RIVERSIDE – The Okanogan Valley is not known for being a hot earthquake zone, but Friday, Nov. 18, proved to be an exception as a magnitude 4.6 temblor rattled the area.
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Gordon D. Stangland, 91, Tonasket, died suddenly and peacefully on Monday, Nov. 7, 2011 from complications of leukemia.
Leon Fritz Sr., age 79, of Oroville passed away Nov. 12, 2011 in Wenatchee.
George D. Parker, 73, of Tonasket, passed away suddenly Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011 and went to be with the Lord.
Garnet S. Harnasch was born to William and Lucille Harnasch in Chesaw March 24, 1921 and passed away Nov. 2, 2011 in Colville, Wash.
Mrs. Kay Rose Shearer, age 58, died at her daughter Stephanie’s home in Maple Valley, Wash., she was surrounded by her family on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011. The cause was cancer. Kay was born July 29, 1953.
TONASKET – Discussion of the 2012 ad valorem tax and the continuation of the water and sewer project continued at the Tuesday, Oct. 25, Tonasket City Council meeting, but decision on future action was tabled on both issues. Meanwhile….
OROVILLE – Bella Amore, a new retail gift shop, has opened at 1202A Main St. in Oroville and plans a grand opening on Friday, Nov. 11.
Pasqualino Tiberio passed away on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011 after a difficult battle with lung cancer.
Jon C. Stephan, a resident of Entiat, died Friday, Oct. 14, 2011.