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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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Tonasket residents celebrate the Earth with Arbor Day Celebration

TONASKET – As Earth Week came to close, Tonasket residents celebrated the earth on Saturday, April 25 with an Arbor Day Celebration and a Plant and Seed Exchange.

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Photo by Emily HansonTeriqua Cholmondelely (left) and Vanessa Martinez (right), both from Tonasket, running in the women’s 100 m 33” hurdles during the Tonasket Invitational Track meet on Friday, April 17. Cholmondelely finished in first place and Mar

Oroville and Tonasket boys’ and girls’ track teams finish in top 10 at Tona

TONASKET – The Oroville and Tonasket boys’ and girls’ track teams finished in the top ten during the Tonasket Invitational track and field meet on Friday, April 17.

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Photo by Emily HansonJeovanny Polito (9) trying to kick the ball away from Omak during Tonasket’s home game on Thursday, April 16. The Tigers lost the game 3-0. Also shown are Michael Hulse (16) and Damien Rangel (15).

Tigers soccer lost two last week

BREWSTER – The Tonasket boys’ soccer team played a good game against Brewster but couldn’t find the win on Saturday, April 18.

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Tigers baseball 3-0 last week

COULEE DAM – The Tonasket baseball team finished up a successful week in Coulee Dam with a doubleheader win against Lake Roosevelt on Saturday, April 18.

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Approximately 400 people gathered at the Okanogan County Courthouse on Wednesday, April 15 for a Tax Day Tea Party. The gathered group heard speeches from several people and carried signs stating things like "Billions for Bankers," and "Common Sense Actio

Tax Day Tea Party gathers crowd at Okanogan County Courthouse

OKANOGAN – Approximately 400 people gathered at the Okanogan County Courthouse for a Tax Day Tea Party on Wednesday, April 15.

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David Eugene Richards, the fourth suspect in the Michelle Kitterman homicide investigation, entered a not guilty plea at his arraignment on Thursday, April 16. Photo by Emily Hanson

Fourth homicide suspect enters not guilty plea

OKANOGAN – The fourth suspect in the Michelle Kitterman homicide investigation entered a not guilty plea during his arraignment hearing in the Okanogan County Jail In-Custody Courtroom on Thursday, April 16.

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Lacey K. Hirst-Pavek, 33 of Tonasket, was arrested on March 31 for her alleged involvement in the Michelle Kitterman murder case. OCSO photo

Tonasket suspect allegedly paid $500 to have pregnant woman murdered

TONASKET – Lacey K. Hirst-Pavek, 33, Tonasket, was arrested on March 31 for her alleged involvement in the stabbing death of Michelle Kitterman, Oroville.

Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers said Hirst-Pavek was a person of interest from the beginning, but it took time to put the case together.

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Response has been overwhelming

The early response to my “blank page” opinion piece has been quite overwhelming. I have not tallied the actual survey entries yet, but will do that this week and report back next week (assuming my wife’s birthday celebrations don’t take too much of my editing time!).

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