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Photos by Brent Baker - Baylie Tyus goes up for two of her 17 points during Tonasket's overtime loss to Republic.

Tonasket girls fall twice at Brewster tourney

Playing their second game in as many days, the Tonasket girls basketball team dropped an overtime heartbreaker to Republic in the consolation game of the Brewster Christmas Tournament on Friday, Dec. 30, 40-39.

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Betty Lois Smith-Rodriguez

Betty Lois Smith-Rodriguez

Betty Lois Smith-Rodriguez, age 50, of Oroville, died Dec. 21, 2011 in Wenatchee. She was born March 11, 1961 to Fred and Elizabeth (Durham) Smith in Turrel, Ark.

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Sports Stats Dec. 18-24

If you missed the Stats-n-Stuff in this week’s print edition … here they are!

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The Tigers' Collin Aitcheson had his way in the 120 pound title bout at Thursday's NOHI tournament, winning by a 16-0 technical fall.

Tigers win Oroville’s NOHI

Tonasket’s wrestling team placed seven wrestlers in the championship matches of their respective weight classes to key a first place showing at Oroville’s North Okanogan Holiday Invitational on Thursday, Dec. 22.

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Sheriff’s department makes residential burglary and copper theft arrests

OKANOGAN – Tis the season for crime, at least that’s what the sheriff’s department has been experiencing as investigations have led to arrests for residential burglaries and thefts of copper wire.

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Sports Stats, Dec. 11-17

Boys Basketball Last week’s scores: Saturday, Dec. 17 Tonasket 77, Liberty Bell 60 (NL) Cheney 54, Okanogan 53 – 2 OT (NL) Pateros 61, Kittitas 51 (NL) Manson def. Waterville Lake Roosevelt 64, Wellpinit 34 (Lake Roosevelt tourney championship) Omak 77, Bridgeport 48 (Lake Roosevelt tourney consolation) Friday, Dec. 16 Cashmere 70, Brewster 51 (NL) [...]

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Six Tigers compete at Tri-State

COUER D’ALENE, ID – In 40 years the Tri-State Invitational has grown into one of the top high school wrestling tournaments in the country. Hosted by North Idaho College in Couer d’Alene, five states were represented this year as wrestlers from Washington, Oregon, Montana and Arizona converged on the North Idaho campus. Despite the fact [...]

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Larry D. Scriver

Larry D. Scriver, age 76, a lifetime resident of Tonasket, died Dec. 14, 2011 at his home.

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Theda Jones

Theda Jones

Theda Lee Balmes Jones was born March 30, 1925 in Oroville and passed away on Dec. 13, 2011.

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Lloyd Leon Pitt

Lloyd Leon Pitt

Lloyd Pitt, 83, of Tonasket, passed quietly in his home Dec. 12, 2011. He was born to Alvin and Mabel (Greenfeather) Pitt of Clearwater, Okla., on April 16, 1929.

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