PUD commissioner candidates answer to the crowd

A large turnout of voters with lots of pertinent questions attended an Okanogan County PUD commissioner candidate forum held July 20 at the Community Cultural Center in Tonasket, leaving candidates with the impression the public is ready for commissioners to hear their views.

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Cops, Courts & 911 Calls

Superior Court

Criminal

The court found probable cause to charge Rodimiro Bejar Alvarez, 34, Oroville, with first-degree rape of a child, first-degree incest, first-degree child molestation and second-degree incest. The crimes allegedly occurred between May 11, 2011 and Feb. 26, 2016.

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Vernon Buck Workman

Buck was born February 26th, 1927 in Republican City, Nebraska to Steve A. and Nina Leota (Mount) Workman. He was raised with an older brother Chuck, young-er brother Frank and younger sisters Anna Laura and Nina Maye.

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Fundraiser planned for Tonasket Library

TONASKET – Linda Robinet, the new secretary for Tonasket’s Friends of the Library approached the city council to ask permission to hold a rummage sale and car wash August 4-6. Robinet said area youth wanted to use the parking lot next to the Tonasket Visitor’s and Business Resource Center for a car wash to raise money for the library. The car wash will take place from 1-4 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and the rummage sale will be held the same days (Thursday, Aug. 4 through Saturday, Aug. 6) in city hall from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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The truth behind why I left North Valley Hospital

Dear Editor,
As I leave the Tonasket community as a contracted Nurse Consultant by North Valley Hospital District; it is with full gratitude that I say, “Thank you.” Thank you to the “awesomesauce” employees of North Valley Hospital and the welcoming Tonasket community at large.

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More than one side to the story regarding animal shelter

Dear Editor, I would like to clarify some points that have gotten muddled in regards to the NO Paws Rescue and its neighbors. Recorded in 2005, is an easement for the use of Rich Ellis’ road, which is 25’ from his front door. There is no 60-year-old easement, recorded or otherwise. Rich Ellis graciously granted [...]

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Pauline Jensen

Pauline Jensen age 101 of Tonasket died on Saturday July 16, 2016 at North Valley Extended Care in Tonasket. She was born June 19, 1915 in Bridgeport, Washington to parents Thomas and Clara Talbot.

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Independent analysis paints Enloe electrification as impractical

OROVILLE – An economic report on restoring hydropower at Enloe Dam outlines possible future costs of power produced by the dam ranging from $83 per milliwatt hour (MWH), more than double the price of power on the open market, to $149/MWH, nearly four times the cost of power on the open marke

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Editorial Gary Mug

Time for some clarifications regarding NO Paws, lawsuit

I’ve decided to use my column this week to clarify some information in two of last week’s articles that turned out to be mostly correct, but not entirely so

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Cops, Courts & 911 Calls

Superior Court
Criminal
The court issued an arrest warrant July 7 for Kenneth Ray Squetimkin, 24, Okanogan, for second-degree burglary and third-degree theft. The crimes allegedly occurred June 24.

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Cythia L. Rohn

Cynthia L. Rohn (Sullivan) at the age of 67 passed away from dementia peacefully the morning of July 12, 2016 surrounded by family and friends.

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