Brock Hires

Tonasket, Oroville and Ferry County reporter

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Tonasket School board offers McCullough superintendent position

The Tonasket School board has offered the superintendent position to Steve McCullough.

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Tonasket School board will name superintendent tonight

The Tonasket School board will meet at 7 p.m. tonight to name either Steve McCullough or Desiree Gould as the district’s new superintendent.

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Senate approves Dansel bill to help taxpayers and counties

The Senate voted 47-0 to approve a measure sponsored by Sen. Brian Dansel that would give taxpayers more flexibility in how they can pay their tax bills.

McCullough, Gould top candidates for Tonasket schools superintendent

The Top 2 candidates are from Curlew and Pullman, Tonasket School District officials say

Ferry County PUD agrees to process transformer oil

At a regular meeting Feb. 17, Ferry County Public Utility District commissioners agreed to processing their transformer oil.

Avian influenza quarantine lifted in Okanogan County

Early this afternoon the state Department of Agriculture lifted the avian influenza (bird flu) quarantine zones in Riverside and Oroville.

Oroville conucil supports county K-9 program

The City Council presented Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers a check for $1,000 for the city’s support of the county’s K-9 Unit program last week at a regular meeting.

Council: No chickens in Tonasket

Chicken won’t be flying into the city of Tonasket any time soon.

Warmer weather and heavy rain prompts mudslides

Popular event canceled due to rain

Although the groundhog said to expect six more weeks of winter, locals in Okanogan and Ferry Counties are being faced with a more than early spring.

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Storm prompts cancellation of Snow Drags

Due to a warm front that dumped buckets of rain last night, officials have called off the annual Snow Drags snowmobile race originally set for tomorrow on Lake Bonaparte.

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