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Leonard Hedlund and his wife Donna, in their home in Tonasket. Hedlund, who owned Hedlund Chevrolet for almost 36 years, recently retired and sold his dealership to Tony Booth.

The greatest move of his life

TONASKET – In September of 1973, Leonard Hedlund made the best move of his life.

That was when he bought what was to become Hedlund Chevrolet, from Bynum and Gene Robins of Oroville.

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Tonasket School Board passes 2009-2010 budget reductions

TONASKET – The Tonasket School Board passed the budget reductions for the 2009-2010 school year during their regular board meeting on Monday, May 4.

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Bailey Griffin (far right) with the Kellogg's film crew in the Tonasket Elementary School gym on Wednesday, Feb. 11. Griffin is one of four finalists for the Kellogg's Frosted Flakes Earn your stripes (ESPY) program and has the chance to win the second an

Voting for Griffin’s Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes Earn Your Stripes video begin

TONASKET – The voting for Bailey Griffin’s Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes Earn Your Stripes video begins online on Monday, May 18.

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Photo by Ian DunnJeff Mahlke batting for the Tigers against Cascade on Saturday, May 9. Tonasket lost their first game 10-9 and their second game 11-1.

Tonasket baseball season ends with double header loss to Cascade

LEAVENWORTH – The Tonasket baseball season ended with a double header loss to Cascade on Saturday, May 9.

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Photo by Emily HansonJoylnn Sullivan hitting the ball during her match against Lake Roosevelt on Friday, May 8. Sullivan played on the number one doubles team with Melissa Martinez and they defeated Mo Bell-Bart and Monica Warriors 6-3, 6-4.

Tonasket tennis players headed to districts

TONASKET – Several Tonasket tennis players are headed to the district matches next week after their last two regular season matches last week.

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Prosecutor’s office seeks to elevate charges against murder suspects

OKANOGAN – The prosecutor’s office has filed motions to elevate the charges against three of the defendants in the Michelle Kitterman murder case.

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A sign on the front of Hedlund Chevrolet which changed ownership on Friday, May 1. Tony Booth now owns OK Chevrolet in Tonasket. Photos by Emily Hanson

Hedlund Chevrolet now OK Chevrolet

TONASKET – The sale of Hedlund Chevrolet to Tony Booth became official on Friday, May 1. The business is now OK Chevrolet.

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Bob Drummond, photogrpahed here in 1968, came to Oroville from the silver area of Idaho's Silver Valley and served as school teacher, coach, high school principal and later as district superintendent. Photo courtesy of the Okanogan Borderlands Historical

Drummonds are May Festival Grand Marshals

OROVILLE – This year’s choice of members of the Drummond family as May Festival Grand Marshals is a tip of the hat to Bob Drummond, who started Oroville’s premier annual celebration 75 years ago.

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Oroville boys tennis beats Tonasket boys tennis

TONASKET – The Tonasket boys tennis team lost to the Oroville boys tennis team at home on Saturday, May 2.

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Tonasket School Board looks at worst case scenario budget reductions

TONASKET – The Tonasket School Board looked at worst-case-scenario budget savings goals for the 2009-2010 school year during their regular board meeting on Monday, April 27.

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