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Don Henderson

Don Henderson

Don Henderson, age 76, of Tonasket died Aug. 21, 2011 at home

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Audrey D. Schwartz

Audrey D. Schwartz, 96, passed away Aug. 8, 2011 in Riverside, Wash. She was born July 14, 1915. Audrey assembled planes at Lockheed.

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Patsy Louise Jennings Milner Barnes

Patsy Louise Jennings Milner Barnes was born Oct.8, 1927 at her family’s farm near Tupelo, Okla., and passed away Aug. 1, 2011 in her home at Oroville after a long battle with cancer.

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Buoys mark the channel where the No Wake Zone begins between Osoyoos Lake Veterans Memorial Park and Zosel Dam downstream. The slower speed helps to protect wildlife which are abundant in the area, as well as preventing shoreline erosion. Photos by Gary D

Oroville still working on new ‘no wake’ ordinance

OROVILLE – The Oroville City Council heard an update on the effort to draft a new No Wake Ordinance governing watercraft traveling the channel between Osoyoos Lake Veterans Park and Zosel Dam.

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Wendy Lou Winslow

Wendy Lou Winslow

Wendy Lou Winslow, age 52, passed away on Aug. 4, 2011 at home in Ronald, Wash.

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Windom Darius Barnett

Windom Darius Barnett, age 90, of Tonasket died Aug. 10, 2011 at 11:30 a.m. in Tonasket.

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Editorial Gary Mug

G-T will miss NCW Media, but welcomes Sound Publishing

As you may have already read on our website, or heard through the grapevine, the G-T has been purchased, or should I say traded, for the Wenatchee Business Journal to Sound Publishing by our former publishers NCW Media Inc.

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Ardith Kathryn Nelson

Ardith Kathryn Nelson, age 81, of Oroville died Aug. 6, 2011 at Central Washington Hospital in Wenatchee. She was born May 23, 1930 at home, in Boy River, Minn., to Brad and Mae Robinson.

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Kindra Anderson has opened Dirty Paws Pet Grooming at 2311 N. Highway 97 in Oroville. Photo by Charlene Helm

Dirty Paws Pet Grooming opens in Oroville

OROVILLE – Dirty Paws Pet Grooming recently opened at 2311 N. Highway 97 in Oroville by Kindra Anderson.

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The Ground Breaking Ceremony for the new Oroville Station of the U.S. Border Patrol located south of the U.S.-Canada Port of Entry on the west side of Highway 97 took place on Tuesday, July 12. Among those participating in the shovel ceremony were the Dir

Breaking Ground for new Border Patrol Station

OROVILLE – The Ground Breaking Ceremony for the new Oroville Station of the U.S. Border Patrol located south of the U.S.-Canada Port of Entry on the west side of Highway 97 took place on Tuesday, July 12.

The new state-of-the-art secure facility meets eco-friendly LEED component certification and will be strategically located near the Oroville Port of Entry. The $15 million project supports operationally required expansion in staffing, technology and infrastructure. During the station’s year-long construction, the agents will be deployed full time on horse patrols, boat patrols, ATVs and snowmobiles and will be operating out of the current Oroville Station location.

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