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Tonasket 10-year-old part of Kelloggs video shoot

TONASKET – In the words of Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes mascot Tony the Tiger, Bailey Griffin “is great!”

Bailey, a 10-year-old fifth grader at Tonasket Elementary School, is one of four finalists for the Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes Earn Your Stripes (EYS) program with the chance to win the second annual Youth Achievement Award at the 2009 ESPY Breakfast. As a runner in the Girls on the Run program, which is sponsored nationally by Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes, Bailey was eligible to apply for this award.

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Tonasket to develop Capital Improvement Plan

TONASKET – The Tonasket City Council approved a consulting contract at their meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 10 to develop a Capital Improvement Plan.

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Tonasket school board fills district four position

TONASKET – The Tonasket School Board filled the vacant District Four position at their regular board meeting on Monday, Feb. 9.

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Eagle Canyon development proposal draws controversy among neighbors

OKANOGAN – The State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) appeal hearing for the Eagle Canyon Long Plat 2008-8 will be on Tuesday, Feb. 17 at 2 p.m. in the Commissioner’s Board Room.

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Residents of Tonasket and the surrounding area enjoying the Tonasket Kiwanis 25th Annual Ground Hog Dinner on Saturday, Feb. 7, in the Tonasket High School Commons. Kiwanis Treasurer Jack Gavin said about 326 meals were served. The money raised goes to fu

Raising Money for Tonasket Youth

Residents of Tonasket and the surrounding area enjoying the Tonasket Kiwanis 25th Annual Ground Hog Dinner on Saturday, Feb. 7, in the Tonasket High School Commons. Kiwanis Treasurer Jack Gavin said about 326 meals were served. The money raised goes to fu

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Tonasket School District recognized for outstanding bus maintenance

TONASKET – At the school board meeting on Monday, Jan. 26, Superintendent Randy Hauff announced that the Tonasket School District had been recognized for their outstanding bus maintenance.

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Tonasket will raise water and sewer rates

TONASKET – The city council decided on a 2.5 percent rate increase for a water and sewer ordinance at their meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 27.

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The Lady Hornet's Kayla McKinney brings the ball down court against the Entiat Tigers. McKinney, a 5'5" junior places in the guard position and is one of the Hornet's best ball handlers.

Lady Hornets hope to move up in league standings

OROVILLE – The Lady Hornets faced Liberty Bell and Soap Lake last week, but were unable to come up with their a win.

Oroville took on the league-leading Liberty Bell Lions on the road Tuesday, Jan 27 and fell 27 to 53 in a game plagued by Hornet turnovers.

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Tonasket senior Cierra Silverthorn tries to make a shot against the Chelan defense on Saturday, Jan 31. Tonasket won 47-44.

Tonasket Lady Tigers beat number one team in the league

TONASKET – After a hard loss to Lake Roosevelt, the Tonasket girls basketball team came back to beat Chelan, the number one team in the Caribou Trail League.

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Tonasket senior Jeramy Dellinger jumps to make a shot over Joe Harris, a junior from Chelan, on Saturday, Jan. 31 Tonasket lost 81-42.Photo by Terry Mills

Tonasket Boys Basketball showing improvement

TONASKET – The Tonasket boys basketball team improved their performances against Lake Roosevelt and Chelan last week.

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