Eddie Colen ‘Bud’ Peery was born May 25, 1930 in Sweet Springs, Mo. to Opal and Emmit Peery. Bud met Joan Foster in 1948 while she was playing baseball. They married in 1949 in Clinton, Mo. Bud moved his family to Washington in 1954. During his youth he had many different jobs; his career as an adult was with the Palmer Lake Land Company, where he worked for 38 years before retiring in 1992.
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Bul unexpectedly passed away on Sept. 14, 2009 leaving an emptiness in the lives of all who knew and loved him.
Kent A. Kidwell was born in Tonasket on Nov. 10, 1957 at St. Martin’s Hospital to parents George and Darleene Kidwell. He died suddenly at his home in Willamina, Ore. on Sept. 14, 2009.
OKANOGAN – The murder trials for three of the defendants in the Michelle Kitterman case have been continued to Nov. 17.
OMAK – In their second meet of the year, a Tonasket cross country runner took first place for the girls while a Tonasket boy took second place.
CHELAN – For the first half of Tonasket’s football game against Chelan, it seemed the Tigers were in for a victory on the road, but mistakes in the third quarter and a hard-hitting Chelan team led to a Chelan 16-14 victory instead.
COULEE DAM – The Tigers volleyball finished their week off with a loss to Lake Roosevelt on the road on Thursday, Sept. 17.
The away loss came two days after the Tigers lost to Brewster at home on Tuesday, Sept. 15.
LEAVENWORTH – The Tonasket volleyball team finished their first week of play with a loss to Cascade last week after losing to Oroville earlier in the week.
BRIDGEPORT – The Tonasket girls’ soccer team ended their first week of play with a win against Bridgeport.
TONASKET – The Tigers girls’ cross country team finished the Tonasket Invite in second place with 65 points, behind only Chelan with 21 points, while the boys’ team finished in third place with 64 points behind Chelan with 44 points and Republic with 31 points.