Jerry Lee Rounds, age 61, went home to be with the Lord on September 12, 2014. He was born November 13, 1952 in Tonasket, Washington to Ardith J. and Edward E. Rounds.
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Penelope Wright was born November 7, 1948 in Kennewick, Wash. She passed away on September 5, 2014.
TONASKET – Depending on conditions, Fuels Specialists on the Tonasket Ranger District could begin their fall prescribed burning program as early as next week; with underburns planned northwest of Conconully as well as east and southeast of Tonasket.
OROVILLE – The Oroville Chamber of Commerce’s first meeting of the fall on Thursday, Sept. 18 will feature a presentation by researchers from the Pacific Northwest National Labs. The PNNL has for several years been conducting research on Hot Lake, a very small pond less than 2 miles NE of Oroville that does not freeze over in the winter.
Ardi Fitzthum, age 76, of Oroville died on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at North Valley Hospital in Tonasket. She was born November 29, 1937 in Molson to parents Art and Edith Carlquist.
TONASKET – The City of Tonasket will be hosting its annual Fall Clean-Up on Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Tonasket City Shop next to Chief Tonasket Park, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Darrel L. Williams, 57, of Oroville died July 11, 2014 at Palmer Lake. He was born May 3, 1957 to Jack and Betty Williams in Walsenburg, Colorado.
TONASKET – Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest Supervisor Michael Balboni announced the selection of Matthew Reidy as the new Tonasket District Ranger.
OROVILLE – An Oroville man died of injuries suffered when a tree being cut by a fellow woodcutter fell on him Friday, Sept. 12.
“At around 2:50 p.m. Okanogan County Sheriff Deputy Josh Petker and emergency personnel responded to 506 Forest Service 3525 Road in reference to a subject had a tree fall on him,” said Sheriff Frank Rogers.
Marjorie Jackson – Our beautiful mother, grandmother, wife, sister and aunt went home peacefully to be with her Savior on September 9, 2014, surrounded by her loving family. Marjorie was born on April 18, 1937 in Vancouver B.C. , the youngest of four children to William and Dorothy McKibbin.