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Former Oroville man doing well in Olympic Biathlon

VANCOUVER, B.C. – Jeremy Teela, who was born in Tonasket and raised in Oroville, was in ninth place after the first day of the biathlon event at the 2010 Winter Olympics as of Monday, Feb. 15.

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Tonasket senior Andrew Grillo wrestling David Sorenson from Cascade in the 160 pound weight class at the District 6 Tournament in Chelan on Saturday, Feb. 6. Grillo felled Sorenson and went on to finish the tournament as the champion and will be wrestling

Tonasket wrestles to 3rd place at Districts

CHELAN – The Tonasket wrestling team finished in third place at the District Tournament in Chelan, held on Friday, Feb. 5 and Saturday, Feb. 6.

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Tonasket junior Michelle Carlson tries to make a shot despite some Okanogan Bulldog’s best efforts to tip it during Tonasket’s home game on Tuesday, Feb. 2. Photo by Terry Mills

Lady Tigers final basketball game Saturday

TONASKET – After two home losses last week, the Tonasket girls’ basketball team is traveling to Cashmere for their final game of the season.

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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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