Tigers and Hornets face off in dual earlier in week
About Brent BakerBrent is a reporter for the Gazette-Tribune. Prior to working at the G-T, he was the sports editor for Sunrise Publishing from 2000-2005 in Michigan. He subsequently owned and operated Buckland Media, a high school sports website, in Michigan until 2010. He and his wife Kim, who have an adult son, moved to Tonasket in 2010. Brent started work at the G-T in 2011.
Stories by Brent Baker
TONASKET – Tonasket School District administrators reported at the Nov. 28 school board meeting about the district’s progress toward meeting state-mandated proficiency levels that must be achieved by the 2013-2014 school year.
TONASKET – The North Valley Hospital District Board of Commissioners couldn’t take action on the proposal, but a redistricting plan met no opposition at a public hearing that led off the Thursday, Dec. 8 board meeting.
Tonasket has been deadly from the perimeter in its first two games, hitting a total of 22 3-pointers, including 12 against rival Oroville a 77-67 victory over the Hornets.
Tigers hang on for 32-31 victory over Oroville on Dec. 3.
Injuries, illness and eligibility issues kept Oroville from fielding half its roster at Saturday’s season-opening Davenport Wrestling Invitational.
The Tiger wrestlers squeezed out a fourth place finish out of the 11-team field at Omak on Dec. 3.
TONASKET – The Tonasket School Board discussed the intricacies of many of the policies it is revamping at its meeting Monday, Nov. 27, and heard a number of reports.
TONASKET – In addition to a long budget discussion at the Tuesday, Nov. 22 Tonasket Council Meeting, community concerns over a proposal to build a crematory highlighted a council session that stretched on for nearly three hours.
TONASKET – The Tonasket City Council laid the final groundwork for the 2012 budget in its Tuesday, Nov. 22, meeting.
Poll of the Week
Should the Oroville School Board have renewed OHS Social Studies Teacher Ryan Frazier's Contract
- Yes, he has made a change in students' lives and got them excited about school (46%, 64 Votes)
- Yes, the board should have gone with Principal Kristin Sarmiento's evaluation and recommendation (25%, 35 Votes)
- I don't have enough information to say one way or another (16%, 22 Votes)
- Yes, with the understanding he address Supt. Steve Quick's concerns (14%, 19 Votes)
- No, the issue went through the superintendent and board and should be dropped there (9%, 13 Votes)
- No, we elect local school boards to make these sorts of decisions for us (8%, 11 Votes)
- No, Supt. Steve Quick recommended the first-year probationary teacher's contract not be renewed (5%, 7 Votes)
Total Voters: 140