Comancheros crown Trinity DeJong 2015 Rodeo Queen

TONASKET – The Tonasket Comancheros crowned a new queen Saturday (Nov. 14) evening at their annual Rodeo Queen and Sponsor Appreciation dinner.

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Cops & Courts

District Court
Michael Silvestre Santana, 23, Omak, guilty of reckless driving. Santana was sentenced to 364 days in jail with 363 days suspended, and fined $1,218.

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Oroville looking at $7.9 million 2016 budget

OROVILLE – The City of Oroville is looking at approving a 2016 budget of $7,878,862, about $46,000 higher than in 2015, according to JoAnn Denney, City Clerk/Treasurer.

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Hydemade moves north

ELLISFORDE – Quill Hyde has moved his business, Hydemade, from Tonasket up to Ellisforde.

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Editorial Gary Mug

History reminds us what we should be thankful for

Thanksgiving often conjures up images of Pilgrim men in their mostly black get ups with big buckles on their shoes and even bigger ones on their tall hats and maybe a musket of the blunderbuss type in their arms.

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Wade Russel Hudson

On a cool night on October 29,1982 Wade was born to Albert and Alice Hudson, both of Tonasket, Washington. He graduated from the Tonasket Alternative High School in 2002.

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James Kenneth ‘Keni’ Hilderbrand

James Kenneth (Keni) Hilderbrand passed away at his home on October 28, 2015. He was born June 1 2· 1940 in Rogersville, Missouri. In 1943 the family moved to Oroville, Wash. where he attended school until he graduated in 1958 from OHS.

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Tonasket Mayor Patrick Plumb

Tonasket City Council hears water woes

TONASKET – The Tonasket City Council’s Nov. 10 meeting was advertised as the Final Budget Hearing for the 2016 Budget, but had just a few more loose ends to tie up before putting the final stamp of approval on it; including final decisions on how to distribute Hotel/Motel Tax funds.

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Linda Lee Gregg Corey Abellera

The Lord is both giving and accepting! Monday, November 9, He accepted one of his lost angels home. Linda Lee Gregg Corey Abellera, born April 27, 1949 no longer has to fight the pain and several illnesses caused to her body.

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Cops, Courts & 911 Calls

Superior Court
Ernesto Eduardo Mendez Leon, 21, Okanogan, pleaded guilty Nov. 10 to residential burglary, third-degree malicious mischief and third-degree theft. Mendez Leon was sentenced to 364 days in jail with 184 days suspended, and fined $1,110.50 for the May 28 crimes.

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Phillip Lee Baker

Phillip Lee Baker was born June 5, 1943 in Tacoma to Wilma and Forest Stackhouse. His father died when Phil was 5, and he was adopted by his mother’s second husband, Bruce Baker.

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