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Special flood meeting to be held in Tonasket this evening

TONASKET – A special city council meeting will be held this evening, May 11, at 5 p.m. at Tonasket City Hall for an ordinance to be adopted declaring an emergency related to flood protection to hopefully bring in more resources. Tonasket citizens are working hard volunteering time, resources and equiptment to help those in need, [...]

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How deep is your love: community members pitch in to fill and deliver sandbags

TONASKET – Today’s rain isn’t squelching volunteers’ efforts to pitch in and fill sandbags for anyone in need with record flooding expected by the weekend.

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PUD begins Phase 1 of re-electrifying Enloe Dam against opposition from the public

TONASKET – Okanogan County PUD Commissioners Jerry Asmussen, Scott Vejraska and Bill Colyer met with community members last week for a “listening session” after signing a contract to begin Phase 1 of the Enloe Hydroelectric Project (Project).

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GO Fundraiser: THE LOOK OF TRASH

TONASKET – The Trashion Show is coming back for a second year following last year’s success as a fundraiser for the Green Okanogan Recycling Center (GO Recycle).

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Tonasket Junior Rodeo Results

Full Tonasket Junior Rodeo Results

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Tonasket’s Mens team takes third at Cashmere

CASHMERE – Tonasket joined track and field teams from Liberty Bell and Okanogan at Cashmere High School’s meet Thursday, March 29, where the men’s team took third place with 22 points and the girls team came in fourth with seven points.

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School Board hears community feedback on school safety issues

TONASKET – Tonasket School Board members set aside their regular agenda March 14 to hear community members’ feedback on school safety.

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College students walk out of class to honor Parkland shooting victims

OMAK – Lily Bernhardt, Running Start Senior from Tonasket, organized a walkout from college classes at Wenatchee Valley College Omak (WVCO) to honor the 17 students and staff killed in Parkland, Fla., one month ago.

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TRIO program helps students reach goal of getting a college degree

Tonasket TRIO Upward Bound has been serving 35 THS students continuously since 2012. Students receive personal and academic advising, college track curriculum workshops and seminars, campus visits, career and educational field trips, grade monitoring and access to tutoring and support with college and scholarship applications.

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Tonasket School Board to discuss school safety this evening, March 14

TONASKET – Community members are invited to speak at this evening’s (March 14) school board meeting, to provide feedback on school safety discussions currently taking place within the Tonasket School District. One measure to increase school safety the distict has already taken on is SafeSchools Alert, a tip reporting service allowing students, staff and parents [...]

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