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William Austin Stowe

William Austin Stowe

William A. “Bill” Stowe, age 85, passed away peacefully at his home in Sutherlin, Ore., on April 30, 2011.

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Bruce R. Stell & Betty Jean Stell

Bruce R. Stell passed away Nov. 20, 2010 and Betty Jean Stell passed away May 12, 2011. Bruce was born and raised in Delta, Colo. and Betty was born and raised in Terry, Mont.

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NVH District financial situation improving

TONASKET – Since the financial situation at the North Valley Hospital District is improving, it was announced during the NVH board meeting on Thursday, May 12 that meetings between the board and the Okanogan County Commissioners and Treasurer are no longer required on a monthly basis.

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Tonasket School District staffing levels to remain steady next year

TONASKET – During the regular Tonasket School District board meeting on Monday, May 9, Superintendent Paul Turner announced the staffing levels in the district would remain steady next year.

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Tonasket gets $24,000 planning grant for water-sewer project

TONASKET – The Tonasket City Council announced during their regular meeting on Tuesday, May 10 they had received a $24,000 Community Development Block Grant planning-only grant from the Department of Commerce for their water/sewer project.

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Blue Star Mothers Meet Monthly

Meetings 3rd Wednesday of each month at 7pm, rotating between Oroville and Tonasket for convenience of members.

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Obama did what he said he would do

My regular readers will probably find it difficult to accept my congratulations to President Obama for killing Osama Bin Laden. It was one of the few things Obama promised during his campaign where I agreed with him. During his campaign he said if he knew Osama was in Pakistan, he promised he would go in and get him. So congratulations to the President on this one.

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Letters to the Editor, May 12

Need answers

Colleen Sherlock was found dead over two months ago underextremely suspicious circumstances. She was found in the back seat of herburned car located behind a small hill off the Havillah Rd. just outside ofTonasket. There was no sign of a car going off the highway or over the side ofthe hill. The car had to have been driven there and burned.

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Duane Burl McKinney

Duane Burl McKinney, age 42 of Rathdrum, Idaho died April 30, 2011 at home.

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Brandi and Larry Clark are the new owners of Evolution Fitness Center of Tonasket.

Tonasket gym under new ownership

TONASKET – The Evolution Fitness Center of Tonasket was bought by Brandi and Larry Clark and they officially took control of the gym on April 7.

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