William A. “Bill” Stowe, age 85, passed away peacefully at his home in Sutherlin, Ore., on April 30, 2011.
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Bruce R. Stell passed away Nov. 20, 2010 and Betty Jean Stell passed away May 12, 2011. Bruce was born and raised in Delta, Colo. and Betty was born and raised in Terry, Mont.
TONASKET – Since the financial situation at the North Valley Hospital District is improving, it was announced during the NVH board meeting on Thursday, May 12 that meetings between the board and the Okanogan County Commissioners and Treasurer are no longer required on a monthly basis.
TONASKET – During the regular Tonasket School District board meeting on Monday, May 9, Superintendent Paul Turner announced the staffing levels in the district would remain steady next year.
TONASKET – The Tonasket City Council announced during their regular meeting on Tuesday, May 10 they had received a $24,000 Community Development Block Grant planning-only grant from the Department of Commerce for their water/sewer project.
Meetings 3rd Wednesday of each month at 7pm, rotating between Oroville and Tonasket for convenience of members.
My regular readers will probably find it difficult to accept my congratulations to President Obama for killing Osama Bin Laden. It was one of the few things Obama promised during his campaign where I agreed with him. During his campaign he said if he knew Osama was in Pakistan, he promised he would go in and get him. So congratulations to the President on this one.
Colleen Sherlock was found dead over two months ago underextremely suspicious circumstances. She was found in the back seat of herburned car located behind a small hill off the Havillah Rd. just outside ofTonasket. There was no sign of a car going off the highway or over the side ofthe hill. The car had to have been driven there and burned.
Duane Burl McKinney, age 42 of Rathdrum, Idaho died April 30, 2011 at home.
TONASKET – The Evolution Fitness Center of Tonasket was bought by Brandi and Larry Clark and they officially took control of the gym on April 7.