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Photo by Terry MillsSenior Justin Mann protects the football as he works his way through Okanogan and Tonasket players during Tonasket’s home game against Okanogan on Friday, Oct. 24.

Tonasket loses in double overtime to Okanogan, 21-20

TONASKET-In every game, one team wins and one teams loses, and on Friday night, Tonasket lost by one point in a double overtime game against Okanogan.

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Tonasket boys and girls cross country teams take fourth in league

TONASKET-The Tonasket boys and girls cross country teams both took fourth in league at the Caribou Trail League Championship meet at the Chelan course on Thursday, Oct. 23.

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Photo by Terry MillsSenior Jessica Kitterman digs the ball up during Tonasket’s game at home against Omak on Thursday, Oct. 23

Tonasket girls volleyball going to districts

TONASKET-The Tonasket girls’ volleyball team lost one game and won one game last week.

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Obama’s campaign of political disinformation

Wikipedia defines disinformation as the deliberate spreading of false information in order to deflect voter support from an opponent. Obama’s campaign has engaged in attacks on the credibility and character of anyone who would dare challenge his campaign, but it has also distorted the truth of Obama’s political agenda.

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Letters to the EditorWeek 43

Local healthcare providers opposing ‘assisted suicide’ initiative

Dear Editor:

I am writing as a physician (along with several other healthcare providers) to express our opposition to Initiative 1000 – an initiative to legalize assisted suicide in our state.

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Lula M. Thornton Weaver

Lula M. Thornton Weaver, age 83 of Tonasket, died on Oct. 1, 2008 at her home in Tonasket.

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School board meeting begins and ends on positive notes

TONASKET-All is good on the Tonasket School District front.

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Does Okanogan County need a public transportation system?

OKANOGAN – Does Okanogan County need a public transportation system, a special meeting was held last Wednesday begin discussion on the topic?

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Letters to the Editor Week 41

CRAhad zero to do with financial meltdown

Dear Editor,

            BillSlusher is back! I guess we can all look forward to another series of lettersin which everything wrong with America can be blamed on poor blacks, liberalsand previous Democratic presidents. If only it was that easy. Mr. Slusherquotes Ann Coulter (No doubt a real expert on Wall Street and macro economics!)in his letter entitled “Regulations subjugated in the name of politicscorrectness.” His central point seems to be that the financial melt-down wascaused by previous Democratic administrations demanding that bankers andmortgage companies loan money to unqualified customers.

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Tonasket volleyball improves league standing

TONASKET – The Tonasket girls’ volleyball team won both their games last week while on the road.

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