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Tonasket senior linebacker Keegan McCormick wraps up Chelan junior wide receiver Cole Schwartz five yards from the goal line with help from fellow Tigers during Tonasket’s home game on Friday, Oct. 22. Photo by Emily Hanson

Goats end post-season hopes for Tigers

TONASKET – With a 55-20 loss, the post-season hopes of the Tonasket football team were ended by the Chelan Goats on Friday, Oct. 22.

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Robert Madrigal

Robert Madrigal

Robert Madrigal, born Nov. 6, 1946 in New York City, sadly left us Oct. 13, 2010.

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Leona Fay Beyers

Leona Fay Beyers

Leona Fay Beyers, 72, of Tonasket passed away at home on Oct. 20, 2010 after a long battle with cancer.

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Erna Grunert

Services for Erna Grunert will held on Tuesday, Nov. 2 at 11 a.m. at the Bergh Chapel in Oroville with Pastor Rod Brown, officiating. Burial will be at the Oroville Riverview Cemetery

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Tonasket senior Keegan McCormick was selected from nominations of state athletic directors as the WIAA/Seattle Times Athlete of the Week for his performance in Tonasket’s victory over Cascade on Friday, Oct. 8. Photo by Terry Mills

Local football players chosen as Athletes of the Week

NORTH COUNTY – Local football players Keegan McCormick and Chad Mathews were recently chosen as athletes of the week by the WIAA/Seattle Times.

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Tonasket senior Matt Gschiel running by himself at the Oroville Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 16. Gschiel finished the race in ninth place, his best race of the season so far. Submitted by Bob Thornton

Regular cross country season over

OROVILLE – The Tonasket Tigers’ cross country team finished their regular season at the Oroville Invitational on Saturday, Oct. 16.

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Tonasket junior Ashley Booker boots the ball away from an Omak opponent during Tonasket’s home game on Saturday, Oct. 16. Photo by Emily Hanson

Lady Tigers beat Pioneers 9-2

TONASKET – In their first game after 11 days, the Lady Tiger soccer team beat the Omak Pioneers 9-2 at home on Saturday, Oct. 16.

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Tonasket senior Jessica Rhoads (right) slams the ball over the net against Omak while team mates senior Jayden Hawkins (middle) and junior Jessica Maier (left) prepare for the return hit during the Tigers’ home game against Omak on Saturday, Oct. 16. Ph

Lady Tigers fall to Omak

TONASKET – The Lady Tigers’ volleyball team fell to Omak at home on Saturday, Oct. 16.

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Initiatives reflect voter anger over expanding government

Voters this year face a flood of citizen sponsored Initiatives that are intended to limit the power of our out of control state government. And the ads against some of these Initiatives would have you believe that only government can protect you from the rapacious practices of evil businesses like AIG, BP, or convenience stores that will sell liquor to your children. But the reality is it is the dictatorial practices of our state elected officials that have created this flood of citizen sponsored legislation.

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Scott Olson is the newly appointed member of the Tonasket City Council after being chosen by the council during their meeting Tuesday, Oct. 12 to fill former council member Joyce Fancher's vacant seat. Photo by Emily Hanson

Olson appointed to Tonasket City Council

TONASKET – Former Tonasket City Council member Joyce Fancher’s vacant seat was filled on Tuesday, Oct. 12 when the council appointed Scott Olson to the empty council position.

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