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, age 62, of Tonasket passed away peacefully at home on Jan. 6, 2011 after a long fight against his cancer.
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.
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.
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.
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.
TONASKET – The Tumbleweed Film Festival details were presented during the Tonasket Chamber of Commerce meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 8.
TONASKET – The warrants for North Valley Hospital are still at $2.46 million after a slow January.
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.