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  1. Princes lease land for parkRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune

    The sometimes controversial bin lot at the south entrance to town should resound with shouts of joy as it will become a city park, thanks to generous offer made by the Prince family. The family contacted the city and has agreed to lease the land where Gold Digger Apples used to stack it's apple bins for one dollar a year, for the next five years with an option for another five year renewal, according to Jim Prince, whose family goes back to the turn of the century in Oroville.

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  2. OHS Wrestling: Hartvig, Arrigoni win at EphrataRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune

    Scott Hartvig and Charles Arrigoni led the way for Oroville on Saturday, winning their weight classes at the Ephrata Invitational. Jeff Rounds and Drake Fox each took third and Zane Scott took fourth, dropping the third place match 3-0.

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    Wednesday Jan 28 | Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune

    Janis Allison age 71 of Oroville passed away Sunday, January 25, 2015 at North Valley Extended Care in Tonasket. She was born May 24, 1943 in Selma, California to parents Stanley Jay and Dorothy Leatta Allison.

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  4. Phyllis Aldean BillupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 28 | Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune

    Phyllis Aldean Billups, 90, of Omak, Wash., passed away on Monday, January 19, 2015. Phyllis was born on September 12, 1924, to Orvil and Muriel Metz in Hardesty, Alberta, Canada and was the oldest of five siblings, including Raymond Metz, Duane Metz, Virginia Montague and Sharon Powell-Phyllis.

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  5. TSD Superintendent search beginsRead the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune

    The Tonasket School Board is starting the process for the new superintendent search and is inviting the public to attend a meeting with Doug Asbjornsen, the search consultant, on Wednesday, Jan. 21 at 7 p.m. in the district board room. At the meeting, Asbjornsen will explain the search process and will be seeking input from community members.

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  6. Oroville Council asked for help in purchase in K-9Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune

    The Oroville City Council was treated to a dog and pony show, without the pony, at their Tuesday, Jan. 6 meeting as two county deputies displayed the skills of one of their K-9s and asked for help in obtaining another to be located in the north county area. Deputies Terry Shrable and Shane Jones explained to the council that K-9 officers can be an important tool whether searching for narcotics or apprehending the bad guys.

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  7. Gail Alice SheenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune

    Gail Alice Sheena, age 49 of Oroville, died Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at North Valley Hospital in Tonasket. She was born June 9, 1965 in Merritt, BC to parents Christine August and Angus Archochan.

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    Monday Jan 5 | Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune

    Blake Forrest Lannoye, 29, Omak, pleaded guilty Jan. 6 to third-degree possession of stolen property. Lannoye was sentenced to 364 days in jail with 301 days suspended with credit for 63 days served.

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  9. Date moved up for NW Ice Fishing FestivalRead the original story

    Monday Jan 5 | Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune

    After anglers got skunked for the third year in a row, the Oroville Chamber of Commerce decided to move the Northwest Ice Fishing Festival up to Saturday, Jan. 17 rather than the traditional President's Day weekend in February, according to chamber president Clyde Andrews. "We have moved the date to the Saturday of Martin Luther King's Birthday Holiday because in the past three years fish have been caught in the lakes right up until the end of January," said Andrews, who adds that the organization has also brought back Tim Behrens staring in "McManus in Love" at the Oroville High School Commons.

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  10. What topped the news in 2014 in hand and onlineRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 1 | Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune

    What was the top story for 2014 - some might say our North Valley Hospital District - the closing of the Assisted Living was certainly the top story of 2013. However, with $3 million in warrants paid down to nearly zero, the hospital district - administrators and commissioners, aren't the targets they once were.

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  11. School board discusses opening up public commentRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2014 | Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune

    A school director has suggested the Oroville School Board open up their public comment, changing the policy that requires people comment only regarding items on the agenda. "Something has been heavy on my mind and that's the Public Comments policy.

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  12. Oroville nears agreement for water rightRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2014 | Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune

    Oroville has been working on getting a transfer of the water right it acquired from Veranda Beach Resorts and their predecessors for nearly seven years - that process may soon be reality if Oroville can put a little money aside for conservation. Rod Noel, Oroville Superintendent of Public Works, told the city council at their Dec. 16 meeting that the state Department of Ecology may look more favorably toward issuing the city a permit if they write conservation into their request.

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  13. Kathy Jones talks about 40 years with OrovilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 29, 2014 | Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune

    As Kathy Jones settles into retirement after 40 years as Oroville's City Clerk/Treasurer she looks back with pride at many of the city's accomplishments. When asked what she's most proud of Jones contemplates for a moment and answers, "Probably the millions and millions and millions of dollars we have been able to receive over the years.

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  14. Diana Ada RossRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune

    Diana Ada Ross, age 82, of Moran, Kansas, passed away on December 8, 2014 , at Kansas Heart Hospital, Wichita,Kansas. She was born July 13, 1932, in Bury St., Edmunds, England, the daughter of Reginald and Lois Ellen Fordham.

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    Dec 15, 2014 | Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune

    Chad Winston Vanatta, 28, Tonasket, pleaded guilty Dec. 16 to POCS . The court dismissed a charge of POCS .

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  16. Former Tonasket School Superintendent target of lawsuitRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2014 | Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune

    Randal Hauff, a former superintendent of the Tonasket School District, has been named a co-defendant in a lawsuit claiming he defrauded Medicaid in order to benefit financially. Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson says a Wenatchee-based school consultant company provided fraudulent Medicaid training to districts statewide.

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    Dec 8, 2014 | Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune

    Dylan Thomas James Counts, 20, Omak, pleaded guilty Dec. 11 to second-degree burglary, second-degree theft and third-degree malicious mischief. Counts was sentenced to 14 months in prison and fined $1,612.87, including $502.37 in restitution.

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  18. Beulah P. LongRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune

    Beulah P. Long, age 79 of Omak, passed away on Friday, December 12, 2014 at Rose Garden Care Center in Omak. She was born September 9, 1935 in Barnesville, Ohio to parents William Leroy Johns and Verna Hall.

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  19. Highly Capable Program starting at Oroville SchoolsRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2014 | Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune

    The district is in the process of seeking out nominations for students who are in the top 2-3 percent intellectually who would like to be included in the program. Anybody can nominate a student who they feel may qualify.

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  20. Will Oroville become the next a Pendleton?aRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2014 | Okanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune

    Seriously, the next "Pendleton?" No, not the rodeo, but the manufacture of fine wool clothing, like shirts, pants and coats. If the local chapter of the North American Wool Co-op has their way it will - at least the area would become known for their signature products, made from locally produced fibers and woven at a locally owned and operated mill.

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