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Laura Ann Kinamon

Laura Ann Kinamon, age 79, of Omak died on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010 at the North Valley Extended Care in Tonasket. She was born on June 10, 1931 in Issaquah, the youngest of three girls to parents Walter and Orpha McDonald.

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Hospital District budget presented to board

TONASKET – The preliminary 2011 budget for the North Valley Hospital District was presented to the board during their meeting on Thursday, Nov. 4.

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Okanogan TV District now broadcasting digitally

OKANOGAN COUNTY – The Okanogan TV District #1 has recently finished work on their satellites on Omak and Pickens Mountains to be able to broadcast their eight channels digitally.

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Lacey Hirst-Pavek takes notes during her murder trial in Douglas County Superior Court in Waterville on Monday, Nov. 8. Photo by Emily Hanson

Witness connects Hirst-Pavek with convicted murderers

WATERVILLE – During the fourth day of testimony in Lacey Hirst-Pavek’s trial for her suspected involvement in the murder of Michelle Kitterman, a witness was able to connect her with the three people already convicted in the case.

While being examined by Prosecuting Attorney Karl Sloan, Brian Hohman from Spokane connected Hirst-Pavek to Tansy Mathis, David Richards and Brent Phillips during his testimony on Monday, Nov. 8. Hohman was a customer of Mathis’ and Mathis introduced him to Richards. Through his drug buying relationship with Richards, Hohman met Phillips, whom he only knew as “Hollywood.” Hohman knew Mathis for approximately eight months prior to the murder of Kitterman in the early morning hours of March 1, 2009, according to his testimony.

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Sandra Delores Brown

God saw Sandra was getting tired; a cure was not to be. So he put his arms around her and whispered “Come with me.” On Oct. 21, 2010 Sandra D. Brown received a special offer from her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ that she could not refuse.

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Time to get our troops out of Afghanistan

Leaving our troops in harms way while tying their hands in ways that make it impossible for them to win is immoral. We should have learned that lesson from Viet Nam.

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Tonasket Chamber officer nominations done

TONASKET – Officer nominations were made at the regular Tonasket Chamber of Commerce meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 26.

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Tonasket Council still thinking about ad valorem taxes for 2011

TONASKET – The Tonasket City Council continued their discussion of an ad valorem tax in 2011 to their Tuesday, Nov. 9 meeting during their meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 26.

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2011 NVHD budget will be presented at Nov. 4 meeting

TONASKET – The 2011 budget for the North Valley Hospital District will be presented at the next hospital board meeting on Thursday, Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. in the boardroom.

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Tonasket senior linebacker Dustin Silverthorn (33) wraps up an Okanogan Bulldog with the help of sophomore linebacker Dalton Wahl (66) as senior linebacker Keegan McCormick (6) heads in to help. Also on the way to help with the tackle are senior defensive

Senior night loss to Bulldogs for Tigers

TONASKET – The 14 seniors on the Tonasket Tigers football team had a rough final home game on Friday, Oct. 29 when they lost to the Okanogan Bulldogs 42-7.

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