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Posts tagged "Okanogan County Transit Authority"

Transit authority gets loan to jump-start operations

By Ann McCreary
The new Okanogan County Transit Authority (OCTA) has secured a bank loan to help with startup costs, after being turned down for a loan by Okanogan County commissioners. Creation of a new countywide bus system received strong support from voters …
Editorials: Feb. 26, 2014

Editorials: Feb. 26, 2014

This week: Mat Classic II: a celebration of our local high school wrestlers, The bus stops here: Commissioners should give transit – and voters – a little credit, and Chill a bit: Illuminating the skating ring light controversy.

Transit authority gearing up for new bus system

By Ann McCreary
It has no office, no computer, no phone, no mailbox, and very little money, but the Okanogan County Transit Authority does have a newly appointed interim manager.

Okanogan Transit Authoriy to begin search for manager

The Okanogan County Transit Authority will soon begin searching for its first manager to lead the agency’s efforts to develop a county-wide transit system, Winthrop Mayor Dave Acheson said. Acheson, who serves on the planning board that developed the transit proposal voters approved in the recent general election, said the director’s job may start as...
Voters to decide on county-wide bus system

Voters to decide on county-wide bus system

By Ann McCreary
A proposal to increase local sales taxes to fund a county-wide bus system is in the hands of Okanogan County voters.