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Amy Johnson running at the Omak-Chelan Tonasket Dual on Wednesday, Sept. 30. Spear finished the 2.1 mile two lap course with a time of 16:33.Submitted by Bob Thornton

Tonasket cross country teams running together for better times

CHELAN – The Tonasket boys and girls cross country teams are learning to run together in order to push each other for better times, as they proved during the Omak-Chelan Tonasket dual.

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Tonasket goalie junior Stefanie Brunell kicking the ball away from the Tonasket goal and back into Okanogan territory during Tonasket’s home game against Okanogan on Tuesday, Sept. 29.Photo by Emily Hanson

Tonasket girls’ soccer losses to Okanogan and Liberty Bell

WINTHROP – The Tonasket girls’ soccer team ended last week with a loss to Liberty Bell after losing to Okanogan earlier in the week.

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Tonasket junior Brooke Ray jumps up to hit the ball over the net during Tonasket’s home game against Omak on Tuesday, Sept. 29. Also shown are junior Jessica Rhoads (#11), sophomore Amber Kilpatrick (#3) and sophomore Taylor Ayers (#2).Photo by Emily Ha

Tonasket volleyball still winless in Caribou Trail League

TONASKET – After two home games in their fourth week of play, the Tonasket volleyball team is still winless in the Caribou Trail League.

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New Tonasket teachers (L-R) Amy Cheeseman and Lisa Spear

New teachers in Tonasket School District feel welcome

TONASKET – The new teachers in the Tonasket School District say they feel welcomed by the community since school started.

“The Tonasket School District has been wonderful,” Amy Cheeseman, part-time third grade teacher, part-time reading intervention instructor at Tonasket Elementary School, said. “From day one I have felt welcomed, supported and encouraged. It is comforting to be working in such a close knit community.”

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Clara Louise Grace

Clara Louise Grace died peacefully at North Valley Extended Care in Tonasket on Sept. 25, 2009.

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Joyce Birch

Joyce Elaine (Sloan) Birch

Joyce Elaine (Sloan) Birch was born in Nine Mile Falls, Wash. on Nov. 11, 1932, the second daughter of Orville and Helena Sloan. She passed away in Spokane on Oct. 1, 2009.

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Second annual Breast Cancer Awareness Month in North Valley Hospital Distri

TONASKET – The second annual Breast Cancer Awareness Month has begun in the North Valley Hospital District and will continue throughout the month of October.

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Tonasket junior linebacker Dustin Silverthorn takes down a Cascade running back as sophomore linebacker John Stedtfeld rushes to assist in the tackle during Tonasket’s away game against Cascade on Friday, Sept. 25.Photo by Emily Hanson

Tigers inconsistent in 41-13 loss to Cascade

LEAVENWORTH – Looking at the statistics of Tonasket’s away game against Cascade on Friday, Sept. 25, the final score of 41-13 seems like a mistake, but an inconsistent Tonasket team and a fast-moving Cascade team made the difference.

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Tonasket senior April Webber dug deep to return the ball to Chelan during Tonasket’s home loss on Tuesday, Sept. 22.Photo by Terry Mills

Tonasket volleyball still searching for first league win

OKANOGAN – The Tonasket volleyball team is still searching for their first league win after ending their third week of play with losses at home and away.

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Tonasket freshman Kelly Cruz works on stealing the ball from a Brewster girl during Tonasket’s home win on Tuesday, Sept. 22.Photo by Emily Hanson

Tiger girls’ soccer takes down Brewster; falls to Cascade and Cashmere

CASHMERE – After a win over Brewster earlier in the week, the Tonasket girls’ soccer team fell to Cascade and Cashmere on the road.

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