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Memorial: Eva Catherine Ray

Eva Catherine Ray, 96, of Oroville, passed away on May 23, 2016. She was born on December 24, 1919 in Cadillac, Saskatchewan, the daughter of Edward and Mary Ry

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Helen M. Millard

Helen M. Millard, 96-years-old, left her earthly home Saturday, May 14, 2016 in Tonasket, Washington. Helen was born May 2, 1920 in Adel, Iowa to Donald and Golda VanCleve. Helen was the fourth born of five beautiful girls – Eva Hoy, twin sisters Alice Wilcox and Ada Page, and Louise Reed.

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Guy Donald Dixon

Guy was born in Tacoma, Washington to Donald N. and Joanne G. Dixon on July 13, 1966.

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Sherry Livingston

Sherry Livingston passed away May 5, 2016 after a courageous (stubborn!) battle with Alzheimer’s disease. She was born August 30, 1939 in Tonasket, Washington, the only daughter of the late Clarence and Vy Campbell.

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Thomas Cardell Jacobs

Thomas Cardell Jacobs age 17 of Tonasket died May 8, 2016 on Disautel Pass. He was born on January 26, 1999 in Seattle.

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Elfreda Pearl Eller Holmes

Elfreda Pearl Eller Holmes, age 85, passed away May 11, 2016, in Tonasket, Washington. She was born March 21, 1931, in Seattle, Washington.

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Board nears decision on new Oroville School Superintendent

OROVILLE – Two more candidates for Oroville School District Superintendent were interviewed last week, bringing the total to six.

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PUD Commissioners vote to electrify Enloe Dam

OKANOGAN – During the May 9, 2016, Regular Board of Commissioners Meeting, the Okanogan County PUD Commissioners unanimously approved Resolution #1620 authorizing the District to generate electricity from Enloe Dam.

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Tribal leader to share ‘The Indian Side of the Story’ at Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center

WENATCHEE – Wendell George does not want to disappear. During his years growing up on the Colville Confederate Tribes Reservation and 40 years of tribal leadership, he has felt the slow fade of Columbia Plateau Native American culture and his place in it. Realizing the richness of what could be lost, George decided to share the stories of his people through published books, newspaper columns and community presentations.

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Virgil L. Forney

Virgil L. Forney died on April 15, 2016 at home in Yakima, Washington at the age of 91. He was born December 22, 1924 in Cedaredge, Colorado, the youngest of eight siblings, to parents Albert Theodore Forney and Dora Emily (Roberts) Forney.

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