Margaret “Nan” Ann Diamond, 71, of Tonasket, died Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010.
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WATERVILLE – The jury in the murder trial of Lacey Hirst-Pavek reached a guilty verdict just before 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 16 after beginning deliberations at 9 a.m.
Hirst-Pavek was on trial for her involvement in the murder of Michelle Kitterman during the early morning hours of March 1, 2009. Kitterman’s family, mother Tracy, twin sister Danielle and older sister Melinda were in Douglas County Superior Court along with other family and friends to hear the verdict.
At 2:15 p.m., Judge John Hotchkiss announced the jury’s guilty verdict for Hirst-Pavek’s charges of first degree premeditated murder and first degree manslaughter of an unborn quick child. Hirst-Pavek’s parents and assorted family members were also in the courtroom when she was declared guilty of all charges, including the aggravated circumstances of an accomplice using a deadly weapon and knowing the victim was pregnant before the crime was committed.
TONASKET – Members of the Tonasket High School 2010 volleyball team were presented with awards during their banquet on Tuesday, Nov. 9.
Stephen “TP” R. Abel, 46, passed away Saturday afternoon, Nov. 13, 2010 at his residence following an extended illness.
John Antone Gruzensky, age 89 of Oroville, passed away Saturday, Nov. 13, 2010.
Kevin Owsley was born July 19, 1966 in Troy, N.Y. and passed away Nov. 1, 2010 in Lakewood, Wash.
Limit religious freedoms?
Watchingthe news about the Western Boro Church! If it is a church it belongs to Satanas far as I can see. When the belief of any group of people race’s hate orwhat, can jeopardize the liberty and freedom or even lives or destroy what thisnation stands for, then I believe there should be some kind of law orlimitation on what freedom really is!
TONASKET – The theme of the 2010 Tonasket High School Veterans Day Assembly, held on Wednesday, Nov. 10, was “We honor those who served” and the students accomplished this through poetry readings, song and more.
OROVILLE – The 2010 Veterans Day Assembly was held at Oroville High School from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 11 and put on by the 2010 Senior Class.
TONASKET – The Tonasket City Council is still deciding on whether or not to raise property taxes by one percent for 2011.