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Brandon Weller in the #44 car, the lime green Rough and Tough station wagon, helps to sandwich another car during the Tonasket Demolition Derby presented by the Commancheros Rodeo Club. Weller won three heats and the overall prize as the last car still ru

Brandon Weller wins Tonasket Demo Derby

TONASKET – A hometown favorite, Brandon Weller, was the overall winner of this year’s Tonasket Demolition Derby in the aptly-named lime green Rough and Tough 1974 Town and Country station wagon.

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Edward Winslow

Edward Winslow

Edward Winslow, of Tonasket, died Tuesday morning, Aug. 30, 2011 at the age of 97.

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Letters to the Editor, Sept. 1 issue

More problems on Hwy. 7
Dear Editor,
Itseems like we, the residents of Highway 7, have adjusted to the fact that thereseems to be no speed limit on Highway 7, our pets do not have a chance if theyhappen to wander out or to the side of the road! I really miss myseven-year-old spade female Siamese, Sissy.

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Ruth Marie Curtis Boothman

Ruth Marie Curtis Boothman

Ruth Marie Curtis Boothman was born in Loomis, Wash on May 31, 1928., the youngest daughter of Herb and May Curtis. She passed away on July 24, 2011.

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Mary Kay Shaw Morris

Mary Kay Shaw Morris

Mary Kay Shaw Morris passed away Aug. 23, 2011 at home in Veneta, Ore., after a valiant struggle with lung cancer, with her husband Mike by her side.

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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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