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Water Quality Certification still under appeal with Ecology BY GARY A. DEVON MANAGING EDITOR
OROVILLE – The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has approved a new 50-year federal license for the Okanogan Public Utility District to operate Enloe Dam FERC issued the license on July 9, 2013 for the PUD’s Enloe Dam project. The license is the culmination of nine years of studies, negotiations and plan development with tribes, community groups and local, state and federal agencies, according to a recent press release from the PUD. The nine megawatt (MW) Enloe Dam project is located on the Similkameen River at river mile 8.8 to the northwest of Oroville. “The license contains provisions and commitments over the next five decades that allow the PUD to generate more local renewable hydropower, protect fish and wildlife, and enhance recreation. Some of the key project features include: A new park, picnic area and boat ramp located near the dam site; improved
recreation trails and interpretive signage; multiple fish and wildlife enhancement projects, including a side channel reconnector project on the river and gravel augmentation and an improved access road and parking area for recreators and visitors,” states the utility in their release. Okanogan County PUD staff is currently reviewing the terms and conditions of the FERC license, which also incorporates the terms and conditions of the Water Quality Certification issued by the Washington State Department of Ecology (Ecology) on Aug. 20, 2012 and the incidental take terms and conditions contained in the Biological Opinion submitted to FERC by the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) on September 27, 2012. David Womack, President of the public utility’s Board of Commissioners, expressed his pleasure that FERC issued a 50-year license instead of the typical 40-year license. However, John Grubich, General Manager, cautioned that Ecology’s Water Quality Certification is currently under appeal, and the terms and conditions of the easement for the federal land the project sits on have not been finalized with the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). The FERC license is posted on the PUD’s website at https://www.okanoganpud.org/.
Power rates going up no matter what Public meetings discuss electric rate increase options BY GARY A. DEVON MANAGING EDITOR Photos by Brent Baker and Zachary Van Brunt
OROVILLE – The rate you pay for electricity is going up no matter what you might have hoped. The questions now are by how much and how soon. Okanogan County PUD held the final of three public meetings Monday, July 22, to explain the current financial situation at the public utility. In order to stay out of a financial hole, the PUD must raise rates due to several factors, especially a drop in the wholesale power market and in the interest it was being paid on reserves. Also, while operating costs have gone up
History. Food. Dancing. Truck and Tractor Pulls. It was quite the diverse day of activity around the north county on Saturday, from Oroville to Tonasket to Wauconda. Top (l-r) Dolly Englebretson, Barbara Workman, Evelyn Dull and Dale Caraffa sold a variety of irresistible pies at Oroville’s Heritage Days on Saturday; right, at the Wauconda Fabulous ‘50s Sock Hop, Dale Olson and daughter Elizabeth were among several hundred that danced the night away; above, another big crowd enjoyed the Truck and Tractor Pulls in Tonasket, where Garrett Parlette (shown) and others put on an impressive show. More pictures of all these events on pages A2-3.
for residential and all classes of power users, actual usage has been dropping, further lowering incoming revenues. Retail revenues have dropped 13 percent over projected revenues and wholesale revenues dropped 24 percent. Richard Cuthbert, senior consultant with the firm SAIC, discussed the utility’s current situation and what can be done to keep pace with increased costs and lower revenues. Toward this end the district commissioned a 2010 Equity Management Plan (EMP) and formed a Design Review Panel made up of local power users. “We gathered information from the utility going back over a 10 year period (to draft the study),” said Cuthbert. “We used this to identify the amount the district needs to stay financially sound.” Cuthbert said this amount includes how much it will cost for the district to continue providing service to each of the
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Queen preps for Omak Stampede BY BRENT BAKER BBAKER@GAZETTE-TRIBUNE.COM
OMAK - As this year’s Omak Stampede approaches, Stampede queen Breanna Howell has been both looking back at a summer of experiences that only come with being a rodeo queen, as well as looking forward to some of her biggest events of the year. Howell, of Tonasket, recently returned from one of the West’s preeminent rodeos after spending the July 4 week at the Calgary Stampede. That 10 day event annually draws between 1 and 1.2 million in attendance. “It was massive,” Howell said. “The people up there are absolutely amazing. “The visiting roy-
alty were chauffeured around in a charter bus to a bunch of the events... All the royalty got to watch the rodeo from right up on the rail, which was a lot of fun except we got splattered with mud. Which it’s a rodeo, so you expect that, when but we were all wearing white hats.” She said that it was hard to tell that the city, including the rodeo grounds, had largely been underwater from massive flooding just a week earlier. It put a bit of a damper on attendance, according to organizers, but Howell was impressed with the lack of evidence of the flooding. “You couldn’t tell,” she said. “There were millions of dollars damage done to the zoo, and
there were some water marks on the sides of the buildings, but other than that there was no sign of it. “It was so well cleaned up. They had volunteers come into help out from all over the world. The amount of support was incredible.” Howell didn’t have any competition last fall in her bid to become Miss Omak Stampede. Her lifelong friend Karlie Henneman faced a similar situation in the Miss Tonasket Rodeo competition, but it allowed the two to be able to serve as rodeo queens together after competing against one another in the Tonasket rodeo queen competition the year before.
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Breanna Howell (second from left) of Tonasket represented the Omak Stampede at the Calgary Stampede in Alberta, Canada last month. She said that was just one of many experiences she’s had as Miss Omak Stampede that she hopes will encourage other girls to try out for that and other royalty positions this fall. “There were five girls who tried out (in 2011) and Karlie was the runner up, so I was really glad she got it this year,” Howell said.
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OKANOGAN VALLEY LIFE
TONASKET COMANCHEROS TRUCK & TRACTOR PULLS
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Above, Daniel Garvin of Snohomish roars to victory in the Heavy Diesel class at Saturday’s Tonasket Truck & Tractor Pulls. Below right, a 1945 International from Oregon competes. Below left, Tonasket Rodeo Queen Karlie Henneman discovered a new passion as she got her first taste of action in the “Queen’s Coach.”
RESULTS EVENT LOOKS TO KEEP GROWING Roger Sawyer of the Tonasket Comancheros said he thought between 8-900 attended the Truck and Tractor Pulls. “The pros that were there were kind of in awe,” he said. “They said there were more people that pulled here in Tonasket than the last time they pulled in the Kingdome.” Sawyer added that he spoke to a lot of first-time fans that said they’d wished they had known what they’d been missing. “I think a lot of those will be back,” he said. “They wished they’d come to our shows the last couple of years. We got done at about 10:30 and people hung around and looked at the machines for probably another hour and a half afterward.” Mark Peterson of KXLY-TV in Spokane returned to Tonasket to be the event’s MC. “(The Comancheros) would really like to thank the Moonlighters Pulling team, and Mark Peterson, Steve Henjum and Paul Gschiel for flying in, as well as all the pullers who came in from all over the Northwest to participate,” Sawyer said.
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Okanogan Valley Life WAUCONDA SOCK HOP
OROVILLE HERITAGE DAYS Oroville’s Heritage Days provided a host of historical exhibitions and activities around town highlighting the city’s colorful history. One of the more popular “exhibits” (hosted by Kinross) was the opportunity to pan for gold at Madeline Wells Park. Below, vintage tractors paraded through town and were on display in front of Prince’s Warehouse .
Above, Sean Owsley (KHQ Channel 6 of Spokane) once again hosted (and sang) at the Wauconda Fabulous ‘50’s Sock Hop on Saturday, July 20. Owsley, Terri Dawley and Theresa Edwards kept the crowd rockin’ around the clock (or at least 11 p.m.) with their renditions of classic rock favorites. Left, even when things didn’t go quite as planned, most everyone still had a good time. Below, some of the youngest “sock hoppers” did their best to dress and dance the part. Photos by Brent Baker
Above, the McDonald Cabin, which has been restored by the Okanogan Borderlands Historical Society to more closely resemble how it appeared during Oroville’s early days. The oldest surviving house in town, it served, at various times, as a Customs office, laundry, gift shop, gun shop and beauty parlor. Left, Betty Roberts, a.k. a. “The Spinning Wheel Lady,” has as many stories to spin about her work and the people it has touched as she has spinning wheels that she has created (somewhere around 200, she says), over the years.
Though it was hard to get a firm estimate on the Wauconda Sock Hop crowd, several hundred attended the dance as well as the car show earlier in the afternoon. At times it was hard to find an open spot on the floor to get some dancing in.
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NEW PLACE TO FUEL UP
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Gene’s Native Smokes, just south of Oroville on 5 Wards Rd., has installed several gas pumps next to the store. The pumps offer regular gasoline and diesel right now, but owner Gene Nicholson plans to expand by two more pumps in the future and also offer off-road diesel for agricultural use. Paving of the parking lot was being completed last Tuesday for a Wednesday opening for fueling. “The store has been open for three years now so we will probably have some sort of customer appreciation event in the near future to recognize all our loyal customers,” said Nicholson, who invites everyone to stop buy and see the new fueling facility on the east side of Highway 97.
PUD | FROM A1 groups it provides power to. “Wholesale revenue has gone down significantly over the last five years,” said Cuthbert. John Grubich, manager of the public utility, explained that the district used to be able to sell its surplus power that it buys under contract from Douglas County PUD Wells Dam for more than what it pays the Bonneville Power Administration for electricity. However, the district’s traditional customers for this power, like California, have found a cheaper source from plants burning natural gas, which has dropped dramatically in price in the past few years. The EMP features two rate increase scenarios: EMP Option 1 would see a 16 percent increase in rates in both 2013 and 2014, with no increases in the following three years. EMP Option 2 has the rate increasing by 9.5 percent in 2013 and 2014 and by 2.0 percent in the years 2015, 2016 and 2017, with no increases over the following five years. Option 1 would have no minimum Energy Charge (MEC) allowance for
Residential and Small General Customer classes. While Option 2 has a two-year phase out of the Residential and Small General Services MEC allowance. In the second option there would be no change in energy charges for residential for 2013-2018 and no change for Small General Service for 2013-2014. For agricultural customers the PUD would change from a horsepower to a demand charge for Frost Control. The basic charge for Option 1 would go from $35 this year to $40 in 2014 and $45 in 2015. It would be $35 in 2013 and 2014 and $40 in 2015 under Option 2. When asked what staff is recommending to the board, Grubich, said they would prefer the second option as it is more gradual and the impact would be felt less than a nearly 10 percent increase in the first two years. “The worst thing for the district would be to have a sudden rate increase. It is better to do it slowly and that’s why we have this plan spread over ten years,” said Grubich.
Grubich thanked those who sat on the Rate Design Panel who were chosen by the PUD board members. These included Ron Smith, Greg Hamilton, Tom Berschauer, Jeff Brender, Lyle Oberg, Richard Thomason, Greg Moser and Dennis Carlton. The presentation was followed by a question and answer period with questions answered by Cuthbert, Grubich, staff and PUD Commissioners David Womach, Ernie Bolz and Steve Houston. Many people, especially those on fixed incomes, expressed their concern about rate increases. Others wanted to know if the district was living under a budget. “You guys have to take a business approach,” said Craig Verjaska, a local cattleman. The board expects to vote on the final rates at their Wednesday, July 30 meeting, with implementation targeted at September of this year. The EMP and other information regarding the proposed rate increases can be viewed on the PUD’s website at www.okanoganpud.org.
Oroville awards reservoir bid Discussion of ATV use in town continues By Gary A. DeVon Managing Editor
OROVILLE – Despite all bids coming in over budget, the Oroville City Council has accepted the $557,362 bid for the North End reservoir project from the Bonners Ferry, Idaho firm Pilot West Corp. The bid to build a new reservoir to serve the north end water system, as well as a transmission line to the new U.S. Border Patrol station was awarded at a special meeting of the council held on Friday, July 12. All the bids received were well in excess of the engineer’s estimate and the funds paid by the federal government. The city council held the special meeting to decide whether to reject all the bids, reduce the scope of the project and try again or to proceed with letting the bid. City staff, including Superintendent of Public Works Rod Noel, reported it would take time to pare the project down and would lead to additional expense that might not result in saving the city money. Oroville City Clerk Kathy Jones
presented a barebones financing scenario for the council to consider project since the reservoir would benefit not just the new Border Patrol Station, but all users of the north end water system. Councilman Tony Koepke made a motion to accept Pilot West’s bid and Councilman Walt Hart seconded the motion and it carried. The city meanwhile will continue to discuss some financial recover with the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers. It was announced at the Tuesday, July 16 council meeting that there probably would be a winter shut down of the project.
ATVs on Oroville Roads Also at the Tuesday meeting, the council revisited whether to allow ATVs and ORVs on city streets and becoming a ATV friendly community. Jones told the council she had a copy of Tonasket’s ordinance which allows ATVs in their community and was willing to continue gathering additional information if the council was interested in adopting an ordinance. However, Mayor Chuck Spieth said he would like to wait and see what connected roads Okanogan County would designate in the Oroville area as connectors to other ATV roadways. Police Chief Clay Warnstaff suggested that if the council adopt an ordinance it should allow use
on every road in the city to avoid creating confusion and enforcement issues on which roads are useable. Clerk Jones was asked to gather further information.
Scenic Byway Signage The Via 97 Scenic Byway has requested additional Hotel/Motel tax funding for their signage project, according to Chris Branch, the city’s representative with the Byway. Branch had discussed this earlier with the Finance Committee and they recommended Branch, Oroville’s director of community development, try to secure funds from all the communities along SR97 from Pateros to Oroville. Jones reported that Branch was able to secure the following: Pateros, $2375; Brewster, $2500; Omak, $5000 and Tonasket, $600, for a total of $10,475. She said that Branch was approaching Okanogan at this time. Since the CanAm Hydroplane Races were cancelled, there is $2000 available to divert towards the signage project, according to Jones. The council would have to approve a budget amendment and that amount, along with bid advertising for the project and some mileage incurred by Branch, should make Oroville’s participation, similar to that of the other gateway to the byway, Pateros.
wanted to be queens together, and we finally got to do it. “I’m really glad didn’t have to run one another again.” As the weather warmed up, the rodeo royalty life took Howell on the road nearly every weekend, sometimes to multiple events, typically with her parents and sister. “May was the busiest month,” she said. “Then, one weekend we had two parades, put in a 21 hour day and then went up to the Methow Rodeo the next day. That was the craziest.” The summer of travel has also strengthened the bond between Howell and her horse, Legs. “He’s taken to following me around the pasture,” she said. “When he sees the trailer he’s right on the fence waiting to go somewhere. He’s been amazing. He’s been through a lot.” Breanna and Legs will have their work cut out for them at the Omak Stampede, Aug. 8-11; she said she’s borrowing a second horse for the weekend so as not to overwork her own. “I’ll be at the arena pretty much the entire time,” she said. “Other rodeos you can sit in the stands. “I’ll be moving cows, putting barrels out for the barrel racing. Kids’ night I will be doing whatever they come up with. Of course I will lead the parade of flags, and there’s the arena run. There’s also the parade, and there will be multiple autograph signings throughout the Omak/ Okanogan area.” New this year will be Patriot Day on the final day of the rodeo. “Veterans can get in free with their VA identification,” Howell said. “We hope to be able to show our appreciation for people that
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Breanna Howell and her horse, Legs, will strut their stuff at the Omak Stampede, Aug. 8-11. have served.” Once the Omak Stampede is done, Howell will still have rodeos in Moses Lake, Ellensburg, Pendleton, Ore. and possibly Spokane to attend. From there, she’s moving on to Eastern Washington University in the fall and intends to study photojournalism. “After my first year of college, I may decide to go for Miss Rodeo Washington,” Howell said. “The Stampede Queen is usually strongly encouraged to do that.” Howell said her experience this year has only made her feel stron-
ger about encouraging other girls to try out in this fall’s competition for the 2014 queen. “It is a lot of work, but the memories and places you get to go are worth it,” she said. “The Calgary Stampede, without being the Omak Stampede Queen, I would never have gotten to go there. The people you meet are amazing. You make lifelong friends. “The fundraisers they help you do and support from the community makes it all possible. The Stampede is such a supportive group. They help out any way they can.”
WDFW wants to rehab three lake systems Rehabilitation would include Spectacle Lake
OLYMPIA – Spectacle Lake near Loomis is among several lakes in eastern Washington proposed for rehabilitation by the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife (WDFW). The WDFW proposal would affect three lake systems in eastern Washington, the Columbia National Wildlife Chain of 14 Lakes in Grant County, Spectacle Lake in Okanogan County and Badger Lake in Spokane County, by the use of Rotenone, to improve fishing opportunity in trout-managed lakes via the elimination of competitor/predator species of fish and to restore fingerling stocking strategy of trout
and kokanee and to also improve wildlife habitat by removal of common carp. Towards that end WDFW prepared a Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement, or SEIS. The original final SEIS, dated August 1992, was reviewed as a statewide proposal. In Okanogan County’s Spectacle Lake, after the rehabilitation, would have rainbow trout and kokanee planted. In Grant County rehabilitation would take place in Pillar, Snipe, Cattail, Gadwall, Poacher, Lemna, Shoveler, Sago, Hourglass, Widgeon, Upper Hampton, Lower Hampton, Hampton Slough Complex and Marie lakes. They would get rainbow but the lakes will be closed to fishing in 2014 due to Federal Policy and to allow fry plants to mature. In Spokane County Badger Lake would be rehabilitated and rainbow and cutthrout trout will be planted. The agency issued this
Addendum to the final SEIS according to state rules and will not act on this proposal for 21 days from the date of issue. Agencies, affected tribes and members of the public are invited to comment on this proposal. WDFW must receive comments by Aug. 9, 2013. Comments can be submit by email to SEPAdesk2@dfw.wa.gov , through the WDFW SEPA website comment link at http://www. wdfw.wa.gov/hab/sepa/sepa. htm, fax to (360) 902-2946, or mail to Bob Zeigler, SEPA/NEPA Coordinator, Regulatory Services Section, 600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501. The agency asks that commenters provide the name of the proposal in their comment letter. Those with questions about this action, should contact Zeigler by phone at (360) 902-2578, by fax (360) 902-2946 or by email at SEPAdesk2@dfw.wa.gov.
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Adopting a ‘heads LETTERS in beds’ approach TO THE to tourism EDITOR It’s always nice to get out of town for a while, but it’s also nice to get home. Most people probably didn’t even notice I was gone for most of last week – that is unless you were at the city council meeting and saw I was missing or wondered why Brent was taking photos during Heritage Days instead of me. I had the opportunity to attend the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America’s International Rally in Salem, Oregon (about 500 miles from here). It was held a the State Fairgrounds and was a great venue for some 5100 or so participants. The weather was much nicer than it was when it was held in Redmond in 2010 and Salem really made us feel welcome. Although we don’t have the facilities to handle such a crowd, even at the Barter Faire Grounds, this rally proves that motorcyclists are one of the niche groups that Sandy Lorentzen told the Oroville Chamber of Commerce we should be trying to attract. Present company excluded, today’s “biker” is is often retired and/or upper middle class and likes to travel to see new sights. The highlands around Oroville and Tonasket on both sides of the valley have some great riding roads, many of them undiscovered by a large portion of riding public. But those who do know can’t say enough online about making the loop run from say Oroville to Tonasket via Loomis and back or heading up to Chesaw to stop in at the tavern or checking out the museums at Molson Out of going on to journey the backroads. My Mind before While people came from all around the country Gary A. DeVon and Canada to the rally, speaking with fellow ralliers in Salem it was surprising the many different ways people from Washington, Idaho and British Columbia made their way to Oregon and the different routes that they were planning on taking back home. My home group happens to be the Valley BMW Riders, which is mostly made up of riders from the Okanagan Valley, but I’m one of a few Yanks that belongs. They have their own Last Chance Campout at Oroville’s Veterans Memorial Park in mid-October each year and just that small group I believe has a noticeable impact on the economy when they spend their dollars at the local restaurants, grocery stores and gas stations. Lorentzen and Vickie Hinze, owner of the Pastime Bar and Grill, are working to try and get the Run for the Border guys and gals from the Harley Owners Group to stay overnight, rather than heading back to Wenatchee the same day. With 200 to 300 motorcyclists descending on Oroville each May we want to show these people what our areas all about. In addition to fine riding roads we have a great lake parks, museums, hiking trails, fishing holes and much more. “Heads in beds,” and getting people to stay an extra day or two is what we should be working towards when it comes to tourism. It really does come down to trying to get people to spend their dollars in order to make the tourism part of the economy work to our advantage. They’ve learned that lesson in Osoyoos, just north of the border. It’s time we take the lesson to heart and join with them to show people just what makes our region unique Like the Welcome to Oroville sign in the old photo on our newspaper office wall says, come stay “for an hour or a lifetime.”
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Dear Editor, Steve Dunham (Mandela and Washington -7/18/13) really needs to read some history and expand his knowledge beyond right-wing websites and Fox Noise. Claiming Nelson Mandela was a “Communist” which he never was - he then faults Mandela for failing to renounce a plan to “violently overthrow the South African government” (an oppressive dictatorship). Yet he seems to ignore the fact George Washington was a British Army Officer who turned on his government and led a rebel army of thousands against it! General Washington was successful in “violently” overthrowing his government. For that action he was elected our first President and is “the father of our country.” As is Nelson Mandela for exactly the same reasons. When reading letters like Mr. Dunham’s I am never quite sure if they are spawned by venal hatred for President Obama or just good old fashion racism. At the very least he should read some history - and start with American! William F. Johnston Chesaw, Washington
Helped in time of need Dear Gary, I’d like to thank everyone for assisting me during my time of need. Thanks for the cards and letters and phone calls. I am especially grateful to the ones that bullied me into the ambulance, my children and the ones who made it possible to stay in my own home. Thanks to Boots and Clayton for the yard work they have had done. And for Bonnie and Midge for calling and checking up on me. Beverly Holden Oroville
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Dear Editor, It’s been a year since I last wrote to the community and confess I miss writing. My grandpa Ed Rounds was always so faithful to write in the paper. I believe it gave him comfort being able to share his life and share about who saved him. I too have a hard time containing the freedom I have today. I just want everyone to have the freedom I have, I’m so grateful to love people and all my community. So many of you have made an impact on my life. You may not even know who you are, but most important God knows who you are. One day the motives of our hearts will be revealed and you will be rewarded for helping me and others. It is written in Matthew 25:34-40 “Then the King will say to those on His right, come, you who are blessed of my Father, inherit the Kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world. For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat; I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink; I was a
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75 YEARS AGO: 1938: I was unable to find the issues for the rest of 1938 so this section will be available for the balance of 2013.
50 YEARS AGO:
July 18th - 25th 1963: In celebration of its 50th anniversary, the First National Bank in Tonasket as invited their customers to a beef barbecue in the city park in Tonasket on Saturday, July 20. Arthur Lund, Chairman of the Board and Ed Workosky Sr., were honored in Seattle at a banquet of the Washington Banker’s Association for all bankers with 50 years experience in the state. A potluck dinner last Saturday, July 6, at Lake Osoyoos State Park, was the beginning of the class reunion of the graduating class of 1943. Thirteen members of the graduating class were on hand at the Kozy Kitchen Kafe, where they were served by a member of the class, now owner of the Kafe, Lawrence Doerr. Those attending were: Dave and Pat (Armstrong) Chittenden, Blanche (Thrasher) Larson, John and Melvina Stell, Bud and Betty (Rhodes) Hubbard, Bill and Mary Helen (Groulx) Smith, Ray and Vivian Wiegingen, Cecil and Marjorie (Byrd) Farrens, Dale and Kathy Parker, Harold and Ethel (Doll) Thompson, Al and Mary Alice (Holcomb) Robinson, Warren and Margaret (Rairdan) Brazle, Bill and Verna Ecklor and Bill and Dorothy (Fassett) Petry. Some 900 orchardists and other farmers are taking an unwanted vacation from changing sprinklers this week following a major break in the main canal of the OrovilleTonasket Irrigation system. The break, which will affect some 75,000 acres in the valley, was first reported about 8 p.m. Monday and involved about 100 feet of concrete flume at the west end of the Oroville Golf Course. Ed Walker, well known citizen of this community, took over the ownership of the
stranger and you invited me in; naked, and you clothed me; I was sick and you visited me; I was in prison and you came to me.” Then the righteous will answer him, saying, “Lord when did we see you hungry and feed you? And when did we see you sick or in prison and come to you?” And the King will answer and say, “Truly I say to you, to the extent that you did it to one of those Brothers of mine, even the least of them, you did it to me.” With this said I want to say thank you so much. I want to honor you all with the word of my Testimony on Thursday, Aug. 8 at 7 p.m. The celebration will be held at Valley Christian Fellowship located at 142 East Oroville Rd. I am graduating from a wonderful program called Ruth’s House of Hope. This program is a local Ministry Outreach in our community and I’m very grateful for it. I figure we all could use a little hope in this day and age and maybe you’ll let me give back to you what was so freely given to me. I am so happy to be given an opportunity to be a witness to our community. I want to share light and hope and love to everyone. Thank you for planting, watering and speaking life to me. Remember that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. God bless you all. His servant, Sabrina Rounds Oroville
Noticed a discrepancy Dear Editor, In the article in the Thursday, July 13 edition of the Gazette-Tribune titled, “Boiler to be replaced,” in noticed a discrepancy. The story read that CEO Linda Michel individually polled the rest of the board members before authorizing McKinstry to proceed. To clarify: Linda Michel is not a member of the board nor does she direct it, even though it is apparent some think otherwise. As detailed in “RCW Title 70 Public Health and Safety – Section 70.44.070 Superintendent – Appointment – Removal – Compensation,” she was hired by the board, answers to the board and serves at their pleasure. The board answers to the people who elect them. I hope this clears up the apparent confusion on the chain of command at NVH.
ITEMS FROM THE PAST Union Oil Service Station, the first of last week. The station was formerly operated and owned by Bud Brott for the past seven years and is located at the corner of Main and Central. Walker has, for the past several years, been employed as a mechanic at John’s Pontiac. Irrigation schedules were again interrupted this week when two sections the new flume which repaired the break last week, went out again Wednesday morning shutting off the life blood of the valley. Jess Sexson, Secretary of the district, said the water is expected to be running again some time Friday. Weather Wise by Marge Frazier: July 17, 88 degrees maximum and 51, minimum; July 18, 85 and 50; July 19, 88 and 51; July 20, 87 and 49; July 21, 81and 54; July 22, 78 and 59 and July 23, 78 and 48. No precipitation for the period. Grocery prices: 5 - 46 oz. tins tomato juice, $1.00; 2 lb. cheese loaf, $.69; 5 to 7 lb. silver trout, $.49 per lb.; 48 oz. peanut butter, $.89; pork chops, $.69 per lb., tomatoes, $.19 per lb.; fresh, whole grade “A” fryers, $.33; celery, $.09 per lb.
25 Years Ago:
July 21st – 28th, 1988: The Tonasket Town Council took action on the advice of City Attorney, Mick Howe and acting Police Officer in charge on Don Schneider’s recommendation to not accept the county’s latest jail fee proposal. Schneider stated that he had some reservations in relation to the proposed agreement. He feels that the $35 per day prisoner rate is too high for a rural area. And the agreement to pay for medical and/or dental care of the prisoner is not in accordance with the law. The water level in Lake Osoyoos is slightly below the maximum level of elevation allowed by the International Joint Commission, according to Dennis Burton,
David Wolosik Oroville Editor’s Note: The phrase “CEO Linda Michel individually polled the rest of the board members” referred to a paragraph that mentioned that commissioners Lael Duncan and Dick Larson were on the team with other hospital senior leadership and representatives from McKinstry. It was not meant to imply that Michel is one of the board members. She was polling the other board members who were not included on that team. G.A.D.
Deepening isolation Dear Editor, When the European Union recently decided to stop providing monetary assistance to Israeli organizations and institutions located in territories conquered by Israel in its 1967 Six Day War, there was a predictable shriek of disapproval from many of the Jewish State’s important politicians. Prime Minister Netanyahu’s hackles, as one might expect, were raised in indignation. So were those of a variety of Israeli bigshots in the settler movement. All in all, the Europeans’ evident determination to show Jerusalem that they mean business didn’t go down so well among people who have grown used to paying no price at all for violating international law. It is a simple state of fact that the 500,000+ Jewish settlers on the West Bank, in the Golan Heights and in Eastern Jerusalem do not enjoy anything close to legal legitimacy in terms of where they reside now. The European Union’s bluntness in these matters caught Jerusalem off guard, if we judge by the alarmed commentary in Israel’s major media outlets. Occupying military powers, according to the Geneva Convention, cannot legally settle members of their civilian population in areas they have taken by armed force. Israel has been doing just exactly that ever since June of 1967, to the point where it now has an astounding half-million of its citizens lording it over what is undeniably landscape seized in battle by the Israeli Defense Forces. Feisty criticism of the Europeans by Netanyahu, and by other important Israeli leaders, cannot change the legal facts. Israel’s political isolation is deepening. The settlements are the primary reason for this fact. Frank Goheen Camas, Wash. Manager of the Oroville-Tonasket Irrigation District. The IJC set the maximum water storage level for this time of year at 913 ft. elevation. As of Monday, this level was 912.4. For the month of June, 1988, the Okanogan River has an average flow of 4840 cubic feet per second. The long term minimum for the river occurred in June, 1931, when the average flow was 2730 cfs, while in June 1977 it was 3900 cfs; 1986, 10,400 cfs and last year 3620 cfs. Modfications, demanded by area farmers, to the new Oroville-Tonasket Irrigation System, have begun and should be completed by the spring of 1990. The first step is the construction of three large sediment ponds designed to filter out the sand and silt, which have been plaguing farmers and causing their sprinklers to plug and wear out. The first is located at the Bonaparte pumping plant on the Okanogan, south of Tonasket. Over the last year there have been a rash of deaths among the neighborhood dogs and cats here (Oroville) and the prime suspect is intentional poisoning. The list of people whose pets have died has been increasing steadily. “The symptoms before death always seem to have the same, violent convulsions and then death,” said Lana Williams, who lost her dog, Clipper, last July. Several other dogs in the Boundary Point area have suffered the same fate. A coyote was reportedly also found dead in the same area and strychnine is suspected. The Board of Directors of Tonasket School District met at a special hearing last Monday, July 25, and approved a 1988-89 general fund budget of $4,021,000. This figure represents a 10 percent or $366,500 increase over last year. The budget is based on an estimated full time enrollment of 990 students for grades K-12. A contract for the merger between the North End Water Users system and Oroville’s water system was submitted to the Council. According to council persons Dennis Wilder and Susan Christensen, who have been negotiating with North End representatives, the request for service to 400 customers, exceeds the 250275 previously agreed to and further study was needed.
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Okanogan Valley Life Temperatures are rising Someone really has turned up the ther- after her health declined and she needed mostat the past ten days or so. We took a extra care. She was an accomplished little trip to Clarkston to visit pianist, also teaching many with Elaine (Emry) Burton others to play. Services and while there a real old were held for Katherine last Missouri thunder/lightening Friday after noon, at the Free storm came followed by a Methodist Church, where she downpour of rain. had been a member for many Probably no one at the years. Condolences go out to Gazette-Tribune office the family. remembers when Katherine Do not regret growing old. Leslie was the bookkeeper It is a privilege denied to there, as it has been a lot of many. years ago, but she was the I seemed to have the setfriendly lady, who had to THIS & THAT ting of the Wally Loe birthsmooth the ruffled feathers of day celebration at the wrong Joyce Emry those that had complaints of home. I guess I thought one kind or another and kept because Mary Louise invited the bills paid. Katherine passed away at us that it was at her home when indeed the Extended Care Facility, Tonasket, it was held at the Molson residence of
Wally and Ruth. There are three stages of old age – Memory loss and I forget what the other two are. Clayton sold his pickup and I got a cute “little car” that will use less gas and just for the short trips around town. Still watching for the gas station at the tax-free cigarette place south of Oroville to open. Don’t you just hate summer colds? Can’t remember when I last had one but I guess this is just to remind me that I’m not exempt. In my stash of “stuff’ it says there is no word in the English language that rhymes with month, orange, silver or purple. If you doubt that, find one and let me know. The annual Heritage Days celebra-
tion was held last week end and there seemed to be a good turn-out. Pie and ice cream were served on the veranda of the museum and there seemed to be a steady line-up for that. The day was hot and not conducive to walking out in the sun for very long, so I came home and watched the Mariner’s game, as the afore mentioned cold was taking over at that time. It just ceases to amaze me at the strangers that come up to me and say, “Hey, thank you for writing in the paper. You’re the reason I take it.” I do sincerely thank the readers who enjoy my bits and pieces. I like doing it and strive to not make errors, but sometimes do. So bear with me and I’ll continue on ‘til my old brain and fingers won’t do the job anymore. What a pleasant surprise when Melvin Gallagher brought to our house, field ripened tomatoes, my first of the season. And some other garden delights including a wonderful head of cabbage. It is so
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The Community Cultural Center of Tonasket will be presenting Music in the Park on Friday, July 26, from 6-9 p.m. featuring the Hyde Family and Friends. Those who attended the Tonasket Community Theater’s “The Legend of Cat Ballou” in June will recognized the Hydes as having provided the live music that was such a crucial part of the production. The concert will be held in its usual spot at History Park in Tonasket. La Ultima will have food available for purchase, while the CCC will provide refreshments by donation. A tip jar will be passed around for the musicians.
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The temperatures have risen and shown us that summer is definitely here. I hope all our members are staying cool in these hot days. We would like to thank all the volunteers that helped out this last Saturday at the beer garden during the tractor pulls. It is volunteers like them and others for our events that keep this club one of the best around. There will be bingo this Friday at 7 p.m., so make sure to come join us for an evening of good fun. The kitchen will be open at
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time to come and get to know your fellow members and enjoy a fun day of good company. Mery will be doing karaoke later that evening at the picnic, so make sure to stay and enjoy it with us and save a dollar or two to donate to him for supplying the entertainment. Also I would like to remind all that we will be closed August 3rd and 4th for the event. Our pinochle scores from last Sunday are as follows. Dave Russell ran off with first place with Jo Porter right behind for second place. Gladys Fifer snagged the low score of the day, while Penny Smith and Cindy Byers took the last pinochle of the day. We wish those that may be ill a speedy recovery to good health. God bless all. The Biggest Little Eagles in the state. club told us what they had been working at in the year 2012. Oroville Garden Club member Betty Roberts was our program speaker. She is gifted on how to do many crafts which she says she comes by naturally from certain members of her family. She had on display some of them. The Annual Family Potluck will be held at the home of member Audrey Holmes at 1196 Aeneas Valley Rd., Tonasket. We encourage guests and new members. The number to call for time and place is (509) 223-2427.
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and drink. This show will run through August 3 and has drawn many locals in to browse the beautiful items we have in the newly lit and newly wooden-floored gallery. In the front room you will be welcomed by Arnie Marchand. He has written a book about our area, “The Way I Heard It,” and will be selling and autographing books. Our artists are Patti Middleton,
Linda Topping, Tom Deebach, River Jones, Spurlin, Betty Roberts, Tedi Fletcher, Sandra Walters, Sandra Sweetman, Nola Casady, Angello Levan, April Levan, Pam Metcalf, Tiffany Reynolds, Ben Heizer, Debbie Turner ,Cindy Butler, Patty Crane, Teri Perkins, Molly Avey, Amanda Shaub, Rebecca Shaub, and Lindy Weber. For more information contact Lauralee Carey at (509) 429-9971.
month. The buy-in is $10 per person, with additional cards available at $1. Bring snacks to share with others. The Molson Grange will be holding a fundraiser for a much needed roof. David and Linda Darrow will be cooking up their wonderful Chinese Dinner. Stand by for more information. On the Get Well list this week are Glen Richardson and Cynthia Nelson. Ken Coble is continuing to recover at home. Our heart felt wishes go out to Irv and Barbie Freimuth. After a quick dash to the west side for an extended family reunion I am back and trying to catch up. What a great time visiting with my old friends. I have known some of these people for around 61 years. We have had good times and bad times as most families do. It is time to start getting ready for the “Hot August Nights” on Saturday, Aug. 31. Get your vehicle ready for the show. Until next week.
Summer is here and the warmth is feeling pretty good. I know we complain about the rain but we need it to make things grow. It is great to still have the green of spring with us. The fields in our area are being cut and bailed. The smell of fresh cut hay is very refreshing. That is unless you have hay fever. It is only days away for the Molson School Reunion Picnic at Lost Lake on Saturday, July 27 starting around noon with the picnic at 1 p.m. It should be a great day. If you need more information just call Mary Louise Loe at (509) 485-3292. First of all I had made this correction last week but it got lost in cyber space and did not make
it as far as the paper. The riderless horse information should have read like this – Harry Leslie entered the Arena leading a Riderless Horse in memory of Laddy Hirst who helped with small sports. He was known for his smile and encouragement of young children to “Get out there and have fun.” Kathryn Leslie preceded him carrying an American Flag in tribute to all of our past and present Veterans who have fought for our freedom. I have misinformed you all about the cost of roller skating as I was not aware ‘til now about the change. Skating is $1 per person for skates, with water, pop and candy available for sale. Join the fun for the entire family. Other happenings -- Family Bingo on the third Friday of each
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sweet we just cut wedges from it and eat it with a sprinkle of salt. This happened because he reads my column. I sincerely thank him and his truck was hardly out of the drive way until I had bread in the toaster and fixed a tomato sandwich... and that was for my breakfast. I wonder if tempers have cooled a bit, since the tree removal of the big, old trees on the east side of the elementary school. I have no comment. And those who oppose the renewal of Enloe Dam probably were disgruntled when learning of the permit being given for 50 years. All I know is when I came here the dam was functioning, (serving Oroville with power, so we were told) and the fish were swimming over it and the road to get to the dam was very scary to this Missouri hillbilly that was used to flat roads. Right or wrong I guess it will proceed…after many more permits are issued and denied.
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Thank you to everyone who played a role in the Pie Event on Saturday at the Museum veranda. Most vendors were pleased with the turnout.Vicki Hanzie of the Pastime Bar and Grill will be our
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TONASKET MARKET REPORT price? Fred Fowler offers free advice along with his scrumptious melons. To choose a ripe cantaloupe, look for a bright area around the stem and use your nose to detect the aroma. In a ripe crenshaw melon, the pale yellow skin evens out as it ripens and it becomes smooth to the touch. If it is greenish and wrinkly, allow more time to ripen. I always just ask Fred to choose for me and he never misses. The crenshaw taken to a picnic on Sunday was perfectly ripe and as sweet as candy. In addition to melons, the Fowlers have three varieties of
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Pinochle Scores: The door proze was won by Leonard Paulson who also was the high scoring man. High scoring lady was Evelyn Dull; most pinochles was won by Neoma Vandiver. I made a mistake last week on who my partner was when we had 1,000 aces. My partner was Coralie Vansant, not Evelyn Dull. They accused me of forgetting who my partner was that night. They were right. More next time. potatoes, Walla Walla and redwing onions, Swiss chard, eggplant, zucchini, cukes, and tomatoes. What happens when you get to the market and realize you left your reusable shopping bags at home? Stop and see market manager, Margie, at the information booth. She has free loaner bags. The cloth bags, an alternative to plastic throw-aways were sewn by Kathy Johnson, TFM board member, and colorfully decorated by Tonasket students in Carol Lanigan’s outreach program, as a “Go Green” project. Need a bag? Borrow one and bring it back next week. Look for free tastes of cheeses and fruits from many vendors. Always free are the friendly greetings and smiles from friends old and new, all the buyers and sellers at Triangle Park. See you at the market!
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Community Bulletin Board OROVILLE - Registration for fall season is now open, with early registration closing Wednesday, July 31. Oroville Youth Soccer is a recreational soccer club open to all kids living in the Oroville and surrounding areas, and between the ages of 4 - 15. To register online go to www.ncwsoccer. com and follow the links under Oroville Youth Soccer. For more information go to Oroville (WA) Youth Soccer Club on Facebook, or contact Karrie Scott at 5609037
British Soccer & TetraBrazil Soccer Camp Registration OROVILLE – Oroville Youth Soccer is hosting two different styles of soccer camp this summer, August 12 – 16. British Soccer Camp returns for the fourth year with programs for players ages 3 – 12. Registration is now open for TetraBrazil Camp which returns for the third year to offer a more skill intensive camp for player 11 – 18. Register online at www.challengersports. com.For more information go to Oroville (WA) Youth Soccer Club on Facebook, or contact Karrie Scott at (509) 560-9037.
Tonasket Farmers’ Market TONASKET - Tonasket Farmers Market is held on Thursdays, from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. The next market is Thursday, July 25. Come join us for some of the best in local produce, crafts, personal care products, homegrown music and farmstead cheeses. Whether you make a quick spin to pick up supper ingredients or hang out for hours, you’re sure to get what you want. For more info call (509) 486-1199
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July 25 at 11 a.m. at the library located at 209 S. Whitcomb Ave. For more information call the library at (509) 486-2366.
Stroke Support Group OROVILLE - This support group is for anyone who has had a stroke, no matter how long ago. We will be meeting Thursday, July 25, at 10:30 a.m. at the youth center located at 607 Central Ave., Oroville, adjacent to the Free Methodist Church. Discussion from those who have recovered from a stroke would also be very welcome.
Fun with physics OROVILLE - Children and adults will witness and participate in the wonder of centrifugal force, centripetal force, gravitational force and electric energy. Come to the Oroville Library at 1276 Main St. on Thursday, July 25 starting at 10 a.m. and learn about our incredible world. A free program for all ages, part of the Summer Reading Program at North Central Regional Library. For more information call (509) 476-2662
Music in the Park TONASKET - The Community Cultural Center of Tonasket will be presenting Music in the Park on Friday, July 26, from 6-9 p.m. featuring the Hyde Family and Friends. The concert will be held in its usual spot at History Park in Tonasket. La Ultima will have food available for purchase, while the CCC will provide refreshments by donation. A tip jar will be passed around for the musicians.
Molson School Reunion MOLSON - The Molson School Reunion picnic will be held at Lost Lake on Saturday, July 27 starting at around noon. The potluck lunch will be at 1 p.m. For more information call Mary Louise Loe at (509) 4853292.
OROVILLE – The group Cheatgrass, featuring Ron and Judy Hyde, along with Steve Pollard, will perform Thursday evening, July 25 at Esther Bricques Winery’s Tasting Room. Doors open at 6 p.m. Light refreshments are available. Esther Bricques Winery is located at 42 Swanson Mill Road, Oroville. For more information, please call the winery at (509) 476-2861.
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OROVILLE - The Oroville Farmers’ Market is Saturday, July 27, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Oroville Community Library located at 1276 Main St. Purchase art, crafts, plant starts, fresh baked goods and tamales plus the best produce on the planet. The Oroville Farmers’ Market continues each Saturday through October 26 and new vendors are welcome. Call (509) 476-2662 for more information.
Flea Market at the Market OROVILLE - Do you need a great place to sell your yard sale or flea market goods? The Oroville Public Library Farmers’ Market will host a giant Flea Market and Yard Sale Saturday, Aug. 3 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Space is available and your booth fee will benefit the Oroville Public Library on Main Street. Call (509) 476-2662 for more information
Music at the Market OROVILLE - The Oroville Public Library will host “Music at the Market” each Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. during the Farmers’ Market season. Musicians who would like to showcase (volunteer) their acoustic talents are invited to call the Oroville Public Library to book a date. The next Music at the Market is Saturday, July 27, featuring The Oroville Neighborhood Band. For more information call Barbara at (509) 476-2662.
NCRL Puppet Show TONASKET - As part of the Summer Reading Program at the Tonasket Public Library various programs are put on. The North Central Regional Library Puppet Show is one these free programs and will perform on Thursday,
TONASKET - A Crafts Day will be held at the Tonasket Library on Aug. 1 starting at 1 p.m. as part of their Dig Into Summer summer reading program. The library is located at 209 S. Whitcomb Ave. For more information call (509) 486-2366.
OROVILLE - Digger’s Delight Party at the Oroville Public Library on Wednesday, Aug. 4 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. The Digger’s Delight party is to celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Program. Come and have fun with us as we play games and win prizes. The library is located at 1276 Main Street. It’s a party, so there will be cake. For more information call (509) 476-2662.
Winery Features Engel and Swanson OROVILLE – Reed Engel and Harvey Swanson will combine their talents Thursday evening, Aug. 1 at Esther Bricques Winery’s Tasting Room. Doors open at 6 pm. Light refreshments are available. Esther Bricques Winery is located at 42 Swanson Mill Road, Oroville. For more information, please call the winery at (509) 476-2861.
‘Sack of Hammers’ Open for Tumbleweed OROVILLE – Steve Kinzie and his group from the Seattle area, Sack of Hammers, will provide music from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., opening the Tumbleweed Film Festival held at Esther Bricques Winery, Saturday, Aug. 3. Music will begin at 5 p.m, with light refreshments available for purchase. The film festival itself begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are available for the films for $10 by calling the winery. Esther Bricques Winery is located at 42 Swanson Mill Road, Oroville. For more information, please call (509) 476-2861.
Vacation Bible School LOOMIS - Vacation Bible School is set for Monday-Friday, Aug.5-9, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Loomis Community Church,
on Main Street in Loomis. Ages are 3-12. The theme for VBS is, “Gone Fishing.” Stories, games,crafts and music will be included in the program. For information or rides call (509) 223 3902. All kids are welcome, and it’s free!
Western and Native art show OMAK - The Courtyard in Omak will be hosting the Western and Native Art Show, ThursdaySaturday, Aug. 8-10 from 10 a.m-7 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 11 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. There also will be a reception on Saturday from 2-5 p.m. and a live auction at 3 p.m.
Quilt Show in Molson MOLSON - The Second Annual Quilt Show in Molson will take place on Saturday, Aug. 31 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Quilters will be displaying patriotic quilts and military memorabilia from all branches of service. Many of the quilts were created from the proceeds of last years quilt show. Those that would like to like to donate a quilt should contact Vicky Didenhover. Quilts will be on display for peoples’ viewing pleasure, but there will also be a selection of quilts and other sewing related items for sale. Those with sewing related items that would like to have a table to sell items and/or would like to display a quilt at the show contact Didenhover at (509) 485-3020.
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Put your name in the hat for a chance to win this go-kart, which is fully functional. Caleb Knowlton (pictured) is raising money for a mission trip to South Africa, which he will be taking during his first year of school at the Bethel School of Supernatural Ministry in Redding, Calif. (a college associated with the Assemblies of God church). Tickets for the raffle cost $1.00 and can be purchased at The Junction at the corner of SR-20 and Whitcomb Ave. in Tonasket. The go-kart is on display at The Junction and the raffle will end on Sept. 1.
TONASKET - The Tonasket food bank operates every Thursday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Sarge’s Burger Bunker, 101 Hwy. 97 N. For more information contact Jack Gavin at (509) 486-2480. OROVILLE - The Oroville food bank operates every Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., excluding holidays, in the basement of the Seventh Day Adventist Church. For more information, call Jeff Austin at (509) 476-3978 or Sarah Umana at (509) 476-2386. Editor’s Note: Our Community Bulletin Board generally allows listing your event for up two weeks prior to the day it occurs. If space allows it may be included prior to the two week limit. However, our online calendar at www.gazettetribune.com allows the event to be listed for much longer periods. You may place an event on the online calendar by going to our website and clicking on the “Add an Event” button on the homepage. Once your request is submitted, it can take up to 48 hours for the event to appear on the calendar. Online submissions don’t always go into the hardcopy edition, so it helps if they are also submitted to us at gdevon@ gazette-tribune.com or at GazetteTribune, P.O. Box 250, Oroville, WA. 98844.A.D.
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I wish to thank the Chesaw Rodeo Club and all who had a part in honoring me to be Grand Marshall of The 71st Chesaw Rodeo. Such a great birthday present on my 87th, no better place to live than Okanogan County, especially the Okanogan High Lands. I like to call it Godâ€™s Country. Thank you, Dean Brazle
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BUS DRIVER â€“ Okanogan â€“ Transport children to and from pre-school a.m. and p.m. routes. Responsible for school bus safety and pre and post trip bus checks. Must be able to interact with children and families in a professional manner. Requires Class C CDL with passenger and school bus endorsements or ability to obtain within 30 days of hire. 10.40 Full time salaried exempt poto 12.23/hr DOE. 40 hrs/wk. sition. Duties include day to day clinic operations, proCOOK AIDE - Tonasket. gram planning & evaluations, Must have current food han- quality improvement & regudler permit, and assist with latory compliance & supervifood preparation and delivery sion & development of staff. as instructed. Knowledge of REQâ€™s: Knowledge & training kitchen and food sanitation in the healthcare field typicalprocedures required. 32 â€“ 40 ly required through a formal hrs per week - $9.31 per hr. Associates degree or trade school program in nursing Bilingual/Spanish preferred. OR high level of skill, experCLASS AIDE â€“ Oroville. As- tise and basic clinical knowlsists teacher in classroom ac- edge to manage the medical tivities and functions as part clinic; may also have been of the teaching team. High acquired in not less than five School/GED required. Previ- years of managing a medical ous experience providing ser- clinic. See www.myfamilyhealth.org vices to pre-school children for job description & and families preferred. Salaapplication. Send resume to ry 9.31 - $10.00 per hr. DOE. HR@myfamilyhealth.org 30-36 hrs wk. Bilingual/Spanor HR, PO Box 1340, ish required. Okanogan, WA If interested, submit applicaLead RN, tion, cover letter and resume. Family Health Centers, Applications may be picked Tonasket, WA up at OCCDA - 101 4th Ave. Full time at our Tonasket clinW â€“ Omak, WA 98841. Equal Opportunity Employer ic. FHC is a not for profit Community Health Center dedicated to providing quality health care regardless of ability to pay. Position works with the E HR Core Team, medical team & outside mediNAC cal providers to ensure quality, comprehensive, effiLicensed NAC needed to cient care is delivered to FHC provide in-home care to pa- patients. Inventory managetient in Riverside/Tonasket ment; provide supervision & area. Experience preferred training to MAâ€™s & perform but not required. Duties include heavy patient care. duties of Clinic Ops Mgr. durMust have NAC license ing times of absence. WA State RN license/certification from WA State required. See 1-800-637-9998 www.myfamilyhealth.org firstname.lastname@example.org for job description & EOE application. Send resume to HR@myfamilyhealth.org or HR, PO Box 1340, Okanogan, WA www.gazette-tribune.com Open Until Filled
1 full time and several Per Diem positions at our Tonasket clinic. Weâ€™re seeking an energetic team player who has a desire to make a difference. FHC is a not for profit Community Health Center dedicated to providing quality health care regardless of ability to pay. Take vital signs, review history with patient, administer medications, perform EKGâ€™s, performs, prepares for and assists with procedures in accordance with clinical protocols, coordinates and processes refill requests with Provider, documents information to EHR and other duties as assigned. WA State license/certification required. See www.myfamilyhealth.org for job description & application. Send resume to HR@myfamilyhealth.org or HR, PO Box 1340, Okanogan, WA Open Until Filled
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Public Notices CITY OF OROVILLE PUBLIC NOTICE SIX YEAR TRANSPORTATION PROGRAM Notice is hereby given that the Oroville City Council will hold a public hearing for the purpose of reviewing and adopting the Six Year Transportation Program for the years 20142019, at 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013 in the City Council Chambers. ATTEST: Kathy M. Jones Clerk-Treasurer Published in the Okanogan Valley Gazette on July 25, August 1, 2013. #496008
SUPERIOR COURT OF WASHINGTON FOR OKANOGAN COUNTY GUY T. DREW, an individual, Plaintiff, vs. PONTIAC RIDGE SPORTSMEN, a Joint Venture; ANY UNKNOWN HEIRS of the members of Pontiac Ridge Sportsmen,a·Joint Venture; DALE E.COVEY; MARY JEAN LEWIS flkla MARY JEAN COVEY; and ALSO ALL OTHER PERSONS OR PARTIES UNKNOWN CLAIMING ANY RIGHT, TITLE, ESTATE, LIEN, OR INTEREST IN THE REAL ESTATE DESCRIBED IN THE COMPLAINT HEREIN; Defendants. NO. 132003360 CIVIL SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION THE STATE OF WASHINGTON TO THE FOLLOWING PERSONS AND PARTIES: 1. PONTIAC RIDGE SPORTSMEN, a JoInt Venture 2. ANY UNKNOWN HEIRS of the members of Pontiac Ridge Sportsmen, a Joint Venture; 3. DALE E.COVEY;
4. MARY JEAN LEWIS f/k/a MARY JEAN COVEY; and 5. ALSO ALL OTHER PERSONS OR PARTIES UNKNOWN CLAIMING ANY RIGHT, TITLE, ESTATE, LIEN, OR INTEREST IN THE REAL ESTATE DESCRIBED IN THE COMPLAINT HEREIN. YOU AND EACH OF YOU are hereby summoned to appear within sixty calendar days after the date of first publication of this “Civil Summons by Publication”, to wit, within sixty days after the 27th day ofJune, 2013, and defend the above-entitled action in the above-entitled Court by (1) filing your “Answer” to the Plaintiffs “Complaint for Quiet Title” with the County Clerk of Okanogan County and (2). serving a copy of your Answer upon the Plaintiffs undersigned attorneys at their office location provided below. If you fail to properly file and serve your Answer by the above deadline,ajudgment will be rendered against you according to the demand of Plaintiffs Complaint, which has been filed with the clerk of the above-entitled court. The “Complaint for Quiet Title” in the above-entitled action seeks to quiet title in favor the
above Plaintiff, GUY T. DREW, with respect to the following real property: Legal Description: The Southeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of Section 13, Township 39 North, Range 30 East, W.M. Situate in the County of Okanogan, State of Washington. Current Assessor’s. Parcel Number: 3930134002 Additionally, the Complaint seeks to recognize the satisfaction and fulfillment of (1) the Real Estate Contract between Defendant PONTIAC RIDGE SPORTSMEN, A JOINT VENTURE and Defendants DALE E. COVEY and MARY JEAN LEWIS (f/k/a MARY JEAN COVEY), recorded on or around June 27, 1978. under Okanogan County Auditor’s File No. 646427, and (2) the Real Estate Contract between Defendants DALE E. COVEY and MARY JEAN LEWIS (f/k/a MARY JEAN COVEY) and Plaintiff, recorded on or around December 24, 1980 under Okanogan County Auditor’s FileNo. 674503. If you wish to seek the advice of an attorney in this matter,you should do so promptly to avoid any impairment of your legal rights. This “Civil Sum-
mons by Publication” is issued pursuant to CR 4 and RCW 4.28.110. LARSONBERG &PERKlNS PLLC Attorneys for Plaintiffs /s/ Jon W. Scott Jon W. Scott (WSBA#45290) for: Paul M. Larson (WSBA#06010) File your written Answer with: Okanogan County Clerk’s Office 149 N.3rd Ave. P.O. Box 72 Okanogan,WA98840 Phone: (509) 422-7275 Serve a copy of your Answer upon: Paul M. Larson Larson Berg & Perkins;PLLC 105 North Third Street Yakima, WA.98901 Phone: (509)457-1515 Published in the Oakanogan Valley Gazette-Tribune on June 27, July 4, 11, 18, 25, August 1, 8, 2013 #491451
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The court found probable cause to charge Gerardo Guzman Gutierrez, 33, Oroville, with alien in possession of a firearm. The court found probable cause to charge Nicki Kaylin Windsor, 21, Republic, with second-degree trafficking of stolen property. The court found probable cause to charge Thomas Lynn Brand, 70, Oroville, with residential burglary and third-degree malicious mischief. The court found probable cause to charge Jerry Ray Mears, 25, Riverside, with second-degree assault (DV). The court found probable cause to charge Adam Charles Luntsford, 38, Omak, with assault in violation of a no-contact order and third-degree malicious mischief. The court found probable cause to charge Jesus Guzman Larios, 30, Oroville, with two counts of thirddegree assault. The court found probable cause to charge Robert J. Storm, 32, Omak, with three counts of possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine, cocaine and psilocybin mushrooms), use of drug paraphernalia, and thirddegree DWLS. The court found probable cause to charge Warren William Louie, 47, no hometown listed, with second-degree robbery. The court found probable cause to charge Tena M. Lounsberry, 63, no hometown listed, with second-degree robbery. The court found probable cause to charge Jesus Antonio Renteria Hernandez, 18, Omak, with second-degree theft and first-degree trafficking of stolen property. The court found probable cause to charge Kevin Joseph LaCourse, 38, Omak, with assault in violation of a no-contact order. The court found probable cause to charge Robert Charles Swan, 74, Groveland, Calif., with possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine). The crime allegedly occurred July 10 at the Oroville Port of Entry. The court found probable cause to charge Shawna Mae Barber, 34, Okanogan, with first-degree arson, felony harassment (threats to kill) (DV), and telephonic harassment (DV). The court found probable cause to charge Kevin Earl Devine, 41, Oroville, with second-degree burglary and third-degree theft. The court found probable cause to charge Melissa Marie Holcomb, 24, with second-degree burglary and third-degree theft. The court found probable cause to charge Wayne Bert Symmonds, 50, Okanogan, with communication with a minor for immoral purposes, two counts of violation of a no-contact order, seconddegree criminal trespass. Jesus Denis Sandoval, 18, Oroville, pleaded guilty July 15 to seconddegree burglary, third-degree malicious mischief, third-degree theft and MIP. Sandoval was sentenced to ten and a half months in jail and fined $1,110.50. The crimes occurred March 30. Byron Lee Edwards, 38, Omak, pleaded guilty July 15 to seconddegree assault (DV). Edwards was sentenced to 33 months in prison, 18 months in community custody, and fined $1,210.50. The crime occurred March 3. Daniel Mark Dixon, 32, Oroville, pleaded guilty July 16 to firstdegree trafficking of a stolen vehicle. Dixon was sentenced to six months in jail and fined $1,110.50. The crime occurred May 2. He also had a 2010 case dismissed with prejudice. Bradley Allen Sweat, 23, Okanogan, pleaded guilty July 16 to assault in violation of a no-contact order (DV), and two counts of violation of a no-contact order (DV). Sweat was sentenced to 9 months in jail and fined $1,210.50. The crimes occurred in March, April and May. In a separate case, Sweat pleaded guilty July 16 to assault in violation of a no-contact order. The crime occurred April 24, and sentences for both cases are to run concurrently. Heather Nichole Zimmerman, 23, Spokane, pleaded guilty July 16 to second-degree taking a motor vehicle without permission, two counts of possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine, heroin), use of drug paraphernalia and third-degree DWLS. The crimes occurred June 24 in Omak. Zimmerman was sentenced to two years in prison and fined $3,110.50.
Scott & Son Builders of Oroville was ordered to pay $3,157.02 in taxes and fees. DJ Dan’s Mobile Land Care of Oroville was ordered to pay $1,187.85 in taxes and fees.
A 17-year-old Omak boy pleaded guilty July 15 to fourth-degree assault (DV) and third-degree malicious mischief (DV). He was sentenced to six months community supervision, seven days in detention with credit for seven served, and fined $100. The crimes occurred Nov. 23, 2010. A 17-year-old Oroville girl pleaded guilty July 17 to third-degree theft. She was sentenced to 16 hours community service.
Dissolution of Marriages Granted
Dalila Legorreta-Orozco and Sergio F. Legorreta, her name changed
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Cops & Courts to Dalila Orozco Aguilar. Linda S. Bush and Edward E. Bush. Wilma M. Truax and Joseph F. Truax, her named changed to Wilma Mae Self. Hilario Amarillas Parra and Aurelia Guadalupe Camacho Calvario. Steven Stewart and Carrie Stewart, her name changed to Carrie Susan Clark-Wengel. Krisna Mohler and Gregory J. Mohler. Brian D. Racy and Terry J. Racy, her name changed to Terry J. Fabian. Kevin L. Thompson and Barbara C. Thompson, her name changed to Barbara C. Daharsh. Russell J. Saling and Jennifer M. Saling. Rodney P. Lunn and Lorrie J. Lunn, her name changed to Lorrie J. Wilson. Jarod S. Andrews and Lisa J. Andrews, her name changed to Lisa J. McCoy. Mike Maitland and Susan Robinette. Jain E. Johnson and Andrew J. Hebert. Richard Routien and Jaci Routien. Nancy Hargrove and Everett Hargrove, her name changed to Nancy L. Christensen.
Gordon Joseph Harry Jr., 48, Okanogan, pleaded guilty to seconddegree criminal trespass. Harry was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 68 days suspended and fined $358. Harvey Everett J. Heath, 40, Okanogan, pleaded guilty to two counts of third-degree DWLS. Heath was sentenced to 90 days in jail per charge and fined $1,716. Jeffrey Howard Herschlip, 56, Oroville, had a third-degree possession of stolen property charge dismissed. John Andrew Hilderbrand, 19, Omak, pleaded guilty to violating a no-contact order. Hilderbrand was sentenced to 364 days in jail with 334 days suspended and fined $808. Raymond Neil Hobbs, 30, Omak, pleaded guilty to DUI. Hobbs was sentenced to 364 days in jail with 363 suspended and fined $1,681. He also had third-degree DWLS charge dismissed. Martin Ray Hoffman Jr., 29, Oroville, pleaded guilty to fourth-degree assault. Hoffman was sentenced to 364 days in jail with 359 days suspended, and was fined $1,033. George Eugene Keech, 54, Omak, had a DUI charge dismissed. He was fined $1,425. Gary Eugene Kelley, 47, Okanogan, pleaded guilty to two counts of violating a no-contact order, fourth-degree assault, and second-degree criminal trespassing. Kelley was sentenced to 180 days in jail with 170 suspended for the first count, 364 days in jail with 359 suspended for the second, 364 days in jail with 363 suspended for the third, and 90 days in jail with 90 days suspended for the fourth. He was fined a total of $2,974. Jesse Daniel Ray Lightley, 19, Omak, pleaded guilty to MIP/C. Lightley was sentenced to 180 days in jail with 175 suspended, and fined $808. He also had a drug paraphernalia charge dismissed. Arlen Leroi Long, 56, Omak, had a third-degree DWLS charge dismissed. Kerry William Louie, 50, Omak, pleaded guilty to first-degree criminal trespass. Louie was sentenced to 180 days in jail with 178 suspended, and fined $808. David A. Marchand, 51, Omak, pleaded guilty to first-degree negligent driving. Marchand was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 90 days suspended and fined $958. Doreen Marie Martineau, 59, Oroville, had a third-degree DWLS charge dismissed. Debbie D.A. Moore, 49, pleaded guilty to two counts of thirddegree DWLS. Moore was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 89 days suspended for the first, 90 days in jail with 87 days suspended for the second, and fined $676. William Frank Morgan, 52, Tonasket, had a third-degree DWLS charge dismissed. Sandra Rose Moses, 26, Omak, pleaded guilty to DUI. Moses was sentenced to 364 days in jail with 244 days suspended, and fined $3,636. Clinton John Nicholson, 50, Omak, pleaded guilty to third-degree DWLS. Nicholson was sentenced to 90 days in jail with 89 days suspended, and fined $858.
911 Calls and Jail Bookings
Monday, July 15, 2013 Theft on Hwy. 97 near Tonasket. One-vehicle roll-over crash on Hwy. 97 near Ellisforde. Assault on West Fourth Ave. in Omak. Automobile theft on Apple Lane in Omak. Theft on South Fir St. in Omak. Bicycle reported missing. Theft on Dayton St. in Omak. Wallet reported missing. Theft on Orchard St. in Oroville. Drug use on Main St. in Oroville. One-vehicle crash on 23rd Ave. in Oroville. No injuries reported. Public intoxication at Veteran’s Memorial Park in Oroville.
Rachelle Marie Stanley, 40, booked on a Department of Corrections detainer. Sergio Martinez-Buelvas, 33, booked for DUI and on a USBP hold. Alejandro Hernandez-Ochoa, 36, booked on a USBP hold. Lisa Lynn Oliver, 41, booked on a Department of Corrections detainer. Tuesday, July 16, 2013 Fraud on O’Neil Rd. near Oroville. Assault on Engh Rd. in Omak. Theft on South Second Ave. in Okanogan. Trespassing on Hubbard Rd. in Riverside. Malicious mischief on South Fifth Ave. in Okanogan. Vehicle prowl on West Bartlett Ave. in Omak. Theft on South Fir St. in Omak. Hit-and-run crash on Riverside Dr. in Omak. Assault on Engh Rd. in Omak. Trespassing at Veteran’s Memorial Park in Oroville. Malicious mischief on Main St. in Oroville. Malicious mischief on East Second St. in Tonasket. Taryn S. Everybodytalksabout, 20, booked for fourth-degree assault (DV). Lyle Zachary Long, 28, booked for violation of a no-contact order. Jesse Don Eisenbarth, 24, booked for DUI. Jose Alfredo Mariscal, 55, booked for felony harassment, felony harassment (DV), second-degree assault and second-degree burglary. Mireille Ramirez-Olea, 26, booked for second-degree criminal trespass. Wednesday, July 17, 2013 Warrant arrest on South Whitcomb Ave. in Tonasket. Illegal burning on Robinson Canyon Rd. near Omak. Trespassing on Swanson Mill Rd. near Oroville. Littering on Copple Rd. in Omak. Harassment on Trail Ridge Dr. near Omak. Trespassing on Hart Rd. near Oroville. Weapons offense on Balmes Rd. near Oroville. Weapons offense on Monroe St. in Okanogan. Two-vehicle crash on South Granite St. in Omak. No injuries reported. Harassment on Omache Dr. in Omak. Automobile theft on North Main St. in Omak. Harassment on Garfield St. in Omak. Debra Jean Zacherle, 58, court commitment for DUI. Christine Angelique Ives, 41, court commitment for DUI. Brenda Kay Moore, 41, booked on a Department of Corrections detainer. Dalia Ann Marie Cheer, 25, booked on an Omak Police Department FTA warrant for third-degree DWLS. Thursday, July 18, 2013 Burglary on Riverside Dr. in Omak. Money reported taken from an ATM. Theft on Westlake Rd. near Oroville. Automobile theft on Golden St. in Oroville. Burglary on Chesaw Rd. near Wauconda. Malicious mischief on Darkmoon Way near Wauconda. Assault on Hwy. 97 in Oroville. Malicious mischief on Long Lake Lane near Tonasket. DUI on South Western Ave. in Tonasket. DUI on Hanford St. in Omak. Harassment on Omak Ave. in Omak. Theft on Emery St. in Omak. Theft on East Dewberry Ave. in Omak. Threats on Ironwood St. in Oroville. Vehicle-vs.-deer crash on Eastlake Rd. near Oroville. No injuries reported. Theft on Cherry St. in Oroville. Zane Michael Rehmke, 19, booked for DUI. Douglas Edward Moomaw, 55, booked for DUI (revoked). Robert Lee Bigwolf, 45, booked on two Omak Police Department FTA warrants: DUI and seconddegree DWLS. Michael Lloyd Hicks, 21, booked on seven probable cause warrants: second-degree identity theft, second-degree theft (access device), second-degree theft, and four warrants for third-degree theft; and a Douglas County juvenile warrant for third-degree malicious mischief. Karen Gale Nichols, 51, booked on an OCSO FTA warrant for DUI. Robin Lynn Frazier, 43, booked on two counts of possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine). Eric Mathew Anguiano, 21, booked for violating a court order (DV). Michael Dwayne Stead Jr., 26, booked on second-degree burglary, third-degree malicious mischief and third-degree theft. Friday, July 19, 2013 Custodial interference on Riverside Cutoff Rd. near Riverside. Theft on Douglas Rd. near Okanogan. One-injury roll-over crash on Hwy. 97 near Riverside. Injuries reported. Public intoxication on North Main St. in Omak. Automobile theft on Omak Ave. in Omak. Theft on 23rd Ave. in Oroville. Assault on Main St. in Oroville.
Malicious mischief on South Whitcomb Ave. in Tonasket. Chelsie Kaylee Marie Pitts, 22, booked for DUI. Jamie Lee Gendron, 24, booked for DUI and third-degree DWLS. Simon Para-Leno, 23, book on an Immigration hold and a Douglas County DUI. Rachel Cinda Rawley, 36, book on a drug violation. Darrell Roy Burnam, 64, booked for third-degree DWLS and Ferry County warrants for hit-and-run and disorderly conduct. Saturday, July 20, 2013 Illegal burning on Elmway in Okanogan. Assault on Nichols Road near Omak. Threats on Barnholt Loop Rd. near Okanogan. Burglary on Loomis Ave. in Loomis. Illegal burning on Bolster Rd. near Oroville. Public intoxication on Columbia St. in Omak. Warrant arrest on Main St. in Oroville. Drugs found on Main St. in Oroville.
Theft on Golden St. in Oroville. Pistol reported missing. Assault on 16th Ave. in Oroville. DUI on Antwine St. in Tonasket. Jarred Clayton Naclerio, 22, booked for DUI. Raymond James Tannehill, 22, booked for violation of protection order (DV), two counts of possession of a firearm, and having a loaded firearm in a vehicle. Desmond Erick Kipp, 40, booked on to counts of third-degree theft and first-degree criminal trespass. Robert Chris Jones, 59, booked for physical control. Joseph Clinton Cox III, 40, booked for DUI. Sunday, July 21, 2013 Warrant arrest on Hwy. 97 in Tonasket. Two-vehicle crash on Hwy. 7 near Tonasket. Injuries reported. Vehicle crash at Loomis-Oroville Rd. and Epsom Salts Rd. near Oroville. Two-vehicle crash on Hwy. 20 near
Twisp. Two fatalities reported. Vehicle prowl on North Ash St. in Omak. Assault on Engh Rd. in Omak. Vehicle prowl on Golden St. in Oroville. Warrant arrest on 14th Ave. in Oroville. Hit-and-run crash on West Fourth St. in Tonasket. Jerry Lee Lane, 36, booked for fourthdegree assault (DV). Duran Troy Marchand, 31, booked on a Superior Court warrant for failure to comply with attempting to elude. Rueben Edward Miller, 24, booked for DUI. Natasha Lee Nicole Swan, 24, booked for third-degree DWLS and a Lincoln County FTA warrant for third-degree DWLS. Chad David Buckmiller, 32, booked on an Oroville Police Department FTA warrant for making false statements. Kimberly Ann M. Marrero, 25, booked on two counts of vehicular homicide.
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Oroville Community Bible Fellowship Sunday Service, 10:00 a.m. 923 Main St. • firstname.lastname@example.org Mark Fast, Pastor www.BrotherOfTheSon.com
Faith Lutheran Church
11th & Ironwood, Oroville • 476-2426 Sunday Worship 9:00 a.m. “O taste and see that the Lord is good!” Pastor Dan Kunkel • Deacon Dave Wildermuth
Immaculate Conception Parish
1715 Main Street Oroville 8:30 a.m. English Mass 1st Sunday of the Month Other Sundays at 10:30 a.m. 1:00 p.m. Spanish Mass every other Sun. Rev. David Kuttner • 476-2110
PC of G Bible Faith Family Church
476-3063 • 1012 Fir Street, Oroville SUNDAY: 7 am Men’s Meeting • 9:45 Sunday School 10:45 Worship Service • Children’s Church (3-8 yrs) WEDNESDAY: 7 p.m. Pastor Claude Roberts Come Worship with Project 3:16
Oroville United Methodist
908 Fir, Oroville • 476-2681 Sunday Worship: 9 a.m. Rev. Leon Alden
Valley Christian Fellowship
Pastor Randy McAllister 142 East Oroville Rd. • 476-2028 • Sunday School (Adult & Teens) 10:00 a.m. Morning Worship 11 a.m.• Sun. Evening Worship 6 p.m. Sunday School & Children’s Church K-6 9:45 to 1:00 p.m. Open to Community! Located at Kid City 142 East Oroville • Wednesday Evening Worship 7 p.m.
602 Central Ave., Oroville Sunday School & Services 10:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist: 1st, 3rd, & 5th • Morning Prayer: 2nd & 4th Healing Service: 1st Sunday The Reverend Marilyn Wilder 476-3629 Warden • 476-2022
Church of Christ
Ironwood & 12th, Oroville • 476-3926 Sunday School 10 a.m. • Sunday Worship 11 a.m. Wednesday Bible Study: 7 p.m.
10th & Main, Oroville - 509-476-2552 Bible Study: Sat. 9:30 a.m. • Worship: Sat. 11 a.m. Skip Johnson • 509-826-0266
Oroville Free Methodist
1516 Fir Street • Pastor Rod Brown • 476.2311 Sun. School 9:15 am • Worship Service 10:15am Youth Activity Center • 607 Central Ave. Monday 7:00 pm • After School M-W-F 3-5pm ofﬁce@orovillefmc.org
Loomis Community Church Main Street in Loomis 9:45 a.m. Sunday School 11 a.m. Worship Service Interim Visiting Pastors Information: 509-223-3542
Chesaw Community Bible Church
Nondenominational • Everyone Welcome Every Sunday 10:30 a.m. to Noon Pastor Duane Scheidemantle • 485-3826
MOLSON Community Christian Fellowship
Molson Grange, Molson Sunday 10 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m. Wednesday 6:30pm, Bible Study “For by grace are ye saved through faith...” Eph. 2:8-9 “...lovest thou me...Feed my lambs...John 21:1-17
RIVERSIDE Riverside Lighthouse - Assembly of God
102 Tower Street Sunday Bible Study 10:00am Sunday Worship 11:00am & 6:30pm Wednesday- family Night 6:30pm Pastor Vern & Anita Weaver Ph. 509-826-4082
TONASKET Holy Rosary Parish
1st & Whitcomb Ave., Tonasket 10:30 a.m. English Mass 1st Sunday of the Month Other Sundays at 8:30 a.m. 1:00 p.m. Spanish Mass every other Sun. Rev. David Kuttner • 476-2110
Immanuel Lutheran Church
1608 Havillah Rd., Tonasket • 509-485-3342 Sun. Worship 9 a.m. • Bible Study & Sun. School 10:15
“For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith--and this not from yourselves, it is the gift of God--not by works, so that no one can boast.” -Eph. 2:8-9
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Crossroads Meeting Place Tonasket Foursquare Church
415-A S. Whitcomb Ave. • Pastor George Conkle Sunday: 10 a.m. (509) 486-2000 • cell: (509) 429-1663
Tonasket Community UCC
24 E. 4th, Tonasket • 486-2181
“A biblically based, thoughtful group of Christian People”
Sunday Worship at 11 a.m. Call for program/activity information Leon L. Alden, Pastor
Whitestone Church of the Brethren
577 Loomis-Oroville Rd., Tonasket. 846-4278 9:15am Praise Singing. 9:30am Worship Service 10:45am Sunday school for all ages
Ellisforde Church of the Brethren
32116 Hwy. 97, Tonasket. 846-4278 10am Sunday School. 11am Worship Service
“Continuing the work of Jesus...simply, peacefully, together”
Pastor Jim Yaussy Albright. email@example.com
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