Brock Hires

Tonasket, Oroville and Ferry County reporter

509-826-1110 Extension: 119

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Oroville: Finding ways to revitalize city

It’s a situation playing out in many communities across north central Washington. As employers pack up and leave town, how to fill empty businesses and attract tourism could become a regional crisis.

Oroville economic roundtable planned today

The Oroville Grange is hosting an economic round table discussion today at the Grange, 622 Fir St.

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Quick resigns from Oroville School District

OROVILLE — Oroville School District leaders are in the beginning stages of searching for a new superintendent.

Oroville man sentenced for dealing in firearms

An Oroville man was sentenced to 30 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to dealing firearms without a license.

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North Valley Hospital looking to be ‘the best’

Commissioners approve purchase of new dryers

North Valley Hospital leaders are working towards beings one of the best critical access hospitals in the state.

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Wildcat Sanctuary welcomes kittens

SANDSTONE, Minn. – Two cougar cubs captured last week in Conconully will find a new home at The Wildcat Sanctuary in Sandstone.

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Parnell let go from Ferry County Hospital

Ferry County Public Hospital District commissioners released CEO/Superintendent Brenda Parnell from her duties effective yesterday.

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Cougar cubs captured in Conconully

Two cougar cubs that were captured in town last week are being taken to a bear and cougar biologist in Wenatchee before finding a new home.

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Oroville department store not closing

A historic business and one of northern Okanogan County’s largest retailer - Hughes Department Store - will not close after all.

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Walmart recalls Rival griddles

Walmart has recalled about 330,000 popular electric griddles due to an electrical shock hazard.

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