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Property rights meeting draws big crowd to Agriplex

OKANOGAN – The first Coalition for Property Rights meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 3 was successful, with 850 people from Okanogan County in attendance in the Fairgrounds Agriplex.

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Patrick Plum will be Tonasket’s new mayor

TONASKET – With no more votes to count, it appears former Tonasket Councilman Patrick Plumb will now step into the mayor’s position.

According to Monday’s unofficial vote count, Plumb received 190 votes, or 56 percent of the votes cast in the Tuesday, Nov. 3 general election. His opponent, Joyce Fancher, a sitting councilwoman, received 150, or 43.73 percent of the vote.

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Tonasket’s Damon Halvorsen running behind Cashmere’s Roman Velazquez during the cross country district meet on Thursday, Oct. 29. Halvorsen finished the meet in second place with a time of 16:46. Submitted by Bob Thornton

Tonasket’s Halvorsen headed to state cross country meet

WENATCHEE – After running strong and finishing the district meet in second place, Tonasket’s Damon Halvorsen will be running at the state cross country meet in Pasco on Sun Willows golf course on Saturday, Nov. 7 at noon.

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Tonasket defensive back Keegan McCormick tackling an Omak running back on Thursday, Oct. 29. The Pioneers were too fast for the Tigers and Tonasket lost at home 48-7. Photo by Terry Mills

Tigers not fast enough in 48-7 home loss

TONASKET – The Tigers weren’t fast enough to stop a balanced Omak football team during their home game on Thursday, Oct. 29 and they lost 48-7.

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Construction on new hospital addition coming along

TONASKET – Construction on the new hospital addition is coming along, as was reported during the North Valley Hospital board’s meeting on Thursday, Oct. 29.

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Tonasket City Council still considering four way stop at 4th and Whitcomb

TONASKET – The city council is still considering placing a four-way stop at the intersection of Fourth and Whitcomb after a Department of Transportation representative attended their meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 27.

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School districts to community: if you’re sick, stay at home

TONASKET – The Tonasket School District Board of Directors announced they will run a levy on April 27, 2010 during their board meeting on Monday, Oct. 26.

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Chris MacFarland

A gathering in celebration of the life of Chris MacFarland will be held on Saturday, Nov. 7 at 2 p.m. at the Tonasket Senior Center.

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Resignation opens door for write-in candidates for Oroville School Board

NORTH COUNTY – In addition to a $7 million hospital bond issue, voters are being asked to decide who will be Tonasket’s next mayor and who will sit in an Oroville School Director’s position after the incumbent was forced to drop out of the race.

The ballots for the upcoming general election are due on Tuesday, Nov. 3.

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Tonasket sophomore running back John Stedtfeld scoring the fifth Tonasket touchdown during the Tiger’s game with the Lake Roosevelt Raiders on Friday, Oct. 16. Also shown is Raider freshman linebacker Shawn Waters, who was unable to stop Stedtfeld’s f

All Tigers play in 50-6 victory over Raiders

TONASKET – The Tigers were pumped up and roaring to go before their game against the Lake Roosevelt Raiders on Friday, Oct. 16 and their intensity stayed high during their 50-6 victory.

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