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Summer Music in the Park approved by Tonasket Council

TONASKET – Summer Music in the Park, a new event for the Tonasket community, was approved by the Tonasket City Council during their meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 25.

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Oroville School Board accepts resignation of school director, teacher

OROVILLE – With praise for their years of service, the Oroville School Board approved the resignation of fellow director Jerry Nelson and elementary teacher David Taylor.

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Dennis Ray Frazier

Dennis Ray Frazier was born on March 24, 1955 to Lola Mae Willis in Tonasket. He was raised with his siblings: Billie, Carol, Steve, Patti, Clifford, Teresa and Cindy. He attended Oroville Schools while growing up and in 1973, with his love, Joy, his daughter, Jessica Robin was born. He doted and cherished her very much.

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The 2011 Tonasket Founders Day Grand Marshals are Sarah Kaiser and her husband Dr. Walter Henze. Photo by Emily Hanson

New chamber officers installed at banquet

TONASKET – The new officers of the Tonasket Chamber of Commerce were installed during the annual banquet on Thursday, Jan. 20.

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Geraldine F. Lay

Geraldine F. Lay

Geraldine F. Lay, of Omak, age 78, died peacefully at home on Jan. 13, 2011, of natural causes. Gerry, as most people knew her, was born Sept. 13, 1932 in Tonasket and grew up in Loomis with her parents, Iona A. Dexter and James F. Dexter.

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Beulah Ruth Lakin

Beulah Ruth Lakin, age 89, of Oroville died on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011 at North Valley Extended Care in Tonasket.

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The tragedy of making heroes out of criminals

It seems many are trying to use the tragedy in Tucson to lobby for limitations on free speech or increased limits on the sale of guns and ammunition. As usual we seem to want to allow the acts of the most disturbed and antisocial members of our society to set the limits on the freedom of the most responsible.

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NVH VA training scheduled to start soon

TONASKET – The training at North Valley Hospital for the Veteran’s Administration contract is scheduled to start by the end of this month, Administrator Linda Michel announced during the NVH board meeting on Thursday, Jan. 13.

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Selena Hines was sworn in as the newest member of the Tonasket City Council during their meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 11. Photo by Emily Hanson

Tonasket City Council appoints Hines

TONASKET – The Tonasket City Council appointed a new member to fill the seat vacated by Connie Maden at the end of 2010 during their meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 11.

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Tonasket Council looking for annexation support

TONASKET – The Tonasket City Council hosted a special meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 4 to speak with residents of the Seventh Street/Mill Drive area about the city’s plans to annex the area and provide water and sewer.

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