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Margaret (Casey) Pheasant

Margaret (Casey) Pheasant passed away Nov. 28 at St. Joseph Residence in Seattle, Wash. She was born April 11, 1912, at home, in Burke, Wash., to the late Mary Ann McCann Casey and Frank Casey, immigrants from Ireland and Scotland who settled in the Quincy area.

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Emogene Rounds

Emogene Rounds, age 78, of Oroville died on Thursday, Dec. 2, 2010 at her home in Oroville.

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Chief Patrol Agent Gloria Chavez

New Border Patrol Chief takes command in Spokane Sector

SPOKANE – U.S. Border Patrol Chief Michael J. Fisher has officially transferred command of the Spokane Sector to Chief Patrol Agent Gloria Chavez.

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Wilma Jean Henson

Wilma Jean Henson

Wilma Jean Henson passed away on Nov. 14, 2010 surrounded by family and eagerly welcomed by her Brother Roy, Sister Lila and daughter Melody. Wilma was born on March 13, 1929 to Henry and Johnnie Susler in Enid, Okla.

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The newest consumer fraud: the Internet

Last week the City of Cashmere, which is nearly broke, announced it will be spending $14,975 to develop a new city website. That might seem like an insignificant expenditure, but the problem is the costs don’t end there. There is the ongoing charge of $200 per month for hosting the site and apparently no one has attempted to quantify the cost of city staff tasked with the responsibility for updating and maintaining the site.

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Letters to the Editor Week 48

Words cannot express

We’ve been helping with benevolences for quite a few years now and it never ceases to amaze us at the outpouring of support and love the community steps up time and after time in such a big way. Words cannot express the emotion of gratitude in our hearts right now for all your help in this time of need.

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Travis Rairdan

Travis Glenn Rairdan

Travis Glenn Rairdan, 25, was tragically lost on the evening of Nov. 12, 2010. He was born to Bill and Connie Rairdan on March 31, 1985 in Tonasket.

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Phillips sentenced to 26 years in prison

Nov. 23 in the Okanogan County In-Jail Courtroom.

Phillips received 147 months for first degree manslaughter of Kitterman’s unborn child, 12 months for tampering with physical evidence and 96 months for first degree kidnapping.

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No property tax increase for Tonasket

TONASKET – The Tonasket City Council declared there would not be a property tax increase in 2011 during their meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 23.

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Ellisforde home destroyed by fire

ELLISFORDE – The Ellisforde home of Sidney Bosch and his wife was completely destroyed by flames on Monday, Nov. 29 after a fire that began in the basement.

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