EAST WENATCHEE – In an unusual district tennis tournament that was held outside of the district, rescheduled due to rain and stalled due to rain on the second day, one of the most unusual aspects occurred when the third place boys’ singles player was determined through a game of rock, paper, scissors.
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Our Mom presented our Dad with the greatest birthday gift of all. Ruth passed away peacefully, May 18, 2011 (Our Dad’s birthday) at North Valley Extended Care in Tonasket, joining her husband, Cecil of 60 years.
TONASKET – As they are required to by law after each census, the Tonasket School District approved the new boundaries for the directors’ districts during their meeting on Monday, May 23.
OKANOGAN COUNTY – The Okanogan River breached the 15-foot flood stage south of Tonasket on Monday, May 23 and began spilling over into the surrounding lands, raising flood concerns between Tonasket and Oroville.
“The extent to which the lowlands flood between Oroville and Tonasket is expected,” Scott Miller, director of the Okanogan County Emergency Management Department said Monday. “We’re at 15.3 feet right now and we’re expecting the water to reach 16- feet by Memorial Day. The peak is expected to be at 17 feet before June 7.”
Last week Newt Gingrich announced his intention to seek the Republican nomination for President. That prompted an explosion of speculation on the talk show circuit about who else might enter the fray. Names like Mitt Romney, Ron Paul, Mitch Daniels, Tim Pawlenty, Michele Bachmann, and of course Donald Trump were the buzz of the week. Who else will challenge Obama?
Anna Marie Applebee, 66, of Oroville, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Wednesday, May 11 at the Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee.
The family of Walter M. Sawyer would like to invite you to a celebration in honor of Walter’s life to be held at the Tonasket Eagles on Saturday, May 21 at 11 a.m.
Jane Brown, age 80, died at home May 12 in Tonasket four months after being diagnosed with breast cancer.
On the 12th day of May 2011, Mildred Thornton, a gentle loving servant of God went to rest awaiting the Judgment Day.
William A. “Bill” Stowe, age 85, passed away peacefully at his home in Sutherlin, Ore., on April 30, 2011.