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Tonasket senior Terrell Cross jumps up to stop Chelan freshman Michael Amsel, Jr. (20) from scoring during Tonasket’s home loss to Chelan on Tuesday, Dec. 15. Also shown is junior Corbin Moser (32). Photo by Terry Mills

Tigers looking for a way to stop losing streak

TONASKET – With losses in their first two league games of the season, the Tiger losing streak has increased to 19 and their head coach said they need to find a way to stop it.

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Tonasket sophomore Amber Kilpatrick tries to get around Brewster junior Corina Gebbers during the Tigers’ home loss to Brewster on Friday, Dec. 18. Photo by Emily Hanson

Lady Tigers winless but improving

TONASKET – Despite losing their first two league games, the Tonasket girls’ basketball team is showing improvement, their head coach says.

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Tigers wrestle to 36th place tie at Tri-State

COUER dALENE – The Tonasket Tigers wrestled their way to a tie for 36th place among 55 schools at the Tri-State tournament on Friday, Dec. 18 and Saturday, Dec. 19.

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Tonasket junior Zach Neal shoots the ball over Oroville senior Brandon Funston during Tonasket’s home victory over Oroville on Tuesday, Dec. 8. Photo by Terry Mills

Tonasket boys’ basketball wins first game over Oroville in four years

TONASKET – For the first time in four years, the Tonasket boys’ basketball team beat Oroville on Wednesday, Dec. 8 56-55.

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Oroville senior Kayla McKinney making a shot over Tonasket junior Jerian Ashley during Oroville’s away game at THS on Tuesday, Dec. 8. Also shown is Tonasket junior Shelby Olma (20). Photo by Terry Mills

Lady Hornets beat Tigers 33-22

TONASKET – For the first time in years, the Oroville girls’ basketball team beat the Tonasket Tigers on Tuesday, Dec. 8, 33-22.

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Dorthyan Lund

Dorthyan Lund

Dorthyan Lund, age 92, passed away on Nov. 26, 2009 in Sammamish, Wash. She was born in Portland, Ore. to Florence and James W. Ethington on May 24, 1917.

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Thelma G. Blackmore

Thelma G. Blackmore, age 68, of Oroville died on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2009 at her home in Oroville.

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Outgoing Tonasket Mayor Patrick Walter received a plaque at the last regular city council meeting honoring his years of service.

Special meeting set for Dec. 22 to discuss 2010 Tonasket employee salaries

TONASKET – The city council set a special meeting for Tuesday, Dec. 22 at 7 p.m. to discuss the 2010 salaries of city employees during their regular meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 8.

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Freedom of speech not limited to individuals

The Catholic Church has finally decided to take a stand against the powerful Kennedy clan. Bishop Thomas Tobin has asked Senator Edward Kennedy not to take Communion because of his open support of abortion. Kennedy’s position is in direct conflict with the church’s teaching on the abortion issue.

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A crowd of about 50 people met at the Virginia Grainger Elementary School on Thursday, Dec. 3 to continue discussions on the Okanogan County Comprehensive Plan. Jon Wyss of the coalition was the main speaker. Photos by Emily Hanson

Coalition for Property Rights still working on Comp Plan

OKANOGAN – About fifty people were in attendance for the latest meeting of the Okanogan Coalition for Property Rights at the Virginia Grainger Elementary School on Thursday, Dec. 3.

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