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Posts tagged "Okanogan County Parks and Recreation"
Advise county on recreation, fair

Advise county on recreation, fair

As part of the reorganization of the county’s approach to recreational facilities and the county fair, the county commissioners are seeking volunteers to serve on two boards—the Parks and Recreation Board and the Fair Advisory Committee. The seven-member Parks and Recreation Board will advise the commissioners on matters related to the use, maintenance and construction...
Grant for bathrooms at fairgrounds raises questions about tourism promotion

Grant for bathrooms at fairgrounds raises questions about tourism promotion

By Marcy Stamper

The Okanogan County commissioners have awarded $93,000 to the county fairgrounds for a new bathroom facility. The money comes from …

Rec district loss may pave way for new ideas

By Ann McCreary

A hotly-debated proposal to create a special taxing district to fund recreation in the valley went down to decisive defeat in last week’s special election, but people on both sides of the proposal plan to continue the conversation about supporting recreation. The proposition received just under 22 percent …
Tourism funds awarded despite questions

Tourism funds awarded despite questions

By Marcy Stamper

Nonprofits in Okanogan County that have been waiting to find out how much they will get back from the tax levied on lodging — which they use to promote tourism — should get the word this week. The Okanogan County Lodging Tax Advisory Committee (LTAC) scored applications in January for …

County commissioners reorganize county fair, recreation boards

By Marcy Stamper
The Okanogan County commissioners are planning to reorganize the way the county handles the county fair, recreation, and capital projects such as building renovations, trailheads and parks. The commissioners met Thursday (March 27) with the county’s parks and recreation board to get their OK to dismantle the board and …...