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Tonasket senior Wade DeTillian flies toward the hoop to make a shot against Cascade during Tonasket’s home game on Saturday, Feb. 6. Photo by Terry Mills

Tigers still winless in league

TONASKET – With only one game left in the season, the Tonasket boys’ basketball team is hoping to finish out strong.

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Tonasket Chamber of Commerce welcomes Olympic travelers

Ryan Kester tying the last string of the Tonasket Chamber of Commerce’s sign welcoming Olympic travelers to town on Friday, Feb. 5. The sign was made by Jerry Bradley at Stampede Signs, who also helped to hang the sign on the flag poles in front of The Junction with the permission of Sam Buchert. Photo by Terry Mills

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While we’re on the subject of the First Amendment

The beauty of the Constitution is in its simplicity. The First Amendment is one sentence. My college English professor would say it is a horribly constructed run on sentence, but it is one sentence – clear, concise and to the point. Where we get into trouble is when we allow the lawyers to read things into it that are not there.

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Letters to the Editor Week 6

Bad century for conservatives

The publisher’s “Toughweek for progressives” editorial had me smiling. I’ll guess that weprogressives will be able to weather the loss of AirAmerica. After all, we’llstill have all that wonderful left-leaning propaganda on NPR. But I’m wonderingif it ever occurred to Bill Forhan that while we liberals might not have had agood week last week (although personally none of the things he mentioned are abig deal to me) conservatives have had a bad century, and an even worsemillennium.

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TVBRC needs volunteers

TONASKET – The Tonasket Visitor’s and Business Resource needs volunteers to help keep the center open and bring in volunteers.

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Murder trials continued to April

OKANOGAN – The murder trials for three defendants in a March 2009 murder case have been continued until April 6 while one defendant remains set to begin trial on March 9.

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Tonasket senior April Webber makes a shot against the Chelan Goats during the Tigers away game on Saturday, Jan. 30. Photo by Les Bowen

Lady Tigers played best game of the season

CHELAN – After playing their best game of the season at home against Lake Roosevelt, the Tonasket girls’ basketball team traveled to Chelan where they lost 54-19.

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Tonasket junior Colton Ayers tries to make a shot over a Chelan Goat during the Tigers’ away game against Chelan on Saturday, Jan. 30. Photo by Les Bowen

Tigers looking for positive end to season

CHELAN – After losing two more league games, the Tonasket boys’ basketball team is now looking for a way to end their season on a positive note.

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Ryker Marchand of Tonasket pinning Itzel Valera of Chelan in the 112 pound weight class on Friday, Jan. 29 during the Tiger’s final league match of the season. Photo by Emily Hanson

Tonasket wrestling finishes third in CTL

TONASKET – With a 45-28 home victory over Chelan on Friday, Jan. 29, the Tonasket wrestling team (5-2) finished their season third in the Caribou Trail League.

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Bill ‘Unc’ Rotter

Bill ‘Unc’ Rotter

Bill “Unc” Rotter, age 85, of Tonasket died on Monday, Jan. 25, 2010 in East Wenatchee. He was born on Aug. 28, 1924 in Seattle to parents Benjamin and Margaret Rotter.

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