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Juanita Caroline ‘Tootsie’ Krusoff

Juanita Caroline ‘Tootsie’ Krusoff, age 72, passed away on Friday, Feb. 11, 2011 at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane. She was born on July 1, 1938 in Springfield, Mo. to Jack and Hazel Pittsley.

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Lawson Ernest Cook

Lawson Ernest Cook

Lawson Ernest Cook, age 62, of Tonasket passed away peacefully at home on Jan. 6, 2011 after a long fight against his cancer.

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Mary Cannaday

Mary Cannaday was born Oct. 12, 1929 in Rogers, Ark., to Howard and Mae Rounds. She entered into Eternal Joy and Peace on Jan. 30, 2011 at 10:50 p.m. at the North Valley Convalescent Center where she has resided since her illness.

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Etha William Pratt

Etha William Pratt (age 98) was born to parents Fred E. and Minnie Belle Pratt in the Molson/Chesaw area on March 29, 1912. He passed away Feb. 6, 2011.

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Washingtonians owe twice as much in state debt

Moody’s Investors Service is a credit rating agency that performs international financial research and analysis on commercial and government entities. In December of 2009 Moody’s downgraded Washington’s bond rating outlook to negative. On Jan. 13 of this year, Moody’s said Washington’s net tax supported debt of $2,226 per capita is more than twice the national median of $936.

Let that sink in for just a moment.

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Letters to the Editor, Week 7

Publisher propaganda?

I’mstarting to wonder if the publisher of the Gazette-Tribune is a deliberateliar, or just another poorly informed ideologue on a mission. While hispolitical leanings are obvious, less obvious is whether or not he actuallybelieves the propaganda he spews forth on a weekly basis.

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Tonasket School District hiring new middle school principal

TONASKET – In light of current Tonasket Middle School Principal Ed Morgan’s announcement last month that he will retire at the end of this school year, the Tonasket School Board gave Superintendent Paul Turner approval to begin the hiring process for a new middle school principal during their meeting on Monday, Feb. 14.

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Tumbleweed Film Festival details presented to Tonasket Chamber

TONASKET – The Tumbleweed Film Festival details were presented during the Tonasket Chamber of Commerce meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 8.

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The Veteran’s Administration Clinic at North Valley Hospital is now seeing patients. Shown from left to right are Dale White, VA office volunteer, Linda Michel, NVH CEO, Eric Knievel, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Marvin Boyd, Departmen

NVH warrants still at $2.46 million

TONASKET – The warrants for North Valley Hospital are still at $2.46 million after a slow January.

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DOT will be at Feb. 22 Tonasket City Council meeting

TONASKET – During the Tonasket City Council’s meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 8, City Clerk Alice Attwood announced that the Washington State Department of Transportation will be present at the council’s Tuesday, Feb. 22 meeting to answer questions and discuss projects.

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