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Linda L. Pruitt

Linda L. Pruitt, age 82, of Tonasket died on Friday, Jan. 22, 2010 at the North Valley Extended Care in Tonasket.

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New regulation not the answer

The economy is collapsing and despite Obama’s claims to the contrary, the government cannot get us out of this. The problem is that government spending does not add any real value to the economy. All the government can do is to “redistribute the wealth.” And redistribution does nothing to expand or create new wealth… That is why communism has failed everywhere it has been tried.

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Tonasket junior Tyler Laurie holding down Warden’s Cesar Rangel as he attempts to turn him over during the 130 pound Championship Round at the Apple Pie Tournament in Tonasket on Saturday, Jan. 16. Laurie won by decision 5-2 for first place. Photo by Em

Tigers second, Hornets fifth at Apple Pie Tournament

TONASKET – The Tonasket Tigers took second place while the Oroville Hornets tied for fifth at the Apple Pie Tournament on Saturday, Jan. 16.

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Tonasket junior Brandon Hudson rolling Lake Roosevelt senior Nathan Loch over for the pin during Tonasket’s home match against the Raiders on Thursday, Jan. 14. Photo by Emily Hanson

Tigers lose to Cashmere, take down Lake Roosevelt

TONASKET – In one week, the Tonasket wrestling team lost a close match to Cashmere before taking down the ninth-raked Lake Roosevelt Raiders.

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Shelby Olma, a junior for the Tonasket girls’ basketball team tries to make a shot against Cascade despite having the Kodiaks blocking it from either side during Tonasket’s loss to Cascade on Saturday, Jan. 16. Photo by Ian Dunn

Lady Tigers drop two games on the road

LEAVENWORTH – The Tonasket girls’ basketball team finished a long week of travel with a loss to Cascade after also losing to Lake Roosevelt earlier in the week.

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Tonasket sophomore John Stedtfeld crouches down to make a jump shot despite two tall Cascade defenders preparing to block the shot during Tonasket’s loss to Cascade on Saturday, Jan. 16. Photo by Ian Dunn

Tigers hoping to break losing streak

LEAVENWORTH – After losing two more games last week and increasing their losing streak to eight this season, the Tonasket boys’ basketball team is hoping for a win this week.

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Tonasket Chamber wants to welcome Olympics travelers

TONASKET – The Tonasket Chamber of Commerce is looking for a way to welcome travelers through town on their way to the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, B.C. next month.

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Mayor Patrick Plumb

Tonasket will apply for CDBG funds for sewer & water extension

TONASKET – The city council is applying for a Community Development Block Grant in order to find funding to extend sewer and water services south of Tonasket.

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Beatrice Stetz

Beatrice Stetz, 95, of Oroville, formerly of Brier, Wash. passed away Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2010 with two of her daughters, Frances and Viola, by her side.

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Dorothy Brattain

Dorothy Brattain, age 89, died on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010 at Franklin Hills Health Center in Spokane.

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