Ryan Kester tying the last string of the Tonasket Chamber of Commerce’s sign welcoming Olympic travelers to town on Friday, Feb. 5. The sign was made by Jerry Bradley at Stampede Signs, who also helped to hang the sign on the flag poles in front of The Junction with the permission of Sam Buchert. Photo by Terry Mills
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The beauty of the Constitution is in its simplicity. The First Amendment is one sentence. My college English professor would say it is a horribly constructed run on sentence, but it is one sentence – clear, concise and to the point. Where we get into trouble is when we allow the lawyers to read things into it that are not there.
Bad century for conservatives
The publisher’s “Toughweek for progressives” editorial had me smiling. I’ll guess that weprogressives will be able to weather the loss of AirAmerica. After all, we’llstill have all that wonderful left-leaning propaganda on NPR. But I’m wonderingif it ever occurred to Bill Forhan that while we liberals might not have had agood week last week (although personally none of the things he mentioned are abig deal to me) conservatives have had a bad century, and an even worsemillennium.
TONASKET – The Tonasket Visitor’s and Business Resource needs volunteers to help keep the center open and bring in volunteers.
OKANOGAN – The murder trials for three defendants in a March 2009 murder case have been continued until April 6 while one defendant remains set to begin trial on March 9.
CHELAN – After playing their best game of the season at home against Lake Roosevelt, the Tonasket girls’ basketball team traveled to Chelan where they lost 54-19.
CHELAN – After losing two more league games, the Tonasket boys’ basketball team is now looking for a way to end their season on a positive note.
TONASKET – With a 45-28 home victory over Chelan on Friday, Jan. 29, the Tonasket wrestling team (5-2) finished their season third in the Caribou Trail League.
Bill “Unc” Rotter, age 85, of Tonasket died on Monday, Jan. 25, 2010 in East Wenatchee. He was born on Aug. 28, 1924 in Seattle to parents Benjamin and Margaret Rotter.
Clara Isabelle Burton, 81, of Tonasket went to be with the Lord on Jan. 30, 2010 at home surrounded by her family. Clara was born on July 12, 1928 in Washington, Mo., the oldest of twelve children born to Frank and Kathryn Cline.