Stories for May 2016

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Tuesday, May 31



Dahlquist retires

Omak graduate and former Okanogan County Public Utility District employee Duane S. Dahlquist is retiring from a Virginia utility at the end of June.

May 31, 2016 10:48 a.m. read more..
  

Split End changes ownership

After nearly 30 years of cutting and styling hair at her salon, The Split End, Jenny Gardinier is saying good-bye to the business.

May 31, 2016 10:40 a.m. read more..

Friday, May 27

  

Fire safety urged over holiday weekend

With forests across the state still experiencing the effects of last year’s drought, state Department of Natural Resources Commissioner of Public Lands Peter Goldmark is asking residents to use additional caution to prevent wildland fires over the upcoming Memorial Day weekend and throughout the summer. 

May 27, 2016 7:36 a.m. read more..

Thursday, May 26



Wednesday, May 25



Youth soccer tourney results announced

More than 40 youth soccer teams from Tonasket, River Valley Soccer Club, Oroville and Methow, gathered May 21 in Chief Tonasket Park for the annual Tonasket Youth Soccer Tournament.

May 25, 2016 3:55 p.m. read more..
   

820 (2016-183 May 4, 11, 18, 25, June 1, 8) Superior Court of Washington in and for the County

(2016-183 May 4, 11, 18, 25, June 1, 8) Superior Court of Washington in and for the County of Okanogan Wells Fargo Financial Washington 1, Inc., it s successors in interest and /or assigns, Plaintiff, V. UNKNOWN HEIRS AND DEVISEES OF NORMAN ALLEN; VIRGINIA R. HENDRICKS; NORMAN B. ALLEN III; ANNIE A. ALLEN; PATRICIA F. BAKER; TERRY BAKER; STATE OF WASHINGTON; OCCUPANTS OF THE PREMISES, Defendants. No. 15-2-00030-8 WRIT FOR ORDER OF SALE

May 25, 2016 midnight read more..
    

810 (2016-215 May 18, 25) Public Notice

(2016-215 May 18, 25) Public Notice City of Brewster, 105 South 3rd Street (PO Box 340), WA 98812, is seeking coverage under the Washington State Department of Ecology’s Construction Stormwater NPDES and State Waste Discharge General Permit.

May 25, 2016 midnight read more..
                 

800 (2016-202 May 18, 25, June 1)

(2016-202 May 18, 25, June 1) IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF OKANOGAN - JUVENILE IN RE THE DEPENDENCY OF JEREMIAH TACHELL JR, DOB: 08/16/2013 Court No. 16-7-00040-1; A Minor child

May 25, 2016 midnight read more..

Tuesday, May 24

 

SUV plunges into hole

A local man escaped injury Tuesday, May 17, when his SUV plunged into a construction hole in an alley off Central Avenue.

May 24, 2016 10:41 a.m. read more..


Oroville names Hardesty

Jeff Hardesty, principal at Tonasket High School, was named Oroville School District superintendent Monday, May 23, during a regular school board meeting.

May 24, 2016 10:40 a.m. read more..
 

Curlew dog contracts heartworms

A local veterinarian and public health officials are a bit concerned after a dog residing along the Kettle River near town tested positive for heartworms last week.

May 24, 2016 10:28 a.m. read more..

Monday, May 23



Friday, May 20



Bear captured in Oroville yard

While Smokey Bear was gearing up for his appearance in the annual Oroville May Festival grand parade Saturday morning, state Department of Fish and Wildlife officials were dealing with a real bear a few blocks away.

May 20, 2016 3:21 p.m. read more..


Students compete at state

Students from Omak High School FFA competed in several contests during the state conference May 12-14 on the Washington State University campus.

May 20, 2016 3:19 p.m. read more..


Thursday, May 19

  

Wednesday, May 18

                  

820 (2016-171 April 27, May 18) TS #60128-27913-NJ-WA APN #2590070402

(2016-171 April 27, May 18) TS #60128-27913-NJ-WA APN #2590070402 Reference Number: 3102351 Abbreviated Legal: THE EAST HALF OF LOT 4, & ALL OF LOT 5 BLOCK 7, RIVERVIEW ADDITION TO TONASKET. Grantor: Mike Hines and Selena Hines Grantee: North Cascade Trustee Services Inc. Original Beneficiary: Argent Mortgage Company, LLC NOTICE OF TRUSTEE’S SALE PURSUANT TO THE REVISED CODE OF WASHINGTON CHAPTER 61.24

May 18, 2016 6 a.m. read more..


820 (2016-183 May 4, 11, 18, 25, June 1, 8) Superior Court of Washington in and for the County

(2016-183 May 4, 11, 18, 25, June 1, 8) Superior Court of Washington in and for the County of Okanogan Wells Fargo Financial Washington 1, Inc., it s successors in interest and /or assigns, Plaintiff, V. UNKNOWN HEIRS AND DEVISEES OF NORMAN ALLEN; VIRGINIA R. HENDRICKS; NORMAN B. ALLEN III; ANNIE A. ALLEN; PATRICIA F. BAKER; TERRY BAKER; STATE OF WASHINGTON; OCCUPANTS OF THE PREMISES, Defendants. No. 15-2-00030-8 WRIT FOR ORDER OF SALE

May 18, 2016 6 a.m. read more..
  

820 (2016-203 May 18, 25, June 1, 8) IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

(2016-203 May 18, 25, June 1, 8) IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON FOR OKANOGAN COUNTY WELLS FARGO FINANCIAL WASHINGTON INC., its successors in interest and/or assigns, Plaintiff(s), vs. UNKNOWN HEIRS AND DEVISEES OF NORMAN ALLEN; VIRGINIA R. HENDRICKS; NORMAN B ALLEN III; ANNIE A. ALLEN ; PATRICIA F. BAKER; TERRY BAKER; STATE OF WASHINGTON; OCCUPANTS OF THE PREMISES, Defendant( s) Case No.: 15-2-00030-8

May 18, 2016 6 a.m. read more..
      

Tuesday, May 17

 

Friday, May 13



Forest Service holding online meeting about road use

The U.S. Forest Service will be holding an online meeting on Monday from 6-7:30 p.m. for the public to learn about how access to the forest may change for motorists under the six alternatives proposed in the Colville Forest Plan Revision.

May 13, 2016 3:15 p.m. read more..

Wednesday, May 11

  

Enloe Dam gets the go-ahead

OKANOGAN – Enloe Dam will generate electricity again, Okanogan County Public Utility District commissioners decided Monday, May 9.

May 11, 2016 1:30 p.m. read more..
   

820 (2016-183 May 4, 11, 18, 25, June 1, 8) Superior Court of Washington in and for the County of Okanogan

(2016-183 May 4, 11, 18, 25, June 1, 8) Superior Court of Washington in and for the County of Okanogan Wells Fargo Financial Washington 1, Inc., it s successors in interest and /or assigns, Plaintiff, V. UNKNOWN HEIRS AND DEVISEES OF NORMAN ALLEN; VIRGINIA R. HENDRICKS; NORMAN B. ALLEN III; ANNIE A. ALLEN; PATRICIA F. BAKER; TERRY BAKER; STATE OF WASHINGTON; OCCUPANTS OF THE PREMISES, Defendants. No. 15-2-00030-8 WRIT FOR ORDER OF SALE

May 11, 2016 midnight read more..
        

800 (2016-197 May 11) Notice

(2016-197 May 11) Notice NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that Okanogan County is updating its list of potential vendors for the purchase of products and services valued between two-thousand five-hundred dollars ($2,500) and Twenty-five thousand dollars ($25,000) in accordance with RCW 36.32.245. Below is a list of general categories in which the County may make purchases in 2016. Potential vendors of any of these categories are invited to notify the County in writing if they wish to be placed on the vendors list.

May 11, 2016 midnight read more..
 

Sunday, May 8



Thursday, May 5

  

Hazardous weather outlook issued

The Spokane office of the National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook calling for scattered thunderstorms and heavy rains throughout most of Eastern Washington, including Okanogan County,

May 5, 2016 8:57 a.m. read more..

Wednesday, May 4

       

820 (2016-183 May 4, 11, 18, 25, June 1, 8) Superior Court of Washington

(2016-183 May 4, 11, 18, 25, June 1, 8) Superior Court of Washington in and for the County of Okanogan Wells Fargo Financial Washington 1, Inc., it s successors in interest and /or assigns, Plaintiff, V. UNKNOWN HEIRS AND DEVISEES OF NORMAN ALLEN; VIRGINIA R. HENDRICKS; NORMAN B. ALLEN III; ANNIE A. ALLEN; PATRICIA F. BAKER; TERRY BAKER; STATE OF WASHINGTON; OCCUPANTS OF THE PREMISES, Defendants. No. 15-2-00030-8 WRIT FOR ORDER OF SALE

May 4, 2016 midnight read more..
 

Tuesday, May 3

 

Bulldog going to Zags

Jill Townsend, a junior at Okanogan High School, entered a verbal commitment April 18 to play basketball at Gonzaga University after she graduates next year.

May 3, 2016 2:40 p.m. read more..


Records fall at Ritzville

RITZVILLE — For the second time this season, Okanogan claimed both the girls and boys’ track titles in the same meet, this time at the Undeberg Invitational on Saturday, hosted by Lind-Ritzville High School.

May 3, 2016 2:38 p.m. read more..


Tribal primary election is May 7

NESPELEM – Tribal voters will narrow the field of candidates for seven Colville Business Council positions during the primary election Saturday, May 7.

May 3, 2016 2:37 p.m. read more..


Voters say no to school bond issue

OKANOGAN — The Okanogan School District’s proposed bond issue is going down to defeat, even though a majority of voters said yes to the $6.5 million measure.

May 3, 2016 2:34 p.m. read more..