OKANOGAN – The North Valley Hospital District Board met with the Okanogan County Commissioners and county treasurer on Tuesday, Jan. 26 to discuss their plan to pay off the $3.2 million in warrants they owe the county.
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TONASKET – The city council, along with the consultant from Highlands Associates, is working on the shoreline master plan.
Kurt Danison gave the council an update on the Okanogan County Planning Commission’s Comprehensive Plan and Critical Mass Plan before talking with them about the shoreline master plan during the meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 26. Danison explained to the council the Early Adopter Grant for the Shoreline Master Plans which are given to cities that adopt their shoreline master plans before 2010.
SPOKANE – After beating the Okanogan Bulldogs earlier in the week, the Tonasket wrestling team traveled to Spokane for the Dream Duals Tournament, where they didn’t fair as well.
BREWSTER – A series of away games ended with another loss for the struggling Tonasket girls’ basketball team last week.
BREWSTER – The Tonasket boys’ basketball team continued their league losing streak last week with two more losses on the road.
Sylvia Joan (Anglin) Vail passed away Jan. 14, 2010 in Monroe, Wash. Born to Lois Irene (Duvall) and Howard Marion Anglin in Bremerton , Wash. on Feb. 9, 1938, Sylvia moved with her family to Hanford, Wash. later settling in Naches where she grew up with a love of horses, holding a job at Erickson Stables. She loved to sing and loved classical and popular music from an early age. In high school, she participated in both concert band and marching band. She was an excellent seamstress. Sylvia graduated from Naches Valley High School in 1956, salutatorian of her class.
Glen Adrian Matthew Marchand, 59, of Oroville died on Jan. 20, 2010 at home in Oroville. He was born on Sept. 21, 1950 in Penticton, B.C. to parents George and Sophie Marchand.
Linda L. Pruitt, age 82, of Tonasket died on Friday, Jan. 22, 2010 at the North Valley Extended Care in Tonasket.
The economy is collapsing and despite Obama’s claims to the contrary, the government cannot get us out of this. The problem is that government spending does not add any real value to the economy. All the government can do is to “redistribute the wealth.” And redistribution does nothing to expand or create new wealth… That is why communism has failed everywhere it has been tried.
TONASKET – The Tonasket Tigers took second place while the Oroville Hornets tied for fifth at the Apple Pie Tournament on Saturday, Jan. 16.