Cecile Barbara Erickson of Oroville passed away suddenly at home on May 2, 2010 at the age of 71.
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Dorthy E. Finsen, age 94, of Oroville, died on May 7, 2010 at Oroville. She was born July 29, 1915 in Hays City, Kan. to George and Mary Noel.
The driver of one vehicle is dead and a second vehicle’s driver injured after a head-on collision just south of Beebe Bridge around 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Washington State Patrol.
OKANOGAN – After less than 12-hours in deliberations, the jury for the Michelle Kitterman murder trial have found Tansy Fae Arwen Mathis and David Eugene Richards guilty.
TONASKET – In two home doubleheader games, the Tonasket baseball team finished 2-0 over Oroville and 0-2 over Lake Roosevelt last week.
TONASKET – After hours of competition in track and field events, the Tonasket boys’ track team finished in third place at the Tonasket Invitational meet while the Tiger girls finished fourth.
TONASKET – The Tonasket School District levy was passing above 62 percent late on the evening of Tuesday, April 27.
With 1,529 votes received as of 8 p.m. on Tuesday, the levy was passing with 955 “yes” votes for 62.46 percent. Just 574 votes were cast “no”, which was a 37.54 percent.
OKANOGAN – After less than 24-hours in deliberations, the jury for the Michelle Kitterman murder trial has found Tansy Fae Arwen Mathis and David Eugene Richards guilty.On April 22 at around 11 p.m., the jury found Mathis, 30 of Tonasket and Spokane, guilty of aggravated first degree murder, first degree manslaughter of an unborn child, first degree kidnapping and tampering with evidence, Sheriff Frank Rogers said. Richards, 34, Spokane, was found guilty of second degree murder and first degree manslaughter plus the enhancement of being armed.A third suspect, Brent Lane Phillips, 39 of Spokane, pled guilty earlier to first degree murder and testified at the trial. The fourth suspect, Lacey K. Hirst-Pavek, 35 of Tonasket, is scheduled to begin her trial on July 6.
Edwin Lewis Buchert was born in Watertown, S.D., June 19, 1918 to Ed and Effie Buchert. He went home to his Lord and God April 10, 2010 at the North Valley Nursing Home.
Arnold Lindbergh Birch was born in Whitetail, Mont. on May 27, 1927, the seventh of Archie and Vera Birch’s ten children.