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Marquise Marguerite Osiecki

Marquise Marguerite Osiecki

Marquise Marguerite Osiecki,48, of Oroville died on March 13 in Tonasket at North Valley Hospital. She was born in Monroe, Mich. on April 4, 1962 to Sandra [Duvall] and Harold Berthlett.

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Kristopher William Anderson

Kristopher William Anderson

The Celebration of Life and Candle light vigil for Kristopher William Anderson is scheduled for Sunday, March 27, 2011 at the Chief Tonasket Park, in Tonasket, Wash. at the Salmon viewing platform at 6:30 p.m.

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Tonasket boy advancing in Nashville Country Star competition

CONNELL – TJ Morgan, a senior at Tonasket High School, has advanced in this year’s Nashville Country Star competition to the semi-finals round, to be held in Connell on Saturday, March 26.

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Comanchero auction on Saturday

TONASKET – The Tonasket Comancheros are hosting their annual auction to raise money for the Tonasket Rodeo on Saturday, March 26 at the Tonasket Eagles.

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Tonasket police pursuit ends in apparent suicide

TONASKET – A Tonasket Police pursuit on Tuesday, March 15 ended in what police believe was a suicide south of Tonasket in front of Midway Building Supplies.

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Tonasket doctor cited for possession

TONASKET – Doctor William Lewis Dienst, Jr. was cited for possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia after being discovered with marijuana at North Valley Hospital on Wednesday, Feb. 23.

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State audit of hospital district details financial troubles

TONASKET – An audit of North Valley Hospital’s financials from Jan. 1, 2008 through Dec. 31, 2009 detailed the monetary problems the district is facing.

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Embracing the Keynesian myth: government is our savior

One of my liberal friends from the wet side sent me an email this week pointing out the hypocrisy of some of the Republican legislators in Wisconsin. Seems there are a number of them that are receiving farm subsidies. And according to my friend farm subsidies are just “welfare for the wealthy.” The implication is that no one with their head in the public trough can address the problems of government.

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Letters to the Editor, March 17

Some input on power bills

What in theworld is happening with our power bills? My last two single-month bills were$294! My December and January bill, combined, was $250.33. I’m sure that theautomatic meter reader is off on its calculations! Am I the only one (exceptfor a few close friends) that is complaining about these new charges? Why andfor what are we paying for?

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Ruth Lakin

Ruth Lakin

Memorial services will be held Saturday, March 19, 2011 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Oroville Senior Center. If you have pictures or memories you’d like to share please bring them. Refreshments will be served.

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