TONASKET – The Tonasket High School soccer team won both of their first games of the season last week, first against Bridgeport and then against Oroville.
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TONASKET – In their first three games of the season, the Tonasket High School volleyball team won two of three games, all at home.
TONASKET – The Seventh Annual Peace Festival will be at the Community Cultural Center on Saturday, Sept. 18 with Dana Lyons performing at 8 p.m.
TONASKET – During the regular North Valley Hospital District board meeting on Thursday, Sept. 9, the warrants were announced as being at $2,765,000 as of that morning.
Douglas County Sheriff’s deputies are no longer actively searching for the body of 63-year-old Gary Rillera of Tonasket, in the Columbia River near Bridgeport.
On the afternoon of Saturday, Sept. 4, the Sheriff’s Office received a report of a missing fisherman near Bridgeport. According to Paul Cheng of Renton who was with Rillera when they were fishing approximately one mile west of Bridgeport in the Columbia in a 10 foot motorized inflatable boat. Due to high winds and rough waters, they decided to return to Marina Park in Bridgeport. Cheng felt the boat shift and turned to see that Rillera, who was not wearing a life jacket, had fallen into the water. Cheng tried to throw a life jacket to Rillera but was unable to get it close to him. Unfamiliar with boat operations, Cheng then tried to turn the boat around to retrieve Rillera…
GRAND COULEE – The Tonasket High School football team dominated the Lake Roosevelt Raiders 44-16 in their season opener on Friday, Sept. 3.
Veteran Arthur Leroy Hart of Port Orchard, Wash., passed away Sept. 2, 2010.
TONASKET – A series of three weekly diabetes education workshops is beginning on Monday, Sept. 13 in the North Valley Hospital Board Room.
TONASKET – Tonasket High School students are working this year to follow the school year theme of “Make your life a song to remember.”
OKANOGAN COUNTY – The Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) recently announced that the Industrial Fire Precaution Level (IFPL) is decreasing in parts of Okanogan County.