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.
About Brent BakerBrent, is a former reporter/photographer for the Gazette-Tribune and sometimes works as a freelance sports reporter for the G-T. 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 worked as a full time reporter/photographer at the G-T from 2011 - 2014).
Stories by Brent Baker
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.
TONASKET – The Tonasket School District is not unique in its search for answers when it comes to funding.
It’s no secret that Okanogan County is home to thousands of U.S. Armed Forces veterans.
It’s Shane Barton’s job to make sure that services available to those veterans become much less of a secret, or at least more widely known to those who are entitled to them.
Barton, the Veterans Services Officer at the VA Clinic at Tonasket’s North Valley Hospital, has seen explosive growth since he was hired in June. What began as a three-day-a-week, four-hour-a day, part-time job rapidly turned into something much bigger. The position will turn full-time in January, but Barton said he is already putting in full-time hours.