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Tonasket School District staffing levels to remain steady next year

TONASKET – During the regular Tonasket School District board meeting on Monday, May 9, Superintendent Paul Turner announced the staffing levels in the district would remain steady next year.

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Tonasket gets $24,000 planning grant for water-sewer project

TONASKET – The Tonasket City Council announced during their regular meeting on Tuesday, May 10 they had received a $24,000 Community Development Block Grant planning-only grant from the Department of Commerce for their water/sewer project.

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Blue Star Mothers Meet Monthly

Meetings 3rd Wednesday of each month at 7pm, rotating between Oroville and Tonasket for convenience of members.

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Obama did what he said he would do

My regular readers will probably find it difficult to accept my congratulations to President Obama for killing Osama Bin Laden. It was one of the few things Obama promised during his campaign where I agreed with him. During his campaign he said if he knew Osama was in Pakistan, he promised he would go in and get him. So congratulations to the President on this one.

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Letters to the Editor, May 12

Need answers

Colleen Sherlock was found dead over two months ago underextremely suspicious circumstances. She was found in the back seat of herburned car located behind a small hill off the Havillah Rd. just outside ofTonasket. There was no sign of a car going off the highway or over the side ofthe hill. The car had to have been driven there and burned.

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Duane Burl McKinney

Duane Burl McKinney, age 42 of Rathdrum, Idaho died April 30, 2011 at home.

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Brandi and Larry Clark are the new owners of Evolution Fitness Center of Tonasket.

Tonasket gym under new ownership

TONASKET – The Evolution Fitness Center of Tonasket was bought by Brandi and Larry Clark and they officially took control of the gym on April 7.

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In the article on the Oroville School Board in last week’s print edition we erroneously wrote that the school board tabled the decision on whether to reappoint Carl Iverson as next winter’s varsity high school basketball coach.

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‘Learn before you burn’ presentation informs locals on outdoor burning rule

TONASKET – A “Learn Before You Burn” presentation from the Washington State Department of Ecology informed attendees to the Green Okanogan Alternative Faire about outdoor burning rules and safety on Saturday, April 23.

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North Valley Hospital District doing well

TONASKET – One third of the way through 2011, North Valley Hospital District is doing well.

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