Robert ‘Bob’ Bee Monroe, age 70, of Tonasket died on Thursday, Nov. 5, 2009 at North Valley Hospital in Tonasket. He was born on Jan. 13, 1939 in Marietta, Okla. to parents Claude and Audrey Monroe. Bob moved to Tonasket in 1974 where he resided with his wife and daughter. He worked at North Valley Hospital for 30 years.
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TONASKET – With one minute and 15 seconds left in the game, the Tonasket football field echoed with cries of “defense” as the Tigers worked hard to prevent the Lakeside Eagles from scoring. The effort paid off and the Tigers won 14-7 in their final game of the season.
PASCO – Tonasket sophomore Damon Halvorsen finished the state cross country meet at Sun Willows Golf Course in 16th place with a time of 17:17.
CASHMERE – The Tonasket volleyball team lost their final three games during their last weeks of the season.
OKANOGAN – The trials of four people suspected in the death of a pregnant Oroville woman have been continued until next year.
OROVILLE – Okanogan County has received a federal grant $106,000 grant for the development of the trailhead at Oroville for the Similkameen Connector Trail.
OKANOGAN – The first Coalition for Property Rights meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 3 was successful, with 850 people from Okanogan County in attendance in the Fairgrounds Agriplex.
TONASKET – With no more votes to count, it appears former Tonasket Councilman Patrick Plumb will now step into the mayor’s position.
According to Monday’s unofficial vote count, Plumb received 190 votes, or 56 percent of the votes cast in the Tuesday, Nov. 3 general election. His opponent, Joyce Fancher, a sitting councilwoman, received 150, or 43.73 percent of the vote.
WENATCHEE – After running strong and finishing the district meet in second place, Tonasket’s Damon Halvorsen will be running at the state cross country meet in Pasco on Sun Willows golf course on Saturday, Nov. 7 at noon.
TONASKET – The Tigers weren’t fast enough to stop a balanced Omak football team during their home game on Thursday, Oct. 29 and they lost 48-7.