...



Zosels lose small log machine, building in fire  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

Oroville Fire and Ambulance responded to a fire at Zosel's chip mill off Jennings Loop Road early Thursday morning. Debra Donahue, Oroville Ambulance ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Court, Police & 911 Calls  Okanogan Valley Gazette Tribune

Dennis Darrel Depoe, 32, Omak, pleaded guilty July 6 to two counts of POCS (one each for heroin and methamphetamine). Depoe was sentenced to 6+ months ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



WIAA 1B, 2B, 1A, Track & Field Championships  The Spokesman Review

Scout Cai of Colfax High School cleared 11-0 to win the Girls 2B Pole Vault on Friday at the 2014 WIAA 1B, 2b, 1A Track and Field Championships being held at ...



Making the grades | Neighbors  The Wenatchee World Online

It's time once again to shine a spotlight on good kids doing good things. Here is the annual “Making the Grades,” The Wenatchee World's end-of-the-school-year ...



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