In November voters will be asked to approve a state income tax. Of course, liberal supporters of Initiative 1098 try never to call it an income tax. The group supporting the initiative call their effort, “Washingtonians for Education, Health and Tax Relief.” And their chief spokesperson, Bill Gates Sr., never mentions “income tax” in his ads, he calls it, “Good for Washington.”
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TONASKET – The Tonasket School Board is anticipating more cuts in their budget from the state after a six percent cut was already enacted.
Medical Records employee Kathy Range and Assisted Living employee Linda Brandt, who’ve both worked at North Valley Hospital since 1973, were chosen to cut the ceremonial ribbon during the Grand Opening of the new hospital addition on Wednesday, Sept. 22
Lorna Jean Bevier of Riverside, Wash. joined her Lord on Sept. 12, 2010 at Tonasket Extended Care. She was born on Dec. 27, 1931 in Tonasket.
TONASKET – Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers spoke at the regular Tonasket Chamber of Commerce meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 14, stating that he has nothing to hide.
TONASKET – The Tonasket City Council learned the city was recently chosen to receive $126,500 for the Whitcomb Avenue Pedestrian Upgrade project during their meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 14.
KETTLE FALLS – The Tigers overcame a low scoring game in a defensive matchup against Kettle Falls to win 12-6 in overtime on Friday, Sept. 10.
TONASKET – The Tonasket High School soccer team won both of their first games of the season last week, first against Bridgeport and then against Oroville.
TONASKET – In their first three games of the season, the Tonasket High School volleyball team won two of three games, all at home.
TONASKET – The Seventh Annual Peace Festival will be at the Community Cultural Center on Saturday, Sept. 18 with Dana Lyons performing at 8 p.m.