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Kody Kramer, a senior at Pacific University, is a former Oroville Hornet Wrestler.

Kody Kramer has best finish for Pacific University in Mike Clock Open

FOREST GROVE, Ore. – Kody Kramer, a senior at Pacific University, finished fifth at 157 pounds to be the top finisher for the Pacific men’s wrestling team as they played host to the Mike Clock Open at the Stoller Center on Sunday.

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NVH warrants down to almost $2.6 million

TONASKET – With the North Valley Hospital District making payments of nearly $30,000 a week, the warrants had lowered to $2,610,000 by Friday, Nov. 19.

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Free Thanksgiving dinners offered locally

NORTH COUNTY – Free Thanksgiving dinners are being offered and all are welcome to partake in both Oroville and Tonasket.

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Many things to give thanks for this year

It is sometimes hard to find things to be thankful for as we approach the end of a difficult year, however, it is especially important at these troubling times that we take time to be thankful

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Letters to the Editor Week 47

Something stinks

Good friends of mine bought a home in AeneasValley in 1994. Their home has a septic system that was installed byprofessional installers at Herriman Speedy Septic Tank, Inc. Herriman, Inc.obviously did a great job on the installation, because my friends have neverhad any problem whatsoever with their septic system during the 16 years theyhave lived in their home.

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Marie Elizabeth Turner

Marie Elizabeth Turner, age 80, of Molson died on Friday, Nov. 19, 2010 at the North Valley Extended Care in Tonasket. She was born on Aug. 8, 1930 to Olie and Jessie Rise, at her grandparent’s home on Fletcher Mountain near Molson.

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Margaret ‘Nan’ Diamond

Margaret ‘Nan’ Diamond

Margaret “Nan” Ann Diamond, 71, of Tonasket, died Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010.

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Lacey Hirst-Pavek waits in handcuffs to be transported out of Douglas County Superior Court after a jury found her guilty of all charges, including first degree premeditate murder Tuesday, Nov. 16, in the killing of Michelle Kitterman.

Hirst-Pavek guilty of first degree murder

WATERVILLE – The jury in the murder trial of Lacey Hirst-Pavek reached a guilty verdict just before 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 16 after beginning deliberations at 9 a.m.

Hirst-Pavek was on trial for her involvement in the murder of Michelle Kitterman during the early morning hours of March 1, 2009. Kitterman’s family, mother Tracy, twin sister Danielle and older sister Melinda were in Douglas County Superior Court along with other family and friends to hear the verdict.

At 2:15 p.m., Judge John Hotchkiss announced the jury’s guilty verdict for Hirst-Pavek’s charges of first degree premeditated murder and first degree manslaughter of an unborn quick child. Hirst-Pavek’s parents and assorted family members were also in the courtroom when she was declared guilty of all charges, including the aggravated circumstances of an accomplice using a deadly weapon and knowing the victim was pregnant before the crime was committed.

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The only seniors on the Tonasket High School volleyball team, Jessica Rhoads, Taylor Ayers and Jayden Hawkins, enjoyed their final official get-together with the team at the volleyball banquet on Tuesday, Nov. 9. Photo by Terry Mills

Awards presented at volleyball banquet

TONASKET – Members of the Tonasket High School 2010 volleyball team were presented with awards during their banquet on Tuesday, Nov. 9.

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Stephen Abel

Stephen ‘TP’ R. Abel

Stephen “TP” R. Abel, 46, passed away Saturday afternoon, Nov. 13, 2010 at his residence following an extended illness.

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