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Richard W. Dearmin

Richard W. Dearmin

Richard ‘Dick’ W. Dearmin, age 78, passed away May 14, 2011, in Wenatchee.

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Two arrested on drug charges in Tonasket

TONASKET – Two were arrested on Saturday, May 28 when the Tonasket Police Department served a search warrant upon a Tonasket resident.

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State of Emergency declared in Tonasket

TONASKET – A state of emergency was declared in Tonasket by Mayor Patrick Plumb on Tuesday, June 7.

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Tigers take fourth at state tennis

YAKIMA – Both the boys and girls Tonasket High School tennis teams took fourth place at the 1B/2B/1A State Tennis Tournament at the Yakima Tennis Center from Friday, May 27 through Saturday, May 28.

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Tonasket junior John Stedtfeld charges toward junior Kris Marthini to hand-off the final round of the men’s 4x100 relay at the 1A State Track Meet in Cheney at Eastern Washington University on Saturday, May 28. Photo by Bob Thornton

Marthini 3rd, relay team 4th at state track

CHENEY – The boys from the Tonasket High School men’s track team ran hard and placed high at the 1A State Track and Field Championships held at Eastern Washington University in Cheney on Friday, May 27 and Saturday, May 28.

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Michael Mathew Riste

Michael Mathew Riste

Michael Mathew Riste was born March 14, 1948 in Tonasket, to Dorothy and Robert Riste of Oroville. He was raised on the Ellemeham mountain ranch until it was sold and the family moved to Oroville. Mike entered the U.S. Army in 1966 and served several tours in Viet Nam and then got out in 1983.

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Joseph W. Mundt

Joseph ‘Joe’ Mundt, age 86, died at the Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee May 24, 2011.

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Tonasket city affirms Founders Day theme

TONASKET – At the regular meeting of the Tonasket City Council on Tuesday, May 24, Mayor Patrick Plumb read a proclamation which affirms the theme of Founders Day, which is “Home Town Heroes.”

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No horses at Tonasket rodeo this weekend

TONASKET – Due to the highly contagious outbreak of EHV-1, or equine herpes, which has hit the Western United States, there will be no horses at this weekend’s Tonasket Founders Day Rodeo.

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Founders Day Parade begins at 11 a.m. on Saturday

TONASKET – The annual Tonasket Founders Day Parade, with the theme of Hometown Heroes, will begin at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 4 with a performance by the Seattle Cossacks Motorcycle Stunt Team at the end of the parade.

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